SPRING 2013 SCHEDULE
International Trade Seminar
DATE / SPEAKER / PRESENTATION
February 7 - No seminar
Northwestern University (IES Fellow 2012-2013)
"Trade and the Topography of the Spatial Economy"
Gene Grossman, Princeton University
"Matching and Sorting in the Global Economy"
Natalia Ramondo, Arizona State University
"Scale Effects and Productivity Across Countries: Does Country Size Matter?"
L. Kamran Bilir, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Patent Laws, Product Lifecycle Lengths, and Multinational Activity"
Jan De Loecker, Princeton University
"Reallocation and Technology: Evidence from the US Steel Industry"
March 21- No seminar (Spring Break)
Carl Davidson, Michigan State University
"A Simple Model of Globalization, Schooling and Skill Acquisition"
John McLaren, University of Virginia
"Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and
April 11- No IES Seminar - Department-wide Seminar
Jonathan Vogel, Columbia University (IES Kenen Fellow 2012-2013)
"Accounting for Changes in Between Group Inequality"
Irene Brambilla, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
"Trade Shocks, Firm-level Investment Decisions and Labor Market Responses"
May 1 (Wednesday, 2:40-4:00 p.m. 200 Fisher Hall)
Johannes Van Biesebroeck, KU Leuven (Joint with Applied Microeconomics)
"WTO Accession and Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms"
Miklos Koren, Central European University
"Lumpy Trade and the Welfare Effects of Administrative Barriers"
***The Frank D. Graham Memorial Lecture***
Olivier Blanchard, Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund
"Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy"
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
***The Frank D. Graham Memorial Lecture will be held on Monday, May 6, 4:30-6:00 P.M. ***
ALL SEMINARS WILL
TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAYS FROM 4:15 TO 5:45 P.M. IN 200 FISHER HALL
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
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