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Wallace Hall, Room 300

Organizers: Giovanni Maggi (Yale University), Helen V. Milner (Princeton University), and Kenneth Scheve (Yale University)

By invitation only.
To request to attend the conference, please e-mail Patricia Trinity

Friday, April 20, 2012
9:00-9:30am Continental breakfast and Introductions
 

9:30-11:45am

Session 1: Trade Agreements

  The Effect of WTO on the Extensive and Intensive Margins of Trade
Pushan Dutt (INSEAD), Ilian Mihov (INSEAD & CEPR) and Timothy Van Zandt (INSEAD& CEPR)
  Discussant: Robert S. Staiger (Stanford University)
  Free Trade Agreements and the Consolidation of Democracy
Emanuel Ornelas (London School of Economics) and Xuepeng Liu (Kennesaw State University)
  Discussant: Edward D. Mansfield (University of Pennsylvania)
 
11:45am-1:15pm Lunch
 

1:15-3:30pm

Session 2: Lobbying and Trade Policy

  America and Trade Liberalization: A Revisionist Account
Judith L. Goldstein (Stanford University) and Robert Gulotty (Stanford University)
  Discussant: Kishore Gawande (Texas A&M University)
  Protection for Free? The Political Economy of U.S. Tariff Suspensions
Rodney D. Ludema (Georgetown University), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown University) and Prachi Mishra (International Monetary Fund)
  Discussant: Jens Hainmueller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
 
3:30-3:45pm Refreshment break
 

3:45-6:00pm

Session 3: Trade and Wages

  Looking for Local Labor-Market Effects of the NAFTA
John E. McLaren (University of Virginia) and Shushanik Hakobyan (Middlebury College)
  Discussant: A. Kerem Co┼čar ( University of Chicago)
  Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Dynamics
Rafael Dix-Carneiro (University of Maryland)
  Discussant: Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)
 
6:30pm Reception and dinner


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