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International Trade

2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
October 17, 2018 John Chung
Stanford University
"Firm Heterogeneity, Misallocation, and Trade"
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 24, 2018 Robin Gong
Stanford University
"The Local Technology Spillovers of Multinational Firms"
12:00pm
Econ Room 225
October 24, 2018 Alan Spearot
UCSC
"Market Access, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Northern Tanzania"
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 31, 2018 Seminar Cancelled
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 7, 2018 Mostafa Beshkar (joint with Ahmad Lashkaripour)
Indiana University
"Interdependence of Trade Policies In General Equilibrium"

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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 14, 2018 No Seminar
3:30pm
November 28, 2018 Marc Melitz
Harvard University
The Impact of Exports on Innovation: Theory and Evidence

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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg, Conference Room A (**PLEASE NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE **)
December 5, 2018 Kalina Manova
University College London
Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade

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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 12, 2018 Emily Breza
Harvard University
Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply (with Supreet Kaur and Nandita Krishnaswamy)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
GSB B400
2019 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
February 13, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
TBD
March 6, 2019 Nina Pavcnik
Dartmouth College
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 13, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
GSB B400
2019 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
April 3, 2019 David Weinstein
Columbia University
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 10, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
TBD
April 17, 2019 Ralph Ossa
University of Zurich
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 24, 2019 Emily Blanchard
Dartmouth Tuck School of Business
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 1, 2019 Teresa Fort
Dartmouth Tuck School of Business
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 8, 2019 Reka Juhasz
Columbia University
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 15, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
GSB B400
May 22, 2019 Eric Verhoogen
Columbia University
International Trade Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351

Past Events

2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 12, 2018 Emily Breza
Harvard University
Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply (with Supreet Kaur and Nandita Krishnaswamy)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
GSB B400
December 5, 2018 Kalina Manova
University College London
Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 28, 2018 Marc Melitz
Harvard University
The Impact of Exports on Innovation: Theory and Evidence
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg, Conference Room A (**PLEASE NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE **)
November 14, 2018 No Seminar
3:30pm
November 7, 2018 Mostafa Beshkar (joint with Ahmad Lashkaripour)
Indiana University
"Interdependence of Trade Policies In General Equilibrium"
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 31, 2018 Seminar Cancelled
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 24, 2018 Alan Spearot
UCSC
"Market Access, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Northern Tanzania"
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 24, 2018 Robin Gong
Stanford University
"The Local Technology Spillovers of Multinational Firms"
12:00pm
Econ Room 225
October 17, 2018 John Chung
Stanford University
"Firm Heterogeneity, Misallocation, and Trade"
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 10, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
October 3, 2018 Andrew Bernard
Dartmouth Tuck School of Business
The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach (joint with Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova, and Andreas Moxnes)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 3, 2018 Pete Klenow
Stanford University
Assessing the Gains from E-Commerce
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 26, 2018 Yuhei Miyauchi
Boston University (visiting Stanford University)
Matching and Agglomeration: Theory and Evidence from Firm-to-Firm Trade
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
June 13, 2018 David Atkin
MIT (visiting Stanford University)
A New Engel on the Gains from Trade: Theory and Evidence Within and Across Countries (joint withBen Faber, Thibault Fally and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 30, 2018 Joe Shapiro
Yale University
The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 23, 2018 Andrei Levchenko
University of Michigan
Foreign Shocks as Granular Fluctuations
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 16, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
May 9, 2018 Pablo Fajgelbaum
UCLA
Optimal Spatial Policies, Geography and Sorting
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 2, 2018 Rob Feenstra
UC Davis
The Pro-competitive Effects of Market Size
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 25, 2018 Pete Klenow
Stanford University
A Global View of Creative Destruction
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 18, 2018 Rodney Ludema
Georgetown University
Input Trade and Policy Uncertainty: Theory and Evidence from Chinese Firms (with Nuno Limão, Kyle Handley and Zhi Yu)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 11, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
April 4, 2018 Hewai Tang
Johns Hopkins (visiting Stanford University)
Production Networks, Trade, and Misallocation
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
March 7, 2018 Matilde BombardinI
UBC (visiting Stanford University)
Import Competition and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from China (with Bingjing Li and Ruoying Wang)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 28, 2018 Sam Kortum
Yale University (visiting Stanford University)
Firm-to-Firm Trade: Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market (joint with Jonathan Eaton and Francis Kramarz)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 21, 2018 Ben Faber
UC Berkeley (visiting Stanford University)
E-Commerce Integration and Economic Development: Evidence from China
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 13, 2017 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
December 6, 2017 Gea Lee
Singapore Management University (visiting Stanford University)
The WTO's SCM Agreement and R&D Subsidies: A Ricardian Analysis and Evidence from Korea
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 15, 2017 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
November 8, 2017 Kerem Cosar
University of Virginia
Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 1, 2017 Ali Yurukoglu
Stanford University GSB
Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations (co-authors: Kyle Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 25, 2017 Department Seminar
5:00pm
October 18, 2017 Felix Tintelnot
University of Chicago (visiting Stanford University)
Trade and Domestic Production Networks
(Paper Link)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 11, 2017 No Meeting (Combined with Joint Applied Micro Seminar)
**JAMS LINK for Seminar**
(All day)
October 4, 2017 Seminar Cancelled 10/4/17
1:30pm to 3:00pm
September 27, 2017 Oleg Itskhoki
Princeton University (visiting Stanford)
Consumption-led Growth (joint with Markus Brunnermeier and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
June 7, 2017 Seminar Cancelled 6/7/17
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 31, 2017 Claire Xue
Stanford University
Strategic Trade Policy Under Firm Heterogeneity
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 24, 2017 Renee Bowen
Stanford University GSB
Why Multilateralism: Expanding membership in Optimal International Trade Agreements (with B. Peter Rosendorff (NYU))
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 17, 2017 Chris Tonetti
Stanford University GSB
Equilibrium Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Growth
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 10, 2017 Michael Peters
visiting from Yale University
Spatial Structural Change
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 3, 2017 Jesse Perla
UBC
Product Awareness, Industry Life Cycles, and Aggregate Profits
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 26, 2017 Jong Hyun Chung
Stanford University
Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 19, 2017 David Tsirekidze
Stanford University
Trade Restrictions and Labor Productivity: Evidence from the Georgian Wine Industry
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 12, 2017 Alan Spearot
UCSC
Optimal Tariff Discrimination: Evidence from the Generalized System of Preferences
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 15, 2017 David Tsirekidze
Stanford University
Rules of Origin in Customs Unions and Global Free Trade
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 8, 2017 Claire Xue
Stanford University
Strategic Trade Policy under Firm Heterogeneity
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 28, 2017 M. Scott Taylor
University of Calgary
Pollution and Trade in a Small Open Melitz Economy (**joint seminar with Public Economics and Environmental Economics**)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 22, 2017 Jong Hyun Chung
Stanford University
Firm Heterogeneity, Misallocation, and Trade
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 8, 2017 No Seminar -
1:00pm
February 1, 2017 Kyle Bagwell
Stanford University
"Nash-in-Nash" Tariff Bargaining with and without MFN (joint work with Robert Staiger and Ali Yurukoglu)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
January 25, 2017 No Seminar -
1:30pm
January 18, 2017 Steve Redding
Princeton University
A Big Data Approach (joint work with David Weinstein)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 7, 2016 Robert Staiger
Dartmouth College
The Economic Structure of International Trade-in-Services Agreements
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 30, 2016 Claire Xue
Stanford University
Strategic Trade Policy Under Firm Heterogeneity
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 16, 2016 No Seminar (Department Seminar with Pol Friday THIS WEEK)
3:10pm to 4:10pm
November 9, 2016 ***SEMINAR CANCELLED 11/9/16***
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 2, 2016 No Seminar (IGC/SCID Conference on Thursday and Friday THIS WEEK)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 26, 2016 Jee-Hyeong Park
Seoul National University (Visiting Harvard University)
Imperfect Monitoring and Settlement
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 19, 2016 David Tsirekidze
Stanford University
Global Supply Chains, Trade Agreements and Rules of Origin
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 12, 2016 Jong Hyun Chung
Stanford University
Firm Heterogeneity, Misallocation, and Trade
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 5, 2016 No Seminar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 28, 2016 Kyle Bagwell
Stanford University
Trade Policy under Monopolistic Competition with Firm Selection (joint with Seung Hoon Lee)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
June 1, 2016 Mike Waugh
NYU Stern
Information Globalization
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 25, 2016 ***SEMINAR CANCELLED 5/25/16***
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 18, 2016 Nuno Limao
UMD
Trade Collapses: the Role of Economic and Policy Uncertainty in the Great Recession” (with Jeronimo Carballo and Kyle Handley)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 11, 2016 Jon Vogel
Columbia
Immigration
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 4, 2016 Cecile Gaubert
UC Berkeley
Tourism and Economic Development: Evidence from Mexico's Coastline
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 27, 2016 Gordon Hanson
UCSD
Importing Political Polarization: The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 20, 2016 Title: 4/20/16 TBA (Joint Seminar located at UC Berkeley
3:30pm to 5:00pm
April 13, 2016 Ralph Ossa
University of Chicago Booth
Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization (with Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, and Mu-Jeung Yang)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 6, 2016 No Seminar
1:30pm
March 30, 2016 Amit Khandelwal
Columbia University GSB
Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 9, 2016 Gilles Duranton
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Factor Misallocation In India with Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover, and Bill Kerr
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 2, 2016 Arnaud Costinot
MIT
Micro to Macro: Optimal Trade Policy with Firm Heterogeneity" (joint with A. Rodriguez-Clare and I. Werning)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 25, 2016 Pol Antras
Harvard University
Inequality, Costly Redistribution and Welfare in an Open Economy (**NOTE** Different Day and Location)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 206
February 17, 2016 Giovanni Maggi
Yale University
Learning by Ruling: a Dynamic Model of Trade Disputes (with Robert W. Staiger)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 10, 2016 No Seminar
1:30pm
February 3, 2016 No Seminar
3:30pm
January 27, 2016 No Seminar (Job Market Talks)
1:30pm
January 20, 2016 No Seminar (Job Market Talks)
1:30pm
January 13, 2016 No Seminar (Job Market Talks)
1:30pm
January 6, 2016 No Seminar (Job Market Talks)
1:30pm
December 2, 2015 Brian Kovak
CMU
Quality-Adjusted Price Measurement: A New Approach With Evidence from Semiconductors (joint with UC Berkeley)
Current paper link
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 25, 2015 No Seminar (Thanksgiving)
3:30pm
November 18, 2015 NO SEMINAR (IGC/SCID CONFERENCE on Thursday and Friday THIS WEEK)
3:30pm
November 11, 2015 Luigi Pascali
University of Warwick
The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development (Joint with Economic History Workshop)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 4, 2015 Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale SOM
Trade and Labor Market Dynamics
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URL Paper Link
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 27, 2015 Claudia Steinwender
HBS
The Intellectual Spillovers of War? Defense R&D, Productivity and Spillovers (joint with Enrico Moretti and John van Reenen)***Seminar to be held at UC Berkeley***
4:00pm to 5:30pm
UC Berkeley
October 21, 2015 Mari Tanaka
Stanford University
Exporting Sweatshops?: Evidence from Myanmar
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 14, 2015 Art Tosborvorn
Stanford University
Heterogeneous Exporters' Responses to Trade Liberalization: the Case of Thailand and Vietnam
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 7, 2015 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Princeton University
Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 30, 2015 Michael Peters
Yale University
THE GAINS FROM INPUT TRADE IN FIRM-BASED MODELS OF IMPORTING
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 23, 2015 Oleg Itskhoki
Princeton University
International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large Are Strategic Complementarities?
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 27, 2015 John McLaren
University of Virginia
Fast-track Authority: A Hold-Up Interpretation
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 20, 2015 Ariel Burstein,
UCLA
Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 6, 2015 Francisco Buera
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Global Diffusion of Ideas
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 29, 2015 Andres Rodriguez-Clare,
UC Berkeley
Slicing the Pie: Quantifying the Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Trade
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 15, 2015 Paula Bustos
CREI & Princeton University
Agricultural Productivity and Structural Transformation. Evidence from Brazil
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 8, 2015 Giovanni Peri,
UC Davis
Immigrants' Effect on Native Workers: New Analysis on Longitudinal Data
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1:30pm to 3:30pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 10, 2015 Andrew B. Bernard
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, CEPR & NBER
Contracting and the Division of the Gains from Trade (Joint with UC Berkeley)(**NOTE DIFFERENT TIME AND PLACE**)
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2:00pm to 3:30pm
UC Berkely 597 Evans Hall
March 4, 2015 Treb Allen
Northwestern University
Volatility and the Gains from Trade
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 25, 2015 Kiminori Matsuyama,
Northwestern University
Globalization and Synchronization of Innovation Cycles Seminar in series: Econ 365 International Trade Workshop
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
February 18, 2015 Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University
Growth, Trade, and Inequality
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 11, 2015 Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
A Tractable Approach to Pass-Through Patterns
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1:30pm to 3:30pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 3, 2014 Robert Staiger
Dartmouth College
Multilateral Trade Bargaining: A First Peek at the GATT Bargaining Data (seminar joint with UC Berkeley)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 19, 2014 Jonathan Dingel
University of Chicago Booth
The Determinants of Quality Specialization
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 4, 2014 Thierry Mayer,
PSE
From micro to macro: Demand and supply-side determinants of the trade elasticity (**Special Day and Place**)
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Evans Hall Room 648, UC Berkeley
October 29, 2014 Stephen Redding
Princeton University
External Integration, Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Evidence from Argentina 1870-1914
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
October 22, 2014 Costas Arkolakis,
Yale University
Universal Gravity (with T. Allen and Y. Takahashi )
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 15, 2014 Jackie Chan,
Stanford University
Trade Intermediation, Financial Frictions, and the Gains from Trade
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 6, 2014 David Atkin
UCLA
Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico (Joint with Development)
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 1, 2014 Seunghoon Lee
Stanford University
Business Groups and Export Financing
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 24, 2014 Sam Kortum
Yale University
Firm-toFirm Trade Imports, Exports and the Labor Market (joint with Jonathan Eaton and Francis Kramarz)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
Econ Bldg 351