EUROPEAN TRADE STUDY GROUP

Fourth Annual Conference

Kiel, Germany

13 - 15 September 2002

 

FINAL Programme

Time/ActivitY

Parallel Session 1

Parallel Session 2

Parallel Session 3

Parallel Session 4

Friday, 13 September 2002

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome

PLENARY 1

 

09:45 - 10:15

When Does Trade Hurt? Market, Transition and Developing Economies

Kala Krishna

10:15 - 10:45

Factor Price Equalization in the UK?

Stephen Redding

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee

A SESSIONS

A1 FDI & MNEs 1

A2 Competition & Market Structure 1

A3 Environment & Trade 1

 

11:15 - 11:35

Regional Tax Coordination and Foreign Direct Investment

Ian Wooton

Product Differentiation and the Gains from Trade under Bertrand Duopoly

David Collie

Do Environmental Regulations Influence Trade Patterns?

Robert Elliott

 

11:35 - 11:55

Endogenous Market Structures and the Gains from Foreign Direct Investment

Roberto De Santis

Home Bias and International Price Discrimination

Switgard Feuerstein

On National and International Trade in Greenhouse Gas Emission Permits

Katrin Rehdanz

 

11:55 - 12:15

Technology Sourcing and Strategic Foreign Direct Investment

Carsten Eckel

What Information is Needed for Welfare-enhancing Policies under International Oligopoly?

Jota Ishikawa

Environmental Product Standard and Trade Flows: Empirical Evidence from the German Packaging Ordinance

Sara Scatasta

 

12:15 - 12:35

Market Entry and Foreign Direct Investment

Frank Stähler

Busting International Cartels: What Impact on Trade Flows?

Simon Evenett & Julian Latimer Clark

Exporting Dirty Industries to Each Other

Laixun Zhao

 

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch

B SESSIONS

B1 FDI & MNEs 2

B2 Competition & Market Structure 2

B3A Environment & Trade 2

 

14:00 - 14:20

 

Antidumping: What are the Numbers?

Maurizio Zanardi

Transboundary Pollution and Customs Unions

Pertti Haaparanta

 

14:20 - 14:40

Foreign Ownership, Returns to Scale and Productivity: Evidence from UK Manufacturing Establishments

Holger Görg

Mergers and Strategic Trade Policy

Dermot Leahy

Environment Management Policy with International Carbon Leakages

Kazuharu Kiyono

 

 

 

 

B3B Development, Growth, & Trade 1

 

14:40 - 15:00

Impacts of Intellectual Property Rights on International Licensing: Evidence from Licensing Contracts of Japanese Industry

Sadao Nagaoka

Antidumping and Market Power: Evidence from Firm-level Data

Hylke Vandenbussche

Does Saving Really Matter for Growth? Mexico (1970-2000)

Maria Teresa Alguacil

 

15:00 - 15:20

An Empirical Investigation of Global Japanese Banking FDI

Michael Ryan

Firms' Location Choices, Modes of Entry and Economic Integration

Olivier Bertrand

Textile is Dead, Long Live Textile

Joakim Gullstrand

 

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee

C SESSIONS

C1 FDI & MNEs 3

C2 Competition & Market Structure 3

C3 Development, Growth, & Trade 2

 

16:00 - 16:20

Foreign Capital Flows and Trade Performance in Advanced Transition Economies

Pál Gáspár

Policy Synchronization and Staggering in a Dynamic Model of Strategic Trade

Juan Ruiz

Bangladesh: Textiles versus Clothing

Claudia Herok

 

16:20 - 16:40

Spillovers from Foreign Firms through Worker Mobility

Holger Görg

Trade, Internationalization of Production and the Role of Intermediate Goods

Jörn Kleinert

Biotechnology Boosts to Crop Productivity in China and its Impact on Global Trade

Frank Van Tongeren

 

16:40 - 17:00

Modelling FDI and the Dynamics of International Specialisation and Catching-up

Michael Landesmann

 

 

 

Saturday, 14 September 2002

D SESSIONS

D1 FDI & MNEs 4

D2 Economic Geography 1

D3 Trade Policy 1

D4 Empirics of Trade 1

09:15 - 09:35

 

Transport Costs in South-South Trade: Geography Matters

Souleymane Coulibaly

 

An Applied General Equilibrium Analysis on Economic and Environmental Impacts of New Road Transport Network in Pakistan

Khan Mohammad Brohi

09:35 - 09:55

Industry Concentration, International Outsourcing and Economic Fundamentals

Hartmut Egger

 

Why Legislators are Such Protectionists: The Role of Majoritarian Voting in Setting Tariffs

Gerald Willmann

Estimating Trade Elasticities in General Equilibrium

Joseph Francois

09:55 - 10:15

A Note on Restricting the Inflow of Foreign Direct Investment

Klaus Desmet

Real Trade Costs, Tariffs, and Welfare

Philipp J.H. Schröder

The WTO and Domestic Coalitions: The Effects of Negotiations and Enforcement in the EU

Dirk De Bievre

Transport Costs and Infrastructures: Do They Influence Exports?

Inmaculata Martinez-Zarzoso

10:15 - 10:35

Structural Policy Reform and the Distribution of FDI in Europe

Michael Pfaffermayr

Search and the City

Pieter Gautier

Minimum Quality Levels and Import Tariffs

Praveen Kujal

The Implications of a French Departure from the EU

Ricard Smith

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee

E SESSIONS

E1 FDI & MNEs 5

E2 Economic Geography 2

E3 Trade Policy 2

E4 Empirics of Trade 2

11:15 - 11:35

 

A Geographic Game with Intermediate Goods

José Pedro Pontes

 

Intra-industry Trade Dynamics of Turkey

Pinar Narin Emirhan

11:35 - 11:55

Preferential Trade Agreements and Tax Competition for Foreign Direct Investment

Horst Raff

A Two Peripheries Model when Quality Matters

Helena Marques

Simulating agricultural policy reform with ATPSM

David Vanzetti and Brett Graham

A Dynamic Analysis of Jordan's Trade Liberalisation

Omar Feraboli

11:55 - 12:15

Parent-Firm's Characteristics and Ownership Structure Of Foreign Affiliates

Fernando Merino

Geography and Growth - Some Empirical Evidence

Per Botolf Maurseth

 

Estimating and Interpreting Dynamic Supply and Demand Equations in International Markets

Martin Meurers

12:15 - 12:35

Does North-South Integration Affect Multinational Firms' Strategies?

Mohamed Habib Zitouna

Explaining Mercosur Sectoral Exports to the EU: The Role of Economic and Geographical distance

Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso

On the Non-equivalence of Tariffs and Tariffs: Welfare Ranking Ad Valorem and Specific Tariffs under Monopolistic Competition

Jan Guldager Jřrgensen

Trade and Growth in India: Cointegration and Causality Evidence

Abhijit Sharma

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch

F SESSIONS

F1 Regionalism 1

F2 Technology Diffusion 1

F3 Trade Policy 3

F4 Empirics of Trade 3

14:00 - 14:20

Poland's Trade with the EU in the Perspective of International Trade Theories

Elzbieta Czarny

Trade, Product Differentiation, and Technology Transfer Mergers in Oligopolistic Markets

Cillian Ryan

Export Restraints in a Model of Trade with Capital Accumulation

Luca Lambertini

Industrial Diversity, Trade Patterns, and Productivity Catching-Up

Julia Wörz

14:20 - 14:40

The Impact of Monetary Union on Trade Prices

Robert Anderton

On the Determinants of International Embodied Technology Diffusion

José Luis Groizard

Potential Formula Approaches to International Trade Negotiations

Will Martin

Why Don't Trade Patterns Change?

Steven Husted

14:40 - 15:00

Have a Break, Have a ... National Currency: When Do Monetary Unions Fall Apart?

Volker Nitsch

International R&D Spillovers and the Absorptive Capacity of Multinationals

Leo A. Grünfeld

 

Financial Services Trade

Felix Eschenbach

15:00 - 15:20

Optimal Monetary Policy in the Area of the Euro: Arbitrage in Inflation-Output-Interest Rate Adjustment

Frederique Sibi

How Trade Policy Affects Technology Adoption and Productivity

Berthold Herrendorf

 

Geographical Specialisation in Europe: Between or Within Countries?

Marius Brülhart

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee

G SESSIONS

G1 Regionalism 2

G2 Technology Diffusion 2

G3 Trade, Labour, & Migration 1

G4 Empirics of Trade 4

16:00 - 16:20

Analysis of Intra- and Inter-regional Trade in East Asia: Changes in Comparative Advantage Structures and Interdependency in Trade Flows

Rasmus Rüffer

International Technology Diffusion Through Imports and Its Impact on Economic Growth

Carmela Martin

Measuring the Effect of Globalisation on Labour Demand Elasticity: An Empirical Application to OECD

Anna Falzoni

Sunk Costs to Exports

Matteo Bugamelli

16:20 - 16:40

Does European Integration Change New Members' Trade?

Michal Greszta & Katarzyna Sledziewska

Pricing to Market at Firm Level

Diego Rodriguez

Fragmentation, Productivity and Relative Wages in the UK: A General Equilibrium Approach

Alexander Hijzen

Does Exporting Lead to Better Performance? A Microeconometric Analysis of a Matched Sample of Firms

David Greenaway

16:40 - 17:00

EU Enlargement and Industrial Relocation within the CEECs

Pamina Koenig-Soubeyran

 

Patterns of International Fragmentation of Production and Implications for the Labour Markets

Lucia Tajoli

Are the Prices of Tradables Lower in Large Countries?

Gianpaolo Rossini

17:00 - 17:20

Intra and Extra-Euro Area Imports

Frauke Skudelny

 

Trade Liberalisation And Labour Markets: Perspective From OECD Countries

Robert Stehrer

 

Sunday, 15 September 2002

H SESSIONS

H1 Regionalism 3

H2 Trade in Services

H3 Trade, Labour, & Migration 2

H4 Empirics of Trade 5

09:15 - 09:35

The Pure Effects of European Integration on Intra-EU Core and Periphery Trade

Peter Egger

Energy Trade in Europe: Competition and Regulation

Ana-Maria Boromisa

The Role of the Demand Effect in the Adjustment of Employment to Trade

Daniel Mirza

Similarity of Supply and Demand Shocks Between the Euro Area and the CEECs

Jarko Fidrmuc

09:35 - 09:55

European Integration and Regional Trade: The Iberian Experience

Dias Joăo

Intra-industry Trade in Financial Assets

Hyun-Hoon Lee 

Do Labour Standards Affect Comparative Advantage? Evidence for Labour-intensive Goods

Matthias Busse

Exchange Rate Volatility, Trade and Regional Integration: Evidence from Latin America

Paolo Giordano

09:55 - 10:15

European Integration and the Division of Labour between European Regions

Christiane Krieger-Boden

 

A General Model of Fair Wages in an Open Economy

Udo Kreickemeier and Steffi Schoenwald

Exchange Rates and Transition Economies' Export Prices: Is There Evidence for Pricing-to-Market Behavior?

Emilia Penkova

10:15 - 10:35

 

 

Job Insecurity and the Wage-Skill Gap: the Implications of Labor Demand Volatility

Daniel Traca

Exchange Rate Volatility, Industry-Specific Factors and Sectoral Trade

Nicolas Peridy

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee

I SESSIONS

 

I2 Networks & Trade

I3 Trade, Labour, & Migration 3

I4 Empirics of Trade 6

11:00 - 11:20

 

Commodity Classification and Network Effect in International Trade

Masahiro Endoh

The Link between Immigration and Trade in Spain (1991-2000)

Jose Vicente Blanes-Cristobal

Mercosur-EU Trade: The Impact of Adverse Macroeconomic Developments and Trade Barriers on Mercosur Exports

Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.

11:20 - 11:40

 

Free Trade Networks

Taiji Furusawa

Labor Standards, Oligopsony in the Labor Market, and the Location of Firms

Alireza Naghavi

 

11:40 - 12:00

 

Barter Networks, Monopolistic Competition and Opening to International Trade

Leena Kerkelä

 

The Determinants of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe: A Dynamic Panel Approach

Farid Toubal

PLENARY 2

 

 12:00 - 12:30

Economic Take-offs in a Dynamic Process of Globalization

Eric Bond

 12:30 - 13:00

Competitive versus Comparative Advantage

Peter Neary

 

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Revised: 3 October 2002