ETSG 2006 Vienna

Eighth Annual Conference

7-9 September 2006

WIIW and Universität Wien

Time

Parallel Session 1

HS 28

Parallel Session 2

HS 30

Parallel Session 3

HS 31

Parallel Session 4

HS 32

Parallel Session 5

HS 7

Parallel Session 6

HS 23

Thursday, 07 September 2006

14:45-15:00

Welcome Gerhard Clemenz, Universität Wien

15:00-15:45

PLENARY SESSION 1, Kleiner Festsaal                                                                                    Chair: Ian Wooton

Multilateralising Regionalism

Richard Baldwin

15:45-16:00

Conference briefing Ian Wooton

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

A1 FDI

A2 POL

A3 EMP

A4 FRM

A5 COM

A6 PTA

16:30-16:50

FDI-Trade-Environment Linkages: Changing Flows between EU (15), Enlarged EU and Non-European Countries

Onur Koska, Hakan Mihça, and Cagatay Selim

The End of the MFA: Globalisation Giveth and Globalisation Taketh Away

Louise Curran

Structural Change, Success and Crisis in Argentina: Mistaking Transitory for Permanent Export Response

Alberto M. Diaz-Cafferata and Jorge Alberto Fornero

Do Foreign-owned Firms Have a Lower Innovation Intensity Than Domestic Firms?

Martin Falk and
Rahel Falk

Dumping and Injury Margins in a Reciprocal Dumping Model with Horizontal as Well as Vertical Product Differentiation

Jřrgen Drud Hansen and Jřrgen Ulff-Mřller Nielsen

The Customs Union with the European Union and Its Impact on Turkey’s Economic Growth

Arzu Akkoyunlu-Wigley, Sevinc Mihci, and
Hakan Arslan

16:50-17:10

International Services Outsourcing, Wages and Innovation

Holger Görg and
Aoife Hanley

Parallel Imports and Price Controls

Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L-C Lai

Bilateral Predictions in a Multilateral World? Revisiting the Theory

Daniel Bernhofen

Endogenous Pre-trade Equilibria and Trade Liberalisation in Differentiated-goods Oligopoly Models

Cillian Ryan and
Toby Kendall

Globalization, Monopolistic Competition and International Trade

Elzbieta Czarny and Katarzyna Sledziewska

The Effects of Economic Integration on Trade Volumes under International Oligopoly

Jota Ishikawa,
Hiroshi Mukunoki, and
Yoshimasa Shirai

17:10-17:30

Technological Asymmetries and Strategic Plant Location by a Multinational

Alessandra Guariglia, Arijit Mukherjee, and Kullapat Suetrong

Exclusive Rights, Policy Bias and Trade Distorting State Trading Enterprises

Steve McCorriston and Donald MacLaren

Rethinking Productivity Measures in Case of
Exporters

Anže Burger, Jože P
Damijan, Črt Kostevc,
and Polanec Sašo

Extending the Melitz Model to Asymmetric Countries

Rod Falvey, David Greenaway, and Zihong Yu

Volatility, Financial Constraints, and Trade

Maria Garcia-Vega and Alessandra Guariglia

Multilateral Trade Liberalisation and the Potential for Preference Erosion on the EU market

Louise Curran, Lars Nilsson, and Gaspar Frontini

17:30-17:50

Triggering FDI inflows: Government Policies, and Recommendations for Small Transition Economies

Michael Koenig and
Sinisa Kusic

Doha and the Developing World: Explaining Deadlocks in WTO Negotiations

Euan MacMillan

Is Distance a Good Proxy for Transport Costs?: An Empirical Analysis of Spanish Exports to Poland and Turkey

Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso and
Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann

Firm Heterogeneity and the Labour Market Effects of Trade Liberalisation

Hartmut Egger and
Udo Kreickemeier

The Determinants of Price Undertakings in the EU

Estela Montado

A High-Speed Train Scenario for Central Europe: Some Long-Term Regional Growth Forecasts

Wolfgang Polasek

17:50-18:10

Multinational Firms, Monopolistic Competition and Foreign Investment Uncertainty

Arunish Chawla

Steepest Ascent Tariff Reforms

Pascalis Raimondos-Mřller and Alan Woodland

A Dynamic Gravity Framework: An Application to Trade in the EuroMed Region

Juan Ruiz and Josep Vilarrubia

FDI Spillovers, Firm Heterogeneity and Degree of Ownership: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing

Filip Abraham, Jozef Konings, and Veerle Slootmaekers

Did U.S. Safeguards Resuscitate Harley Davidson in the 1980s?

Taiju Kitano and
Hiroshi Ohashi

Preferential Trade, Sunk Costs, and the Path-Dependent Expansion of Exports

Ingo Borchert

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 2, Kleiner Festsaal                                                                                   Chair: Maurizio Zanardi

The Effect of Offshoring on Regional Demand for Labor: Evidence for Sweden

Karolina Ekholm and Katariina Hakkala

20:00

Reception, Rathaus

Friday, 08 September 2006

09:00-10:40

B1 FDI

B2 POL

B3 EMP

B4 FRM

B5 COM

B6 PTA

09:00-09:20

Effects of Adverse Selection on a Multinational Firm's Decision on Where to Subcontract

António Brandăo and
Rosa Forte

Institutional Quality and Comparative Advantage: An Empirical Assessment

Marcella Nicolini

EU Market Access for Mediterranean Fruit and Vegetables: A Gravity Model Assessment

Charlotte Emlinger and Emmanuelle Chevassus-Lozza

Fragmentation, Heterogeneity and Trade within Europe

Mark Knell and
Martin Srholec

Did the Entry of Low Cost Companies Foster the Growth of Strategic Alliances in the Airline Industry?

Andrea Mantovani and Ornella Tarola

Does the EU Enlargement Cause Trade Diversion from Russian Exports?

Aurora Mordonu

09:20-09:40

FDI and Trade: Complements and Substitutes

José Pedro Pontes

EU Quota Restrictions on Textiles and Clothing

Karen Jackson

Estimating Agglomeration and Dispersion Forces in a Multi-Region Geography Model as Applied to Spain

Razaque Bhatti and
Henk Brand

Factors Driving the Firm’s Decision to Export: Firm-level Evidence from Poland

Jan Hagemejer

Firms Behaving Badly: International Regulation of Anticompetitive Behavior

Joseph Francois

Disentangling the Determinants of Rules of Origin: Econometric
Evidence from NAFTA

Alberto Portugal-Pérez

09:40-10:00

Modelling FDI in WorldScan: Application of the Services Directive

Arjan Lejour, Hugo Rojas-Romagosa, and Gerard Verweij

Did US Safeguard Protection on Steel Affect Market Power of European Steel Producers?

Hylke Vandenbussche and Ziga Zarnic

Explaining Spatial Variation in Housing Prices: An Economic Geography Approach

Karolien De Bruyne and
Jan Van Hove

Trade, Industry Structure and Different Sources of Firm Heterogeneity

Jan Guldager Jorgensen and Philipp J.H. Schröder

Openness, Growth, and Income Convergence in Africa

Mina Baliamoune-Lutz

Currency Unions Cannot Defy Gravity – Mind the Curves
and (Slippery) Slopes

Hajime Katayama and
Mark Melatos

10:00-10:20

Exports, FDI and Cross-Border Strategic Alliances

Larry Qiu

Trade Policy and Risk Diversification

Barbara Pfeffer

Sectoral Agglomeration Effects in European Regions

Marius Brülhart and
Nicole Mathys

A Survival Analysis of Manufacturing Firms in Export Markets

Silvio Esteve Peréz, Juan A. Máńez Castillejo, María Rochina-Barrachina, and Juan A. Sanchis Llopis

Does Antidumping Use Contribute to Trade Liberalization? An Empirical Analysis

Michael O. Moore and Maurizio Zanardi

Interdependent Preferential Trade Agreement Memberships: An Empirical Analysis

Peter Egger and
Mario Larch

10:20-10:40

The Impact of MNEs on Domestic Firms in CEECs: A Micro-econometric Approach

Marcella Nicolini and
Laura Resmini

Trade Policy and Sectoral Manufacturing Specialization

Antoni Estevadeordal and Christian Volpe Martincus

Trade in Parts and Components and Central Eastern European Countries’ Industrial Geography

Gianfranco De Simone

Corporate Governance and Firm’s Performance in International Markets. Some Preliminary Evidence

Marco Cucculellli

Losers, Winners and Prisoner Dilemmas in International Subsidy Wars

Armando José Garcia Pires

Spoke Trade in the EU
Eastern Periphery: An Econometric Assessment

Fabienne Boudier-
Bensebaa
and Olivier Lamotte

10:40-11:10

Coffee

11:10-12:50

C1 FDI

C2 POL

C3 EMP

C4 FRM

C5 LAB

C6 PTA

11:10-11:30

Exporters and the Role of International Knowledge Transfer in Innovation: Evidence from UK Firms

Richard Kneller

Political Economy of Polands Trade Policy. Empirical Verification of Grossman-Helpman Model

Jan Hagemejer and
Jan Michalek

A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Free Trade Agreements in Gravity Equations

Maria Pina Cipollina and Luca Salvatici

Information Costs, Networks and Intermediation in International Trade

Dimitra Petropoulou

Heterogeneous Agents, Human Capital Formation and International Income Inequality

Haris Munandar and
Jean-Marie Viaene

Regional Integration Agreements: Impact, Geography and Efficiency

Fazia Pusterla

11:30-11:50

Stay or Leave? Choice of Plant Location with Cost Heterogeneity

Jota Ishikawa and
Yoshimasa Komoriya

Concertina Reforms with International Capital Mobility

Udo Kreickemeier and Pascalis Raimondos-Mřller

The European Union Trade Strategy: An Empirical Evaluation of Preferential Trade Agreements’ Effects on EU Import Flows

Roberta de Santis and Claudio Vicarelli

Producer Services, Manufacturing, and Trade

Joseph Francois and
Julia Wörz

Introducing Income Distribution to the Linder Hypothesis

Helena Bohman and
Désirée Nilsson

Measuring the Static Effects of European Customs Union on Turkey's Foreign Trade

Fatma Nur Karaman

11:50-12:10

Endogenous FDI Spillovers: Do You Want to Keep Your Recipe to Yourself?

Kiyoshi Matsubara

The Economics of WTO Enforcement

Sebastian Wilckens

An Investigation of the Role of Expectations in Trade: the Case of the Gravity Model

Javad Abedini

Fragmentation and Trade: A Network Perspective

Martin Srholec

Poverty Implications of Excluding Special Agricultural Products from Trade Liberalization

Maros Ivanic and Will Martin

Trade Creation, Diversion and Displacement of the EU Enlargement Process

Fredrik Wilhelmsson

12:10-12:30

Knowledge Spillovers and FDI Ownership

Roger Smeets and
Albert de Vaal

The impacts of WTO Export Subsidy Abolition on the
Agri-Food Industry in the EU

Leena Kerkela, Jyrki Niemi, and Heikki Lehtonen

To Log or Not to Log, or How to Estimate a Gravity Model?

Dieter Schumacher and
Boriss Siliverstovs

Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from Ukrainian Economy

Elena Besedina

Foreign Entry Deterrence by the Dominant Local Firm in the Existence of a Rent-Seeking Bureaucracy

Andrew Stivers and
Ayça Tekin-Koru

Does Preferential Trade Benefit Poor Countries? A General Equilibrium Assessment with Nonhomothetic Preferences

Albert de Vaal and
Joachim Stibora

12:30-12:50

Employment Effects of Privatisation and Foreign Acquisition of Chinese State-owned Enterprises

Yundan Gong, Holger Görg, and Sara Maioli

A Theoretical Perspective on a Multilateral Agreement on Investment

Dieter Urban

Estimating Tariff Equivalents to Services Trade: A Gravity Model Approach

Keith Walsh

Characteristics and Performances of French Manufacturing Exporting Firms

Flora Bellone, Lionel Nesta, Patrick Musso, and
Michel Quere

 

The Scale of Internal Market and the Growth Effects of Regional Economic Integration. The Case of
the EU

Tomasz Brodzicki

12:50-14:10

Lunch

14:10-14:40

SPECIAL PRESENTATION, HS 28                                                                                             Chair: Julia Wörz

WTO World Trade Report 2006

Roberta Piermartini

14:40-16:00

D1 FDI

D2 POL

D3 EMP

D4 TAX

D5 LAB

D6 PTA

14:40-15:00

Acquisitions, Multinationals, and Wage Dispersion

Fredrik Heyman, Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall, and Fredrik Sjřholm

Optimal Education Policies and Comparative Advantage

Spiros Bougheas, Richard Kneller, and Ray Riezman

The Effect  of Antidumping
on Bilateral Trade in the Multilateral Trading System: Evidence from Panel Data

Peter Egger and Doug Nelson

Export Competition

Eckhard Janeba

Occupational Choice, Specific vs. General Human Capital Investments under Uncertain Terms of Trade

Toshihiro Ichida

Free Trade and Factor Proportions in the GCC

Henry Thompson and Hugo Toledo

15:00-15:20

Intellectual Property Rights Protection, FDI, and Process Innovation in North-South Trade

Naoto Jinji

Effective Protection and Trade Policy in Presence of International Production Networks

Lucia Tajoli

Influence of European Integration on Intensity of Intra-industry Trade of Poland

Artur Klimek

How Does the International Distribution of Firm Ownership Affect the Intensity of Tax Competition?

Ben Ferrett and Ian Wooton

On Trade and Poverty-induced Comparative Advantage

Robbert Maseland and Albert de Vaal

Trade Effects of the Europe Agreements

Helena Marques and
Julia Spies

15:20-15:40

Assessing FDI under Uncertainty

Erdal Yalcin

Conflicts and Delays in International Trade Agreements

Jung Hur

Trade and Productivity: An Industry and Aggregate Perspective

Harald Badinger and
Fritz Breuss

Corporate Taxation, New Economic Geography Factors and Industry Location: An Empirical Investigation for the European Union

Klimis Vogiatzoglou

Imports as Product and
Labor Market Discipline

Hervé Boulhol, Sabien Dobbelaere,
and Sara Maioli

Bulgaria: between Regionalisation and European Integration

Polia Todorova

15:40-16:00

To Share or Not To Share: Does Local Participation Matter for Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment?

Beata Javorcik and
Mariana Spatareanu

Inefficient Policies, Inefficient Institutions and Trade

Ruben Segura-Cayuela

Diversification and Concentration Patterns in the World Economy, 1975-1995: The Heckscher-Ohlin Hypothesis

Catia Batista and
Jacques Potin

No Taxation without…Infrastructure: A NEG Model with Endogenous Transport Costs

Stefan Gruber and
Luigi Marattin

Trade and Employment: Evidence from Morocco

Novella Bottini and Michael Gasiorek

Multinationals and Environmental Spillovers: The Role of Ownership, Training and Experience

Matthew A Cole, Robert Elliott, and Eric Stobl

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

E1 FDI

E2 POL

E3 EMP

E4 TAX

E5 LAB

E6 PTA/MAC

16:30-16:50

Can You Teach Old Dragons New Tricks? FDI and Innovation Activity in Chinese State-owned Enterprises

Sourafel Girma, Yundan Gong, and Holger Görg

Environmental Regulations and Industry Compensation

Barbara Stoschek

Human Capital Threshold Effects in the Internationalisation-productivity Growth Relationship: Evidence
from Spanish Regions

Guadalupe Serrano-Domingo, Francisco
Requena-Silvente; and
Enrique Lopez-Bazo

Competition for Firms in an Oligopolistic Industry: Do Firms or Countries Have to Pay?

Andreas Haufler and
Ian Wooton

Do Capital Market and Trade Liberalization Trigger Labor Market Deregulation?

Herve Boulhol

Measuring the Role of MERCOSUR on the Trade Patterns of Its Country Members

Pedro Esteban Moncarz
and Marcel Vaillant

16:50-17:10

Attracting Foreign Investments or Promoting Domestic Multinationals? Evidence from Productivity Spillovers in Italy

Davide Castellani and Antonello Zanfei

International Trade in Emission Permits

Jota Ishikawa, Kazuharu Kiyono, and Morihiro Yomogida

Hysteresis in Export Markets

Alfonso A. Irarrazabal and Luca David Opromolla

Tax Evasion in Kenya and Tanzania: Evidence from Missing Imports

Jörgen Levin and
Lars M Widell

North-South Trade and Wages with Complete Specialisation

Arne Melchior

Customs Unions and Managed Trade

Chrysostomos Tabakis

17:10-17:30

Investment Abroad and Adjustment at Home: Evidence from UK Multinational Firms

Helen Simpson

Trade and Peace Building

Pertti Haaparanta
and Kirsti Kuisma

Innovation, Licensing, and Imitation: The Effects of Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Industrial Policy

Koichi Futagami

Welfare- and Revenue-enhancing Tariff and Tax Reform under Imperfect Competition

Kenzo Abe and
Takumi Naito

Sector Specialisations, Non-homothetic Demand and Welfare

Lilas Demmou

Cultural Diversity and Regional Trade Agreements: the Case of Audiovisual Services

Silvia Formentini and
P. Lelio Iapadre

17:30-17:50

Foreign Outward Direct Investment and Intermediate Goods Exports: Evidence from USA

Kemal Türkcan

Key International Trade Theorems and Large Shocks

Ronald Jones

The Border Effects in Spain: An Industry-level Analysis

Carlos Llano and Francisco Requena Silvente

Trade and Pension Systems

Florian Bartholomae

Agglomeration and Fair Wages

Peter Egger and
Tobias Seidel

International Macroeconomic Dynamics, Endogenous Tradeability and Foreign Direct Investment under
Firm Heterogeneity

Silvio Contessi

17:50-18:10

FDI and International Trade Relations: A Theoretical Approach

Nikolaos Mylonidis,
Krina Griva, and
Grigoris Zarotiadis

Trade Negotiations and Domestic Compensation: First Image Reversed?

Nikolai Ziegler

The Factor Content of Bilateral Interregional Trade: Evidence for Spain

Andrés Artal, Carlos Llano, Juana Castillo, and Francisco Requena Silvente

Strategic Tax Competition in Italy

Karen Crabbé

Immigration and Unemployment of Skilled and Unskilled Labor

Shigemi Yabuuchi

“Enlarging Integration”, Regional Convergence, and the Exchange Rate Dynamics

Karl Farmer and
Jacopo Zotti

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 3, Kleiner Festsaal                                                                                     Chair: Michael Landesmann

Export Performance and Corporate Ownership

Riccardo Faini

Saturday, 09 September 2006

09:00-10:40

F1 FDI

F2 POL

F3 EMP

F4 GRO

F5 LAB

F6 MAC

09:00-09:20

Multinationals and Plant Survival in Swedish Manufacturing

Roger Bandick

Political Economy of
Trade Policy

Zdeněk Tomeš and Monika Jandová

International Trade under Monopolistic Competition: Evidence from Polish Bilateral Trade Data

Andrzej Cieślik

Agglomeration and Growth: Some Empirical Evidence

Marius Brülhart and
Federica Sbergami

The European Union and Its New Eastern and Southern Neighbors: An Estimation of Migration Potentials

Nicolas Péridy

Fundamentals and Technical Trading: Behavior of Exchange Rates in the CEECs

Mikael Bask and
Jarko Fidrmuc

09:20-09:40

Attract FDI! - A Universal Golden Rule? Empirical Evidence for Europe and Asia

Robert Stehrer and
Julia Wörz

Competitive Pressure in Transition: A Role for Trade and Competition Policies?

Rosen Marinov

Economic Implications of the Doha Round

Susanna Kinnman and
Magnus Lodefalk

Agglomeration and Growth: The Effects of Commuting Costs

Antonio Accetturo

Are Migration Policies That Induce Skilled (Unskilled) Migration Beneficial (Harmful) for the Host Country?

Michael S. Michael

Current Account Composition and Sustainability of External Debt

Gianpaolo Rossini and
Paolo Zanghieri

09:40-10:00

Multinational Corporations and its Effect on the Incentives to Invest in Product Innovation by Host Country Firms

Jaime F. Campos

Challenges of Iran’s Agriculture Sector in Accession Process
to the WTO

Omid Gilanpour

The Impact of Technological Spillovers on the Quality of European International Trade

Jan Van Hove

Central and Eastern European Trade: Have Transport Costs Made Gravity Models Obsolete?

Anca Monika Voicu and
Nicholas Horsewood

Improving the Competitiveness of Portuguese Products Using Labour Productivity

Elsa Vaz

The Dynamics of International Trade with Variable Marginal Impatience

Yukio Karasawa

10:00-10:20

Trade Liberalization and
FDI in Repair Services under International Oligopoly

Jota Ishikawa,
Hodaka Morita, and
Hiroshi Mukunoki

The GATT/WTO as an Incomplete Contract

Henrik Horn,
Giovanni Maggi, and
Robert Staiger

Random versus Conscious Selection into Export Markets: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Julian Emami Namini and Ricardo A. Lopez

US Domestic Support and
Their Likely Implications on Developing Countries

Poornima Varma

Outward Investment and Skill Upgrading: Evidence from the Italian Case

Davide Castellani, Ilaria Mariotti, and Lucia Piscitello

Monetary Union Enlargement and International Trade

Alessandro Marchesiani
and Pietro Senesi

10:20-10:40

Location and Organization of a Monopolist: Exports Versus Horizontal FDI with Profit Shifting

Oscar Amerighi and
Susana Peralta

The Political Economy of Infrastructure Investment and the Border Effect Puzzle

Gabriel Felbermayr

How Strong is the Love of Variety?

Adina Ardelean

Globalisation, Gender and Growth

Ray Rees and
Raymond Riezman

Brain Drain or Brain Gain? New Empirical Evidence

José Luis Groizard and
Joan Llull

The Euro Effect on Trade is Not as Large as Commonly Thought

Maurice Bun and
Franc Klaassen

10:40-11:10

Coffee

11:10-12:50

G1 FDI

G2 POL

G3 EMP

G4 GRO

G5 LAB

G6 OUT

11:10-11:30

On the Magnet Effect of Foreign Direct Investment

Chia-Hui Lu and
Pao-Li Chang

Institutional Quality and the Gains from Trade

Axel Borrmann, Matthias Busse, and Silke Neuhaus

Non-Tariff Barriers in a Non-Tariff World

Marco Fugazza and
Jean Christophe Maur

Growth Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America

Patricia Prüfer and
Gabriele Tondl

Do Regional Asymmetries Matter for the Trade-Migration Link?

Vicente Blanes, Joan
Martin-Montaner
, and Guadalupe Serrano

Outsourcing and Growth

Alireza Naghavi and Gianmarco Ottaviano

11:30-11:50

Economic integration and FDI between Asymmetric Countries: A Welfare Analysis

Young-Han Kim and S. Kim

Can Self-Destructive Trade Cooperation Be Optimal?

Mathias Herzing

Do Autocratic States Trade Less?

Martin Gassebner

Market Access, Openness and Growth

John Romalis

Irreversibility, Sunk Costs, News and Evolutionary Economic Methodology: Generalizations from a
Trade Theorem

Robert Owen

Domestic Investment, FDI and External Debt: An Empirical Investigation

Manop Udomkerdmongkol, Holger Görg, and
Oliver Morrissey

11:50-12:10

Does Regionalism Increase Foreign Direct Investment? An Empirical Investigation

Maggie Chen

Demand Conditions and Integrated Equilibrium in the Heckscher-Ohlin-Ricardo Model

Kwok Tong Soo

How Global is the Export Market? How Market-Specific Entry Costs are Related to Geography

Martin Andersson and
Sara Johansson

Determinants of Regional Growth Cycle Convergence in the European Union

Gabriele Tondl and Iulia Traistaru-Siedschlag

Free Trade Agreements and Illegal Immigration

Alan D. Woodland and Chisato Yoshida

Ecological Labelling in North-South Trade

Wilhelm Althammer and Susanne Dröge

12:10-12:30

Austrian FDI in Central-Eastern Europe and Employment in the Home Market

Martin Falk and
Yvonne Wolfmayr

Can Trade Hurt? A Follow-up on Samuelson's Controversial Paper

Jorgen Bitzer, Holger Görg, and Philipp J.H. Schröder

Vertical and Horizontal Intra-Industry Trade in Japan: Patterns and Their Determinants

Takamune Fujii


Wage Bargaining and Multinational Firms in
General Equilibrium

Carsten Eckel and
Hartmut Egger

Why Do Some Firms Contract Out Production? A Firm-level Data Approach

Carmen Díaz-Mora and Angela Triguero-Cano

12:30-12:50

Multinational Firm and Its Operational Choice: Inward and Outward Investment

Nobuko Serizawa

Uncertainty, Gains from Specialization and the Welfare State

Michele Di Maio

What Kind of Trade did The Euro Area Encourage?

Ana Fernandes

International Trade, Convergence and Integration

Jianhong Zhang

Deindustrialization, Off-shoring and Job Exports to Central and Eastern Europe

Joern Kleinert and
Farid Toubal

Outsourcing to CEE Countries And Spanish Industrial Employment: The Spanish-Turkey Trade Relationship in 1993-2003

Nuria Gómez Sanz, Ángeles Cadarso Vecina, Luis Antonio López Santiago, and María Ángeles Tobarra Gómez

12:50-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:20

LICOS PRIZE 2006, HS 28                                                                                            Chair: Ian Wooton

Award of the prize for the best paper on emerging economies

Karolien De Bruyne

14:20-16:00

H1 FDI

H2 QUA

H3 EMP

H4 MISC

H5 LAB

H6 OUT

14:20-14:40

To What Extent Are FDI in the Central And East European Countries Cost-Driven? The Role of Corporate Income Taxes and Labor Costs

Markus Leibrecht, Aleksandra Riedl, and Christian Bellak

Factor Price Equalization (FPE) Implies Product Quality Equalization (PQE)

Satya Das and Seiichi Katayama

Unregistered International Trade: Economic Phenomenon under Different Statistical Approaches

Eliza Chilimoniuk, Elżbieta Czarny, Barbara Kowalczyk, and Andżelika Kuźnar

Globalization, R&D and Endogenous Choice of Technology

Fuat Sener and
Laixun Zhao

Manufacturing Wages in the Enlarged EU: (How Much) Does Geography Matter?

Helena Marques and
Hugh Metcalf

Agglomeration, Offshoring and Heterogeneous Firms

Richard E. Baldwin and Toshihiro Okubo

14:40-15:00

Repatriation or Reinvestment? On the Sequential Flows of Investment

Wilfried Altzinger

Heterogeneous Quality and Trade Costs

Matthias Helble and Toshihiro Okubo

Is Exporting a Source of Productivity Spillovers?

Roberto Alvarez

Trade, Imitative Ability and Intellectual Property Rights

Rod Falvey, Neil Foster, and David Greenaway

Trade Liberalisation, R&D, and Relative Wages

Sebastian Braun

Trade and Technology: Effects on Global Sourcing

Barbara Dluhosch

15:00-15:20

External Economies as a Mechanism of Agglomeration in OECD Manufacturing

Nuria Domeque Claver and Carmen Fillat Castejón

Quality of Imports Relative to Exports and the Transmission of Sustained Growth through the Terms of Trade

Carmen D. Álvarez-Albelo and Mónica Pigem-Vigo

The Role of Distance in Gravity Regressions: Is There Really a Missing Globalization Puzzle?

Laura Márquez-Ramos, Inmaculada Martínez
-Zarzoso, and Celestino Suárez-Burguet

The Productivity Effects of Services Liberalization: Evidence from the Czech Republic

Jens Arnold, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik,
and Aaditya Mattoo

Imports, Exports, and Total Factor Productivity in Korea

Sangho Kim

International Outsourcing and Labour with Sector-Specific Human Capital

Kurt Kratena

15:20-15:40

Is China affecting Latin America’s inward FDI?

Alicia Garcia Herrero and Daniel Santabárbara

Standards as Strategic Policy Instruments

Monika Tothova

Evolving Trade Patterns in the CIS: The Role of Manufacturing

Oksana Pidufala and Robert Shelburne

A Search and Matching Model of International Trade

Gabriel Felbermayr and Benjamin Jung

Wage vs. Industry Subsidies: Coping with Technology Related Unemployment in a Globalized Economy

Barbara Dluhosch and
Daniel Horgos

Foreign versus Domestic Outsourcing: Firm-level Evidence on the Role of Technology

Eiichi Tomiura

15:40-16:00

Re-allocation of Structural Funds and EU15 Exports and FDI to the New EU Members

Yvonne Wolfmayr

 

Competitive Gains from Trade and the Product Mix: Evidence from Italian Firms

Carlo Altomonte and Alessandro Barattieri

Environmental Regulation: An Incentive for FDI

Anuj Joshua Mathew,
Arijit Mukherjee, and
Bouwe Dijkstra

Income Distribution, Development and Trade: An Empirical Review Using a New Inequality Dataset

Joseph Francois and
Hugo Rojas-Romagosa

Outsourcing in Oligopoly and International Technology Transfers

Eberhard Feess, Michael Hoeck, and Oliver Lorz

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

I1 FDI/CUL

I2 DEV

I3 SER

I4 ENV

I5 LAB

I6 OUT

16:30-16:50

Effects of Foreign Presence in a Transition Economy: Regional and Industry-wide Investments and Firm-level Exports in Ukrainian Manufacturing

Stefan Lutz, Sang-Min Park, and Oleksandr Talavera

Overall Specialization and Development: Countries Diversify!

Luca De Benedictis, Marco Gallegati, and Massimo Tamberi

Trade in Services and Trade in Goods: Differences and Complementarities

Carolina Lennon

The Impact of Trade on the Environment

Helen Naughton

Trade Openness, Technological Shocks and Spillovers in the Labour Market: A GVAR Analysis of the US Manufacturing Sector

Paul Hiebert  and Isabel Vansteenkiste

Outsourcing of Intermediate Manufacturing Products in Asian Economies

Yushi Yoshida

16:50-17:10

Firm-specific Characteristics and the Timing of Foreign Direct Investment Projects

Horst Raff and Michael Ryan

Development Accounting in a Heckscher-Ohlin World

Harald Fadinger

Services Policies in Transition Economies: On the EU and WTO as Commitment Mechanisms

Felix Eschenbach and Bernard Hoekman

Trade liberalization in Environmentally Preferable Products: An Example with Imports of Conventional vs. Organic Products

Estelle Gozlan and
Priscila Ramos

Price and Wage Setting in an Integrating Europe:
Firm-level Evidence

Filip Abraham, Jozef
Konings, and Stijn
Vanormelingen

R&D Outsourcing: Decision and Implications on Technological Performance

Liza Jabbour and
Maria Pluvia Zuniga

17:10-17:30

Bilateral Trade of Cultural Goods

Anne-Celia Disdier,
Thierry Mayer, and
Silvio Tai

The Development Relevance of Trade Preferences in the Multilateral Trading System

Sangeeta Khorana

The Role of Services in Polish International Trade

Andzelika Kuznar

Public Pollution Abatement, Regional Capital Mobility and Tax Competition

Costas Hadjiyannis,
Panos Hatzipanayotou
,
and Michael S. Michael

Trade Openness, Real Exchange Rates and Job Reallocation: Evidence from Belgium

Italo Colantone

Outsourcing after the Customs Union between EU and Turkey

Özge Aynagöz Çakmak
and Şiir Yilmaz

17:30-17:50

Cultural Proximity and Trade

Gabriel Felbermayr
and Farid Toubal

Competition for Aid and Aid Fungibility

Costas Hadjiyiannis, Panos Hatzipanayotou, and Michael S. Michael

The Impact of Mode 4 Liberalization on Bilateral Trade Flows

Marion Jansen and Roberta Piermartini

Decomposing the World-wide Pollution Content of Exports, 1986-1998

Jean-Marie Grether, Nicole Mathys, and Jaime de Melo

Service Offshoring and the Composition of White-Collar Employment: Evidence from the US

Rosario Crinň

 

17:50-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 4, Kleiner Festsaal                                                                                   Chair: Joseph Francois

Estimating Regional Trade Agreement

Badi H. Baltagi, Peter Egger, and Michael Pfaffermayr

20:00

Heurigen, 10er Marie, Ottakring

Notes:   Name of paper presenter is in boldface.

                 In parallel sessions, the last presenter will take the chair

Category

Description

COM

International competition policy, antidumping, and strategic trade

CUL

Culture and trade

EMP

Empirical aspects of international trade

ENV

Environment and trade

FDI

FDI, MNEs, and technology transfer

FRM

Theory of the firm

GRO

Openness and economic growth

LAB

Inequality, wages, labour markets, migration, and trade

MAC

Macroeconomics and exchange rates

MISC

Miscellaneous papers

OUT

Outsourcing

POL

Trade policy

PTA

Preferential trade arrangements

QUA

Quality, product standards

SER

Services trade and FDI

TAX

Tax competition and policy

Final Version: Monday, 4 September 2006
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