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ETSG 2008 Warsaw

Tenth Annual Conference

11-13 September 2008

University of Warsaw and Warsaw School of Economics

Time

Parallel Session 1

Room 101

Parallel Session 2

Room 102

Parallel Session 3

Room 105

Parallel Session 4

Room 106

Parallel Session 5

Room 107

Parallel Session 6

Room 207

Thursday, 11 September 2008

13:00-16:00

REGISTRATION, Foyer on ground floor

14:45-15:00

Welcome, Auditorium

Prof. Wlodzimierz Siwinski, Faculty of Economic Sciences and Former Rector, University of Warsaw

15:00-15:45

PLENARY SESSION 1, Auditorium                                                                                                                     Chair: Jan Jakub Michałek

The world trade network

Luca De Benedictis and Lucia Tajoli

15:45-16:00

Conference briefing, Auditorium

Ian Wooton

16:00-16:30

Coffee, Foyer on ground and first floors

16:30-18:10

A1 INV

A2 ENV

A3 FIR

A4 EMP

A5 MIG

A6 SER

16:30-16:50

FDI and labor demand: The causes and consequences of FDI on the micro-level

Anselm Mattes and
Christian Arndt

Greenhouse-gas emission controls and international carbon leakage through trade liberalisation

Jota Ishikawa and
Toshihiro Okubo

Vertical product differentiation, minimum quality standards and international trade

Dimitra Petropoulou

Mapping and dating vertical specialization: A relative measure

Joăo Amador and
Sónia Cabral

Why doesn't labor flow from poor to rich countries? Micro evidence from the European integration experience

Catia Batista

Deepening integration in the single market: Implications of the services directive

Jan Hagemejer, Jan Michałek and Tomasz Michałek

16:50-17:10

Foreign acquisition and plant survival

Roger Bandick
and Holger Görg

Does lax environmental regulation attract FDI when accounting for “third-country” effects?

Madina Kukenova and
José-Antonio Monteiro

International trade in bilateral oligopoly

Johan Stennek

Trade and specialization in the Eurozone

Kenan Bagci

A cross country view on South-North migration and bilateral trade: Substitutes or complements?

Giulia Bettin and
Alessia Lo Turco

The effects of accession to the European Union for the competitiveness of Polish service sectors

Andżelika Kuźnar

17:10-17:30

International R&D cooperation within the EU Framework Programme and market performance: The case of the Spanish firms

Ascension Barajas, Joost Heijs and Elena Huergo

International trade and the feasibility of global climate change agreements

Yuezhou Cai,
Raymond Riezman,
John Whalley, and
Shunming Zhang

Advantageous parallel import

Arijit Mukherjee and
Laixun Zhao

Structural breaks in the opening up of Japan: Evidence from 19th century micro level price data

Daniel Bernhofen,
Laura Bernhofen
 and John Brown

Skilled worker migration and trade: Inequality and welfare

Spiros Bougheas
and Doug Nelson

Services FDI and manufacturing productivity growth: Evidence for Chile

Ana Margarida Fernandes
and Caroline Paunov

17:30-17:50

FDI competition in emissions- and corporate taxes: What are the welfare effects and how can they be tackled?

Barbara Stoschek

Trading activities, firms and productivity

Carlo Altomonte, Gabor Bekes and Balazs Murakozy

Auctioning immigration visas

David Collie

Trade effects of services trade liberalization in the EU

Joseph Francois,
Olha Pindyuk and
Julia Wörz

17:50-18:10

The pollution content of China's trade

Fangya Xu

International trade and firm heterogeneity in a quality-ladder model

Tetsugen Haruyama and
Laixun Zhao

A case of skilled labor migration and complementary inputs: The impact of emigrant farmers on Brazilian agriculture

Vanessa Ribeiro

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 2, Auditorium                                                                                                                     Chair: Elżbieta Czarny

A theory of foreign influence

Pol Antrŕs and Gerard Padro-i-Miquel

19:00

Reception, Foyer on ground floor (if the weather is fine, in the courtyard)

Friday, 12 September 2008

09:00-10:40

B1 INV

B2 POL

B3 FIR

B4 EMP

B5 MIG

B6 SER/MISC

09:00-09:20

FDI and employment in Indonesia

Robert E. Lipsey and
Fredrik Sjöholm

Bilateral investment treaties and international integration

Deborah Swenson

Exporting and productivity under endogenous trade policy: Theory and evidence from Ukraine

Elena Besedina

Extended gravity panel data model of Poland’s foreign trade

Tomasz Brodzicki

Brain drain with FDI gain: Beneficial effects of skilled migration from Eastern to Western Europe

Gianfranco De Simone and Miriam Manchin

Liberalization of aviation market and trade in air transport services

Roberta Piermartini and
Linda Rousova

09:20-09:40

Multinational ownership, intellectual property rights and knowledge diffusion from foreign direct investment

Roger Smeets and
Albert de Vaal

Policymakers’ horizon and economic reforms

Paola Conconi,
Giovanni Facchini and
Maurizio Zanardi

The pro-competitive effect of imports from China: An analysis on firm-level price data

Matteo Bugamelli, Silvia Fabiani and Enrico Sette

Within industry differences in firm size and factor requirements as determinants of intra industry trade

Manuel Cabral,
Rod Falvey, Chris Milner
 and Paula Veiga

Remittances and domestic investment: An analysis of the role of financial sector development

Laurent Gheeraert,
Ritha Sukadi and
Daniel Traça

Export potential in services: estimation for selected European countries

Vianney Brandicourt,
Cyrille Schwellnus and
Julia Wörz

09:40-10:00

Determinants of inward FDI into German federal states

Julia Spies

Tax competition for heterogeneous firms with endogenous entry

Ronald Davies and
Carsten Eckel

Beyond the average effects: the distributional impacts of export promotion programs in developing countries

Jeronimo Carballo and Christian Volpe Martincus

Intra industry trade measures: Trends in Poland’s IIT after EU enlargement

Elzbieta Czarny,
Katarzyna Śledziewska and Patryk Toporowski

Producer services and competitiveness of manufacturing exports

Yvonne Wolfmayr

10:00-10:20

FDI affiliates, fragmentation and intra-firm trade

Frances Ruane and
Julie Sutherland

Fiscal competition for FDI when governments must choose which firm to target

Ben Ferrett and Ian Wooton

Entry and exit of firms in a global economy: A cross-country and industry analysis

Italo Colantone and
 Leo Sleuwaegen

Gravity model with endogenous transport cost

Gabriel Figueiredo

International trade in education, skilled migration and economic growth

Lan Hong Thi Dang and
Russell Hillberry

Deregulation and markups: Evidence from European electricity firms

Ziga Zarnic

10:20-10:40

The microstructure of multinationals’ foreign activities

Jörn Kleinert and
Farid Toubal

Welfare and public good provision implications of indirect tax reforms

Panos Hatzipanayotou,
Michael S. Michael and
Sajal Lahiri

Structural gravity equation with extensive and intensive margins

Matthieu Crozet and
Pamina Koenig

Does it matter to whom you export?

Torfinn Harding

FDI, the brain drain and trade: Channels and evidence

Artjoms Ivlevs and
Jaime de Melo

Trade policy and illegal immigration

Alan Woodland and
Chisato Yoshida

10:40-11:10

Coffee, Foyer on ground and first floors

11:10-12:50

C1 INV

C2 POL

C3 FIR

C4 EMP

C5 MIG

C6 LAB

11:10-11:30

Anti-Dumping with heterogeneous firms: New protectionism for the new-new trade theory

Christian Gormsen

Monopolistic competition, international trade and firm heterogeneity: A life cycle perspective

Jřrgen Drud Hansen,
Virmantas Kvedaras and
Jřrgen Ulff-Mřller Nielsen

Unravelling EU quotas on textiles and clothing

Karen Jackson

When migrant remittances are not everlasting, how can Morocco make up?

Fida Karam

Unionized labor markets and globalized capital markets

Marta Aloi,
Manuel Leite-Monteiro and Teresa Lloyd-Braga

11:30-11:50

Uncertain productivity growth and the choice between export and FDI

Erdal Yalcin

Should the US allow parallel import of pharmaceuticals? Lessons from EU

Miyase Yesim Köksal

Manufacturing restructuring and the role of real exchange rate shocks: a firm-level analysis

Karolina Ekholm, Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe

Quality or efficiency? Theories of heterogeneous firm trade and Chinese exports

Richard Kneller and
Zhihong Yu

Temporary migration policies and welfare of the host and source countries: A game-theoretic approach

Slobodan Djajić and
Michael Michael

Trade openness and public expenditure on labour market policies

Elisa Borghi

11:50-12:10

Where do MNEs expand production: Location choices of the pharmaceutical industry in Europe after 1992

Frances Ruane and
Xiaoheng Zhang

Trade protection and market power: Evidence from US antidumping

Laura Rovegno

Multi-product firms and exporting: A developing country perspective

Robert Elliott and
Supreeya Virakul

The effect of the Uruguay round multilateral tariff reduction on the intensive and extensive margin of trade

Ines Buono and Guy Lalanne

Determinants of international migration: A survey on transition economies and Turkey

Pinar Narin Emirhan

Decomposing agglomeration effects: Wage and employment responses to improved market access

Marius Brülhart, Céline Carrčre and Federico Trionfetti

12:10-12:30

Trade and the paradox of weakness

Katia Berti and Rod Falvey

On inefficient exporters: productivity and export intensity to low-income countries

Rosario Crinň and
Paolo Epifani

Putting the parts together: Trade, vertical linkages, and business cycle co-movement

Julian di Giovanni and
Andrei Levchenko

Prejudice and immigration

Paolo Giordani and
Michele Ruta

Impact of international trade on regional inequality: the cases of India and Brazil

Marie Daumal

12:30-12:50

The impacts of market integration on foreign direct investment and tax competition among countries with asymmetric market size

SangKee Kim

Innovation, imitation and parallel trade in the pharmaceutical industry

Alain Schlaepfer

The duration of trade: Spanish firms and export partners

Silviano Esteve-Perez,
Vicente Pallardó López and Francisco Requena Silvente

The effect of trade barriers on sectoral trade

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

The determinants of migration into the EU around the turn of the century: A panel data analysis

Gerdie Everaert, Glenn Rayp and Ilse Ruyssen

Trade liberalisation and income distribution: A CGE model for Jordan

Omar Feraboli and
Timo Trimborn

12:50-14:00

Lunch, Foyer on ground floor

14:00-14:40

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS, Auditorium                                                                                                             Chair: Joseph Francois

WTO World Trade Report 2008                                                                     10 Years of ETSG

Marion Jansen                                                                                          Davide Castellani and Luca De Benedictis

14:40-16:00

D1 INV

D2 POL

D3 FIR

D4 EMP

D5 MIG

D6 LAB

14:40-15:00

Productivity and the sourcing modes of multinational firms

Fabrice Defever and
Farid Toubal

Trade dispute diversion: The economics of conflicting dispute settlement

James Cassing

Export and product innovation at firm level

Massimiliano Bratti and
Giulia Felice

What explains the differences in exports' growth across Spanish regions?

Asier Minondo and
Francisco Requena

Heterogeneous firms and trade costs: A reading of French access to European agro-food markets

Emmanuelle Chevassus-Lozza and Karine Latouche

Job loss fears and globalization: A microeconometric analysis

Ingo Geishecker

15:00-15:20

Is competition for FDI bad for regional welfare?

Oscar Amerighi and
Giuseppe De Feo

Trade liberalization, government spending and gains from variety

Sandra Hanslin

Liquidity constraints and productivity bias in firm’s export choice

Emanuele Forlani

Globalization and the gains from variety: The case of a small open economy

Lukas Mohler

Return migration: A duration analysis

Sanne Schroll

Labour demand elasticity and core competence: Difference between UK

Olivier Godart

15:20-15:40

Determinants and pervasiveness of the evasion of custom duties

Sebastien Jean and
Cristina Mitaritona

Exporting and productivity growth: micro evidence from a small open economy

Anne Marie Gleeson and Frances Ruane

Effects of non-tariff protectionism in Ukraine: Sector aspects

Veronika Movchan and Volodymyr Shportyuk

Social interactions of migrants and trade outcomes

Silvio Tai

Labor unions, globalization and endogenous growth

Wolf-Heimo Grieben and
Fuat Şener

15:40-16:00

The casual effect of exporting and multinational acquisition on TFP in UK: An evaluation method approach

Agelos Delis

Explaining WTO deadlocks: Consensus decision-making and expanding membership

Euan MacMillan

Heterogeneous firms, vertical linkage and horizontal FDI

Léo Le Mener

Decomposing firm-level sales variation

Jakob Roland Munch and Daniel Nguyen

The brave new world of cross-regionalism

Alfred Tovias

Impact of international trade on employment in Poland during transition period

Gabriela Grotkowska

16:00-16:30

Coffee, Foyer on ground and first floors

16:30-18:10

E1 INV

E2 POL

E3 FIR

E4 EMP

E5 GRO

E6 LAB

16:30-16:50

Productivity and the international firm: Is it all about the use of inputs?

Davide Castellani and
Giorgia Giovannetti

Flexibilities in negotiations on non-agricultural market access

Sebastien Jean,
David Laborde, and
Will Martin

Demand uncertainty and trade failures

Daniel Nguyen

Price as an indicator for quality?

Jřrgen Drud Hansen and
Jřrgen Ulff-Mřller Nielsen

Exporting, innovation and the environment: a new look with micro data

Sourafel Girma, Aoife Hanley and Felix Tintelnot

The impact of trade liberalisation on unemployment: Evidence from Trinidad and Togabo

Michael Henry, Eric Strobl
and Frank Walsh

16:50-17:10

Horizontal and vertical interdependence in the multinational subsidiary network

Maggie Chen

Common external tariff choice in core customs unions

Mark Melatos and
Alan Woodland

Product and destination mix in export markets

Joăo Amador and
Luca David Opromolla

Gotcha! A profile of smuggling in international trade

Helge Berger and
Volker Nitsch

The dynamic effects of economic integration: A comparative study on the competitive power of Turkey and EU-8

Özge Aynagöz Çakmak and
Şiir Yilmaz

Fairness, trade and inequality

Hartmut Egger and
Udo Kreickemeier

17:10-17:30

Horizontal FDI, vertical FDI and domestic investment

Julian Emami Namini and Enrico Pennings

Trade negotiations: A market access theory

Monika Mrazova

Technology adoption and the selection effect of trade

Antonio Navas-Ruiz and
Davide Sala

Intra- and inter-industry productivity spillovers in OECD manufacturing: A spatial econometric perspective

Harald Badinger and
Peter Egger

Trade as a wage disciplining device

Damiaan Persyn

17:30-17:50

Investment liberalization and cross-border acquisitions: The effect of partial foreign ownership

Serena Fatica

An economic theory of GATT: Comment

Pascalis Raimondos-Mřller and Alan Woodland

Second thoughts on exporter productivity

Philipp Schröder and
Allan Sřrensen

What determines the degree of export diversification?

Aleksandra Parteka and Massimo Tamberi

Trade, foreign direct investment and economic growth

Andrzej Cieślik and
Monika Tarsalewska

Inequality and prices: Does China benefit the poor in America?

Christian Broda and
John Romalis

17:50-18:10

Sectoral productivity and spillover effects of FDI

Jorge Fornero and
Gabriele Tondl

Endogenous sequencing of tariff decisions

Chrysostomos Tabakis

New dimensions of adjustment to globalization

Marialuz Moreno Badia,
Veerle Slootmaekers and
Ilke Van Beveren

Knowledge spillover externality and the home market effect

Nuria Domeque Claver, Carmen Fillat Castejón and Fernando Sanz Gracia

The effects of temporary immigration on prices of non traded goods and services

Leila Baghdadi and
Marion Jansen

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 3, Auditorium                                                                                                                     Chair: Joseph Francois

International trade with heterogeneous retailers

Horst Raff and Nicolas Schmitt

20:00

Reception, Warsaw School of Economics, al. Niepodległosci 162

Saturday, 13 September 2008

09:00-10:40

F1 INV

F2 POL/REG

F3 FIR

F4 EMP

F5 GRO

F6 LAB

09:00-09:20

Mutual productivity spillovers and clusters in Eastern Europe: Some empirical evidence

Chiara Franco and
Kornelia Kozovska

Artificially low interest rates as export promotion policy

Yasunobu Tomoda

The interaction of productivity and financial constraints: Firm-level evidence on barriers to international activity

Christian Arndt, Claudia Buch, and Anselm Mattes

Trade facilitation and the extensive margin of trade

Maria Persson

The Balassa-Samuelson effect in the new EU Member States and its impact on their competitiveness in intra-EU trade

Paweł Folfas

Trade and unemployment: What do the data say?

Gabriel Felbermayr,
Julien Prat and
Hans-Jörg Schmerer

09:20-09:40

Effects of different types of foreign owners on firm performance in Central and Eastern Europe

Mariya Hake

Are social welfare states facing a race to the bottom? A theoretical perspective

Glenn Rayp and
Bert Vanbergen

On the gains and pains from ‘new new’ trade

Philipp Schröder and
Allan Sřrensen

Welfare gains from product variety in European economies: A first assessment

Neil Foster, Johannes Pöschl and Robert Stehrer

Shaken, not stirred: The impact of disasters on international trade

Martin Gassebner. Alexander Keck and Robert Teh

Real wages and non-traded goods

Ronald Jones

09:40-10:00

A multitask model of multinational maker’s control of foreign distribution channels

Toshihiro Ichida

CEECs’ specialization dynamics on the German market since 1995: In search of evidence of competition from China

Elizaveta Archanskaia

Trade liberalisation, heterogeneous firms and endogenous investment

Gonzague Vannoorenberghe

Market openness and markups: The effect of international trade

Lourdes Moreno and
Diego Rodriguez

Chinese competition and skill-upgrading in European textiles: Firm-level evidence

Emanuele Forlani,
Philippe Monfort, and
Hylke Vandenbussche

10:00-10:20

The impact of corruption on FDI

Toby Kendall
and Ying Zhou

Testing HOV at a regional level: Are technological differences important?

Andres Artal-Tur and Francisco Requena-Silvente

Exporting and financial health: A developing country perspective

Matthew Cole, Robert Elliott and Supreeya Virakul

Export diversification: What's behind the hump?

Olivier Cadot,
Céline Carrčre and
Vanessa Strauss-Kahn

Distribution services and the consumer price impact of trade

Joseph Francois,
Miriam Manchin and
Hanna Norberg

Trade liberalization, regionalism and child labor, with an application to West Africa

Leendert de Bell,
Karel van Hoestenberghe and Hein Roelfsema

10:20-10:40

Assigning the power to perform strategic trade policy in an economic union

Florian Bartholomae and
Karl Morasch

Heterogeneous activities and heterogeneous effects: The impact of export promotion on developing countries’ firm performance

Jerónimo Carballo and Christian Volpe Martincus

Does opening up pay off? A gravity model approach on Jordan’s trade liberalisation

Matthias Busse and
Steffen Gröning

10:40-11:10

Coffee, Foyer on ground and first floors

11:10-12:50

G1 INV

G2 REG

G3 FIR

G4 EMP/INS

G5 GRO

G6 OFF

11:10-11:30

Economic integration and welfare impacts of FDI inflows

Young-Han Kim and J. Kim

EU and developing countries: An analysis of preferential margins on agricultural trade flows

Maria Cipollina and
Luca Salvatici

Trade liberalization and self-control problems

Jennifer Abel-Koch

Vertical intra-industry trade: An empirical examination of US auto parts industry

Ayşegül Ateş and
Kemal Türkcan

International outsourcing, firm performance and employment: Evidence from German establishment data

Christoph Moser, Dieter Urban and Beatrice Weder di Mauro

11:30-11:50

Brain exchange: Economic determinants of two-way international trade, foreign direct investment, and skilled migration

Jeffrey Bergstrand, Peter Egger and Mario Larch

The Euro adoption’s impact on extensive and intensive margins of trade: The Italian case

Sergio de Nardis,
Carmine Pappalardo and Claudio Vicarelli

A model of ideal differentiation and trade

Shon Ferguson

Measurement of variety and quality in international trade

Jan Van Hove

Spatial income structure in China: The role of economic geography and spatial interaction

Laura Hering and
Sandra Poncet

Monitoring costs and offshoring with heterogeneous firms

Ben Nelson

11:50-12:10

Outsourcing versus FDI in oligopoly equilibrium

Dermot Leahy and
Catia Montagna

Industrial restructuring in Romania from a bilateral trade perspective: Manufacturing exports to the EU from 1995 to 2006

Laura Haar

Variety, technology, and the composition of trade

Joseph Francois

Exchange rates, exports and FDI: A microeconometric analysis

David Greenaway,
Richard Kneller and
Xufei Zhang

Equipment investment, output and productivity in China

Maria Jesus Herrerias
and Vicente Orts

Protection and international sourcing

Emanuel Ornelas and
John L. Turner

12:10-12:30

Technology transferred by multinationals

Maria Garcia-Vega and
Elena Huergo

Measuring trade regionalisation: The case of Asia

P. Lelio Iapadre and
Francesca Tironi

Financial constraints as a barrier to export participation

Flora Bellone, Patrick Musso, Lionel Nesta and
Stefano Schiavo

Does trade weaken product quality standards?

Katia Berti and Rod Falvey

Service offshoring and location factors: Evidence from Poland

Eliza Chilimoniuk and
Mariusz-Jan Radło

12:30-12:50

Greenfield versus acquisition in FDI: Evidence from Romania

Cristinel Constantin and Nicolae Marinescu

Trade and output convergence in the new members of the European Union

Andrea Ingianni

Endogenous product differentiation and international competition

Andreas Hoefele

Institutional quality and trade performance: A sectoral gravity model approach

Tomasz Iwanow

Privatization, productivity and the shutdown of state-owned firms by multinationals

Grzegorz Pac

Organizational complexity of multinational groups and productivity in the European Union

Carlo Altomonte and
Armando Rungi


12:50-14:00

Lunch, Foyer on ground floor

14:00-14:20

UCL and LICOS PRIZE 2007, Auditorium                                                                                                          Chair: Maurizio Zanardi

Award of the prize for the best paper on Trade and EU Policy

Hylke Vandenbussche

14:20-16:00

H1 INV

H2 REG

H3 FIR

H4 INS

H5 GRO

H6 OFF

14:20-14:40

Physical capital, knowledge capital, and the choice between FDI and outsourcing

Yongmin Chen,
Ignatius Horstmann and
James Markusen

The strategic formation of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements

Nathalie Jorzik

A heterogeneous fixed costs intra-industry trade model

Jan Guldager Jřrgensen, Philipp J. H. Schröder and Zhihao Yu

Democracy and variety in international trade

Martin Gassebner and
Andrea Lassmann

The impact of fair trade networks on farmers’ participation and income distribution

Tomas Konecny and
Jan Myslivecek

Outsourcing versus integration at home and abroad

Stefano Federico

14:40-15:00

Firm growth in multinational corporate groups

Harald Oberhofer and
Michael Pfaffermayr

Europe's internal market and the Dutch economy: Implcations for trade and growth

Arjan Lejour, Bas Straathof, Gert-Jan Linders, Arjan Lejour and Jan Möhlmann

Trade and variety in a model with endogenous product differentiation

Oliver Lorz and
Matthias Wrede

International trade and domestic economic geography: The case of the port openings of Japan, 1859

Toshihiro Atsumi

Would global patent protection be too weak without international coordination?

Edwin Lai

Understanding offshoring: Is Spain a low-cost offshore production site?

Belen González-Díaz and
Rosario Gandoy

15:00-15:20

Intellectual property rights, southern innovation and FDI

Anuj Joshua Mathew and Arijit Mukherjee

The European Union: One market to be or not to be, this is a question

Magdalena Olczyk and
Joanna Wolszczak-Derlacz

Quality assurance and the home market effect

Ai-Ting Goh and
Tomasz Michalski

Private standards, exporting countries and small producers: A comparative analysis

Karine Latouche and
Vanessa Persillet

The elasticity of substitution and the sector bias of international outsourcing: Solving the puzzle

Daniel Horgos

15:20-15:40

Network effects and inward FDI policy

Fergal McCann

Trade implications of Poland’s accession to EMU

Andrzej Cieślik,
Jan Jakub Michalek and
Jerzy Mycielski

Market size and market structure

Peter Neary

Governance indicators: A guide

Per Botolf Maurseth

“Slicing the value chain” internationally: Empirical evidence on the offshoring strategy by French firms

Liza Jabbour

15:40-16:00

An empirical analysis of comparative advantage and firm exit

David Greenaway,
Richard Kneller and
Danny McGowan

Truths and myths about the openness of EU trade policy and the use of EU trade preferences

Lars Nilsson

Trade liberalization and the degree of competition in international duopoly

Damoun Ashournia,
Per Svejstrup Hansen
and Jonas Worm Hansen

Sharing the home market or getting close for fight

Martin Bandulet and
Karl Morasch

Trade liberalization, female labor force participation and economic growth

Philip Sauré and Hosny Zoabi

The determinants of offshoring: The role of infrastructure and quality of institutions

Elisa Gamberoni,
Rainer Lanz, and
Roberta Piermartini

16:00-16:30

Coffee, Foyer on ground and first floors

16:30-18:10

I1 INV

I2

I3 INV

I4 INS

I5 MISC

I6 OFF

16:30-16:50

FDI spillovers, import competition and export intensity: Evidence for Romanian manufacturing firms

Bruno Merlevede

Foreign direct investment in Europe: Tax competition and agglomeration economies

Ĺsa Hansson and
Karin Olofsdotter

Democracy, trade and the political economy of technology adoption

Matteo Cervellati, Alireza Naghavi and Farid Toubal

Vertical production chain and global sourcing

Christian Schwarz

International outsourcing, the nature of tasks and occupational stability in Germany

Daniel Baumgarten

16:50-17:10

Location of inward FDI in Germany: An analysis at the municipality level

Sascha Becker,
Petter Egger and
Valeria Merlo

Why do firms invest abroad? An analysis of the motives underlying foreign direct investments

Chiara Franco,
Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti
 and Francesco Rentocchini

On the evolution of institutional comparative advantage

Marcella Nicolini

A clockwork economy: A three-dimensional trade model imbedded in the general equilibrium theory

Koen Smet

Offshoring and manufacturing employment: A general equilibrium analysis

Cosimo Beverelli

17:10-17:30

Knowledge sourcing and innovation: Panel data evidence for Chinese firms

Jun Du, Sourafel Girma and Henry Michael

Is FDI into China crowding out the FDI into the European Union?

Laura Resmini and
Iulia Siedschlag

Does trade foster institutions? An empirical assessment

Alessia Paccagnini and Marcella Nicolini

Economic integration, technological innovation, expectations and endogenous systemic sunk costs

Robert Owen

Skill-biased effects of service offshoring in Western Europe

Rosario Crinň

17:30-17:50

Foreign acquisitions and specialisation in job tasks

Katariina Nilsson Hakkala, Fredrik Heyman and
Fredrik Sjöholm

The Heckscher-Ohlin trade in case of the Central and Eastern European countries

Agnieszka Pugacewicz

Offshoring production: A simple model of wages, productivity, and growth

Colin Davis and
Alireza Naghavi

17:50-18:10

Impact of foreign direct investment on growth: Do host country social and economic conditions matter?

Sabina Noormamode

International capital flows and host country political environment: An empirical investigation

Nicolas Sauter and
Thomas Walter

Does trade facilitation matter in bilateral trade?

Chahir Zaki

Have trade flows changed after the EU enlargement?

Wolfgang Polasek,
Richard Sellner and
Wolfgang Schwarzbauer

 

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 4, Auditorium                                                                                                                     Chair: Ian Wooton

Services traders in the UK

Holger Breinlich and Chiara Criscuolo

19:30

Reception, The Golden Hall, Kazimierzowski Palace, first floor (on Main Campus)

Notes:    Name of paper presenter is in boldface.

             In parallel sessions, the last presenter will take the chair.

             All sessions take place in the Old Library Building, University of Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28.

             Times of presentations are subject to change up until the conference itself. Check the time of your presentation on arrival at the conference.

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Category

Description

EMP

EMPIRICS: general empirics of trade and the global economy

ENV

ENVIRONMENT: trade and the environment

FIR

FIRMS: organization and production of firms

GRO

GROWTH: growth, innovation, and the global economy

INS

INSTITUTIONS: institutions, rules, and trade

INV

INVESTMENT: FDI, location and MNEs

LAB

LABOUR: globalization and labour markets

MIG

MIGRATION: labour flows and the global economy

OFF

OFFSHORING: offshoring and outsourcing

POL

POLICY: trade and investment policy formation and impact

REG

REGIONALISM: theory and empirics of regional integration

SER

SERVICES: services trade and FDI

Version:         Tuesday, 16 September 2008.