ETSG 2005 Dublin

Seventh Annual Conference

8-10 September 2005

University College Dublin

Time

Parallel Session 1

Theatre Q

Parallel Session 2

Room F102

Parallel Session 3

Room F103

Parallel Session 4

Room F103A

Parallel Session 5

Room F104

Parallel Session 6

Room G214

Thursday, 08 September 2005

14:45-15:00

Welcome Part 1

15:00-15:45

PLENARY SESSION 1, Theatre Q                                                                                                              Chair: Joseph Francois

A Protectionist Bias in Majoritarian Politics

Elhanan Helpman and Gene Grossman

15:45-16:00

Welcome Part 2

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

A1 FDI

A2 POL

A3 TAX

A4 EMP

A5 COM

A6 ENV

16:30-16:50

Regional Integration and the (Re)Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Between Asymmetric Hosts

Jeff Heinrich and Denise Konan

TRIPS under No Enforcement of the National Treatment Commitment Rule

Rafael Morais

The Tax Treatment of Foreign Multinationals in a Small Open Economy

Hylke Vandenbussche and Chang Tan

Trade Liberalization, Intermediate Inputs, and Productivity

Mary Amiti and
Jozef Konings

Reciprocal Dumping with Bertrand Competition

Richard Friberg and Mattias Ganslandt

Explaining the Pollution Content of Trade with the Gravity Model

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

16:50-17:10

Intra-Regional Foreign Direct Investment: The South Asian Perspectives

Jahangir Alam Alam, A.F.M. Aowrangazab, and S.M. Nasrul Quadir

Joining the WTO: It's All About the Exports

Christopher Balding

Optimal Taxation of Energy Trade: The Case of Russia and Ukraine

Clinton Shiells

Can Non-tariff Barriers Reveal the Degree of Acquis Communautaire Implementation? The CEECs Agri Food Exports to EU in the Pre-accession Period

Emmanuelle Chevassus-Lozza, Darja Majokovic, Vanessa Persillet, and Manuela Unguru

Plant Survival and Trade Liberalization: The Effects of Efficiency, Mark-ups, and Demand

Marcela Eslava, John Haltiwanger, Adriana Kugler, and Maurice Kugler

Globalization, Firm-Level Characteristics and Environmental Management:
A Study of Japan

Matthew Cole, Robert Elliott, and Kenichi Shimamoto

17:10-17:30

FDI and OPT: Implications for Italian Trade Flows and Market Shares

Claudio Colacurcio and Anna Maria Ferragina

Are the Anti-globalists Right? Gains from Trade without a Walrasian Autioneer

Hector F. Calvo-Pardo

Welfare Policies, Labour Taxation, Employment and Economic Integration: Econometric Evidence from European Countries

Elisa Riihimäki

Joining the EU: Capital Flows, Migration and Wages

Catia Batista

Sustaining Collusion under Economic Integration

Luca Colombo and Paola Labrecciosa

Globalization and Environment in the Presence of Cross-border Pollution

Panos Hatzipanayotou,
Sajal Lahiri, and Michael S. Michael

17:30-17:50

International Mobility of Production: Implications of the Opening-up of Eastern FDI Locations for German FDI

Christine Borrmann, Rolf Jungnickel, and Dietmar Keller

Economic Integration and the (In)Stability of (ŕ la Carte) Trade Agreements:
What is so Enabling about the GATT 1979 Enabling Clause?

Richard Chisik

Taxes and Regional Transfers in a New Economic Geography Setting

Lars Termansen

Tests of Price Regime Changes and the Strong Law of Comparative Advantage: The Natural Experiment of Japan

Daniel Bernhofen, Laura T. Bernhofen, John C. Brown

Mergers and Strategic Competition in Heterogeneous-Product Markets

James D. Gaisford and Stefan Lutz

International Cooperation in Environmental Policy: A Theoretical Model Involving Competition for Foreign Direct Investment and an Empirical Estimation Using Spatial Econometrics

Helen Naughton

17:50-18:10

The last enlargement of the EU and the effects of Inward Foreign Direct Investment: A Dynamic PanelData Approach

Ana Cuadros, MŞ Teresa Alguacil, and Vicente Orts

Optimal Time Limits on Safeguards in Trade Agreements

Mathias Herzing

Competing for a Duopoly: International Trade and Tax Competition

Ian Wooton and Ben Ferrett

 

Antidumping Regulation and the Byrd Amendment

Rod Falvey and Sarut Wittayarungruangsri

Trade, Pollution Policy, and Environmental Technology

Yasuhiro Takarada

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 2, Theatre Q                                                                                                             Chair: J. Peter Neary

The Technology Transfer Paradox

Ronald Jones and Roy Ruffin

19:00

Reception, Restaurant Building, First Floor

Friday, 09 September 2005

09:00-10:40

B1 FDI

B2 POL

B3 TAX

B4 EMP

B5 COM

B6 ENV

09:00-09:20

Does Foreign Direct Investment Transfer Technology Across Borders? A Re-examination

Jürgen Bitzer and Monika Kerekes

A Re-examination of the Partial Competitive Equilibrium Analysis of Export Subsidies

Karl Dunz

Population Aging, International Capital Flows, and Tax Competition

Ronald Davies and Robert R. Reed III

Cost Sharing in Investment, Backward Linkages and Technology Spillovers

Liza Jabbour

A Chicken Game of Intraindustry Trade

Luca Colombo, Paola Labrecciosa and Luca Lambertini

Can Competition for Aid Reduce Pollution?

Panos Hatzipanayotou, Michael S. Michael, and Nikos Tsakiris

09:20-09:40

A Theory of Modular Production Networks

Ari Van Assche

Export Subsidies and Timing of Decision-Making

Kojun Hamada

Cross-border Political Donations and International Policy Coordination

Masahiro Endoh

Is God Good For Trade?

Matthias Helble

Effects of Intensifying Competition in the Single European Market

Elzbieta Czarny and
Agnieszka Rusinowska

The Effects of Tied Foreign Aid on Pollution Abatement, Pollution and Employment

Albert Schweinberger and
Alan Woodland

09:40-10:00

Partial Ownership and Cross-Border Mergers

Frank Stähler

Policy Implementation under Endogenous Time Inconsistency

Taiji Furusawa and Edwin Lai

Aggregate Scale Economies, Market Integration and Optimal Welfare State Policy

Hassan Molana and Catia Montagna

New Evidence About Vertical Intra-industry Trade and Differences in Endowments

Manuel Cabral, Chris
Milner, and Rod Falvey

Quotas and Endogenous Mergers among Heterogeneous Firms

Rod Falvey and Montri Nathananan

The Gravity Model and Sunk Costs: A Theoretical Analysis

Javad Abedini

10:00-10:20

Firm-Level Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment

Horst Raff and
Michael Ryan

International Trade and Transnational Terrorism

Daniel Mirza and Thierry Verdier

Growth, Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Tariff and Tax Reform: Win-Win-Win Strategies

Takumi Naito

Export versus FDI in German Manufacturing: Firm Performance and Engagement in International Markets

Jens Matthias Arnold and Katrin Hussinger

Should Merger Policy Be Implemented at the EU Level?

Ben Ferrett

Trade and Environment: A Vintage Capital Approach

Luisito Bertinelli, Eric Strobl, and Benteng Zou

10:20-10:40

The Two Faces of R&D: Do Firms’ Absorptive Capacities Matter?

Andreas Poldahl

Trade Policy Formation under Monopolistic Competition, Economies of Scale and International Capital Flows

Susanna Thede

Parallel Imports and Commodity Taxation

Pascalis Raimondos-Mřller and Nicholas Schmitt

Where Do Foreign Firms Locate in Transition Countries? An Empirical Investigation

Fazia Pusterla and Laura Resmini

Price Discrimination in Oligopolies with Best-response Asymmetry

Switgard Feuerstein

 

10:40-11:10

Coffee

11:10-12:50

C1 FDI

C2 POL

C3 GRO

C4 EMP

C5 COM

C6 QUA

11:10-11:30

European Retailers’ Direct Investments in Asia and Return Effects

Marie-Laure Baron

Rescue and Restructure Subsidies in the European Union

Elzbieta Glowicka

Does International Trade Transfer Technology to Developing Countries? A Patent Citation Analysis

Elif Bascavusoglu

Intra-Industry Trade and Technological Innovation: The Case of Belgian Manufacturing

Filip Abraham and Jan Van Hove

The Global Chilling Effects of Antidumping Proliferation

Hylke Vandenbussche and Maurizio Zanardi

Standardization of Intermediate Inputs and International Trade

Oliver Lorz and Matthias Wrede

11:30-11:50

Inward FDI and Demand for Skills in Sweden

Roger Bandick and Pär Hansson

Trade Preferences in the EU Sugar Sector: Winners and Losers

Huan-Niemi Ellen and Leena Kerkelä

Immiserizing Deindustrialization: A Dynamic Trade Model with Credit Constraints

Tatyana Chesnokova

Investing Abroad and Performance at Home: France vs Italy

Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Davide Castellani, and Anne-Célia Disdier

On the Assessment of Trade Creation, Trade Diversion and Welfare Effects of Developing RTAs

Souleymane Coulibaly

The Cost of Complying with Foreign Product Standards for Firms in Developing Countries: An Econometric Study

Keith Maskus, Tsunehiro Otsuk, and John S. Wilson

11:50-12:10

The Impact of FDI on Industry Performance

Jürgen Bitzer and Holger Görg

Economic Integration and Quality Standards in a Duopoly Model with Horizontal and Vertical Product Differentiation

Jřrgen Drud Hansen and Jřrgen Ulff-Mřller Nielsen

Productivity Improvements and Falling Trade Costs: Boon or Bane?

Svetlana Demidova

Trade Creation, Replacement and Destruction in Regional Trade Agreements: Micro Level Evidence for the UK

Richard Kneller, Sourafel Girma, and Mauro Pisu

Social Dumping and International Trade

Naoto Jinji

Product Quality and the Human Capital Content of Swedish Trade in the 1990s

Lars M Widell

12:10-12:30

A Theoretical Model of Vertical Intra-Industry
Trade Driven by
Technological Differences across Countries

Alberto Balboni

Transfer efficiency and Welfare Effects of Trade under Tariff Rate Quotas and Single Preferential Tariffs in Switzerland

Sangeeta Khorana

Capital Market Integration, Education and Growth under Capital-Skill Complementarity

Hartmut Egger, Peter Egger, Josef Falkinger, and Volker Grossmann

The Italian Model of Specialization: Which Relationship between Forms of Internationalization?

Lucia Piscitello and Lucia Tajoli

Trade Policy in International Oligopoly: Theory and Application

Eliza Chilimoniuk

Tariff-Rate Quotas and Quality Trade: An Application to the Agricultural Trade between the MERCOSUR and the EU

Jean-Christophe Bureau,
Maria Priscila Ramos
, and Luca Salvatici

12:30-12:50

Does it Matter Where You Come From? Vertical Spillovers From Foreign Direct Investment the Nationality of Investors

Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Kamal Saggi, and Mariana Spatareanu

The Optimal Trade Policy towards the Regional Economic Integration in East Asia and its Impact on Industrial Restructuring

Young-Han Kim

Convergence through Spillovers and Linkages: The Role of Multinational Enterprises

Ole Christiansen and Dirk Ehnts

     

12:50-14:20

Lunch

14:20-16:00

D1 FDI

D2 POL

D3 GRO

D4 EMP

D5 PTA

D6 INE

14:20-14:40

Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions

Holger Breinlich

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepôt Trade

Raymond Fisman and
Shang-Jin Wei

Firm Heterogeneity and Dynamic Gains from Trade

Julian Emami Namini

More Trade, Price-Cost Margins Not Lower: What’s the Trick?

Herve Boulhol

Trade Potential in an Enlarged European Union: a Recent
Approach

Enrique Martínez-Galán,
Maria Paula Fontoura
and Isabel Proęnça

International Trade and Income Distribution: Reconsidering the Evidence

Isabelle Bensidoun,
Sébastien Jean, and
Aude Sztulman

14:40-15:00

Could Investment Globalization Make the WTO Obsolete? And Other Questions Raised by Cross-border Ownership

Emily Blanchard

Non-cooperative Tariffs in the Presence of Multinationals

Mario Larch

Dynamic Analysis of Innovation and Licensing: Effects of Intellectual Property Rights Protection

Koichi Futagami, Tatsuro Iwaisako and Hitoshi Tanaka

Exchange Rate Pass-through at the Product and Country Level

Guillaume Gaulier, Amina Lahreche-Revil, and Isabelle Mejean

When do Countries Introduce Competition Policy?

Rikard Forslid,
Jonas Häcknerz, 
and Astri Muren

Open Shop Unions and International Trade Liberalisation

Paulo Bastos,
Udo Kreickemeier,
and Peter Wright

15:00-15:20

Tariff-jumping FDI When Quality Matters

Bénédicte Coestier and Serge Perrin

Politics of Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: A Simple Theory

Jie Ma

Does Quality of Openness Affect Corruption?

Omer Gokcekus and Jan Knorich

Trade Areas versus Currency Agreements: Which Causes What to Economy?

Jose Lopes and Jose Tavares

Determinants of Regional Integration Agreements in a Discrete Choice Framework: New Empirical Evidence

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

US Within- and Between-Industry Changes of Skill Intensity: Shedding Light on Worker’s Inequality

Lynn Riggs and Grigoris Zarotiadis

15:20-15:40

Public Policy towards FDI with an Endogenous Choice between Acquisition and Greenfield Investment

Facundo Albornoz, Gregory Corcos, and Toby Kendall

Market Access and Minimum Quality Standards

Roberto Hernán and Praveen Kujal

International Patent Pattern and Technology Diffusion

Kurt Adolf Hafner

The Law of One Price: A New Econometric Approach and Evidence from Disaggregated Data

Peter Egger, Stephan
Gruber
, and Michael Pfaffermayr

Regional Trading Agreements: Empirical Evidence from the Gravity Model

Nicholas Horsewood and Inma Martínez-Zarzoso

Do More Open Economies Have Bigger Governments?

Barbara Dluhosch

15:40-16:00

FDI, Regulations and Growth

Matthias Busse and José Luis Groizard

The Economics of Multilateral Investment Agreement

Jiahua Che and Gerald Willmann

Grant Support and Exporting Activity: Evidence from Irish Manufacturing
Holger Görg, Michael Henry , and Eric Strobl

Trends in Export Market Shares between 1991 and 2001

Bernhard Michel

Comparative Effects of EU and US Trade Policies on Developing Country Exports

Lars Nilsson

Subsistence Farming, Adjustment Costs and Agricultural Prices : Evidence from Madagascar

Olivier Cadot, Laure Dutoit, and Marcelo Olarreaga

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

E1 FDI

E2 POL

E3 GRO

E4 EMP

E5 PTA

E6 INE

16:30-16:50

Gifted Kids or Pushy Parents? Foreign Acquisitions and Plant Performance in Indonesia

Jens Arnold and Beata Smarzynska Javorcik

Institutional Proximity, Institutions’ Quality and Trade

Emmanuelle Lavallee

Poland’s Accession to the EU : What Effects on
Transitional Dynamics, Long Run Growth and
Welfare?

Sabine Mage

Trade Integration, Fiscal Competition and Industrial Specialization

Michel Beine, Karen Crabbé, and Hylke Vandenbussche

Revisiting the Effects of EU Trade Preferences

Maria Persson and Fredrik Wilhelmsson

Occupational Choice and Compensation for Losers from Trade

Toshihiro Ichida

16:50-17:10

The Importance of Inward and Outward FDI for Productivity Growth in the UK

Nigel Driffield, Michael Henry, and James Love

Welfare Reducing Trade Liberalisation

Jan Guldager Jřrgensen and Philipp J. H. Schröder

Tariffs on Imports and Growth: Do Nonlinearities Matter?

Andrea Marino

Testing the Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek Model Using Spanish Regional Data

Andres Artal, Francisco Requena Silvente and Juana Castillo

Bangladesh-India Bilateral Trade: Causes of Imbalance and Measures for Improvement

Mohammad Rahman

Globalisation and Inequality in a Neoclassical Growth Model

Jayasri Dutta, Toby Kendall and Nicholas Vasilakos

17:10-17:30

The Long Way from FDI to Growth in Manufacturing Industries

Carmen Fillat and Julia Wörz

Is It Such an Easy Thing to Influence a Government?

Julien Vauday

Export Composition and Economic Growth

Désirée Nilsson

Intra-industry Trade and Economic Distance: A Causality Test Using Panel Data

Frederic Peltrault and Baptiste Venet

Do Democratic Agreements Foster Bilateral Trade Flows?

Cindy Duc, Clothilde Granger, and Jean-Marc Siroën

Does Globalization Reduce Child Labor?

Krisztina Kis-Katos

17:30-17:50

Productivity Effects of Foreign Acquisitions in Swedish Manufacturing: The FDI Productivity Issue Revised

Patrik Karpaty

Migration Flows and Trade Adjustments: The Spanish Case

José V. Blanes-Cristóbal and Joan Martin-Montaner

Long-Run Effect of Trade in Europe

Fabien Rondeau

A Test of Trade Theories When Expenditure Is Home Biased

Marius Brülhart and Federico Trionfetti

FDI and Trade in the EU: Substitutes or Complements?

Nikolaos Mylonidis and
Grigoris Zarotiadis

Standardization union effects: the case of EU enlargement

Jan Hagemeje and Jan Michalek

17:50-18:10

FDI Inflows and Host Country Economic Growth

Andreas Johnson

 

The Dynamics of Establishment Productivity: Technology Transfer and Productivity Dispersion

Rachel Griffith, Stephen Redding, and Helen Simpson

The Export Effects of Investment Liberalisation:
Firm Level Evidence from the UK Manufacturing Sector

Richard Kneller and Mauro Pisu, and Zhihong Yu

EU’s Preferential Trade Agreements With Developing Countries Revisited

Luis Verdeja

International Labor Standards and Their Harmonization

Ken Abe and Lex Zhao

18:10-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 3, Theatre Q                                                                                                          Chair: Konstantine Gatsios

Why and Where Do Headquarters Move?

Vanessa Strauss-Kahn and Xavier Vives

Saturday, 10 September 2005

09:00-10:40

F1 FDI

F2 POL

F3 GRO

F4 EMP

F5 PTA

F6 INE

09:00-09:20

Choosing between Foreign Direct Investment and International Subcontracting: A Model of Multinational Firm’s Decision in a Context of Moral Hazard

António Brandăo and Rosa Forte

Oranges and Steel - A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College

Mirabelle Muűls and
Dimitra Petropoulou

The Effects of Factor and Sector Biased Technical Change Revisited

Robert Stehrer

NAFTA’s and CUSFTA’s Impact on International Trade

John Romalis

Costly Integration? Trade Expansion and Adjustment in NAFTA

Klimis Vogiatzoglou

Trade and Race-to-the-bottom Wage Competition

Damiaan Persyn

09:20-09:40

R&D Investment, Commitment Power, and Multinational Choice

Armando José Garcia Pires

Deconstructing EU
Trade Policy

Annette Balaoing and

 Joseph Francois

The International Trade as the Sole Engine of Growth for an Economy

Carmen Álvarez Albelo, Antonio Manresa, and Mónica Pigem-Vigo

Alternative Measures for
Trade Restrictiveness:
A Gravity Approach

Eva Pardos and
Carmen Fillat

Bilateral Trade Agreements and the Feasibility of Multilateral Free Trade

Kamal Saggi and Halis Yildiz

Foreign Competition and Trade Union Recognition in the Workplace

Vishal Ragoobur

09:40-10:00

Exchange Rate Effects on Complex FDI: Theory and Evidence

Hartmut Egger, Peter Egger and Michael Ryan

EU Trade Policies: Benchmarking Protectionism in a General Equilibrium Framework

Alessandro Antimiani and Luca Salvatici

Multinational Firms and Productivity Spillovers: The Role of Firms’ Heterogeneity

Davide Castellani and Antonello Zanfei

Immigrant’s Characteristics and Its Different Effects on Bilateral Trade: Evidence from Spain

José Vicente Blanes-Cristóbal

Capturing Regional Integration Effects in the Presence of
Other Trade Shocks: The
Impact of the Europe
Agreement on Poland’s Imports

Chris Milner and Katarzyna Sledziewska

Trade, Poverty and Unemployement: The Social Consequences of Integration with China

Lucio Castro and Daniel Saslavsky

10:00-10:20

Greenfield Investment or Acquisition? Optimal Foreign Entry Mode with Knowledge Spillovers in a Cournot Game

Leo A. Grunfeld and Francesca Sanna-Randaccio

International Trade and Lobbying Contests

Evangelia Alevyzaki

Productivity Dynamics, Regional Disparities and the Compositional Effect of Multinational Firms

Carlo Altomonte and Italo Colantone

A Panel Analysis of the FDI Impact on Trade

Manuela Magalhăes and Ana Paula Africano

Trade Diversion under the GSP’s Selective Preferential Market Access

Ingo Borchert

Trade, Human Capital and Labour Market Adjustment

Rod Falvey, David Greenaway, and Joana Silva

10:20-10:40

Political Risk, Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment

Matthias Busse and Carsten Hefeker

Is Protection Really for Sale? A Critique of the Common Approach to Testing the G-H Model

Susumu Imai, Hajime Katayama, and Kala Krishna

 

Zipf’s Law for Integrated Economies

Harry P. Bowen, Haris Munandar, and Jean-Marie Viaene

Hub-and-Spoke Free Trade Areas

Georges Deltas, Klaus Desmet, andGiovanni Facchini

Economic Integration in a Multicone World

Christian Volpe Martincus
and Jennifer Pedussel Wu

10:40-11:10

Coffee

11:10-12:50

G1 FDI

G2 AGG

G3 OUT

G4 EMP

G5 MIG

G6 SER

11:10-11:30

Multi-product Firms and Flexible Manufacturing in the Global Economy

Carsten Eckel and J. Peter Neary

Trade Costs, Non-Linear Home Market Effects, and Other Thingummies

Matthieu Crozet and Federico Trionfetti

Vertical Integration and Export Orientation: A First Empirical Assessment

Michele Burattoni and Gianpaolo Rossini

Fundamental R&D Spillovers and the Internationalization of a FirmĚs Research Activities

Bernard Franck and Robert Owen

International Migration with Heterogeneous Agents: Theory and Evidence

Herbert Brücker and Philipp J.H. Schröder

FDI in the Telecommunication Sector of Transition and Developing Countries

Silvio Contessi

11:30-11:50

Corporate Control, Foreign Ownership Regulation and Technology Transfer

Jota Ishikawa, Yoichi Sugitga, and Laixun Zhao

Home Market Effect in Spanish Industry: An Empirical Analysis, 1965-1995

Carmen Fillat, Nuria Domeque, and Fernando Sanz

What Factors Determine the Outsourcing Intensity?

Carmen Diaz-Mora

Explaining International Trade Between China, India and the US

Kwok Tong Soo

Migrants Associations, Trade and FDI: The Case of France

Angela Cheptea and Baghdadi Leila

Trade and FDI in Services: Gaps in Theory and Empirics

Rashmi Banga

11:50-12:10

Regional Integration, Global Supply Chain and Incomplete Contracts

Frederic Andres and Fabrice Defever

Dissecting FDI

Farid Toubal and Jörn Kleinert

The Impact of International Outsourcing on Employment: Empirical Evidence from EU Countries

Martin Falk and Yvonne Wolfmayr

Do Security Deposit Rates Matter?: Evidence from a Secondary Market

Susumu Imai, Kala Krishna, and Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay

Cross the Border and Close the Gap? How do Migrants Enhance Trade

Olivier Godart and Farid Toubal

Service Trade, International Migration and Wage Inequality

Morihiro Yomogida and Laixun Zhao 

12:10-12:30

Foreign Firms and Host-Country Productivity: Does the Mode of Entry Matter?

Ragnhild Balsvik and Stefanie Haller

Does Production Fall in a Small Country when Trade Costs Decrease? Home Market Effect in the Face of Multinationals

Eric Toulemonde

International Fragmentation: Boon or Bane for Domestic Employment?

Hartmut Egger and Udo Kreickemeier

Openness and Specialization

Luca De Benedictis

Someday My Prince Will Come: An Analysis of Voluntary Unemployment and International Factor Movement

Shigemi Yabuuchi

Regulatory Heterogeneity as Obstacle for International Services Trade

Hen Kox and Arjan Lejour

12:30-12:50

Cost Heterogeneity and the Destination of Foreign Direct Investment

Seiichi Katayama

The Border Effect in Spain

Salvador Gil-Pareja, Rafael Llorca-Vivero, J. A. Martínez Serrano, and J. Oliver Alonso

The Impact of International Outsourcing on Individual Employment Security: A Micro Level Analysis

Ingo Geishecker

Do We Have to Look at China to Tell Our Fortune?

Michel Dumont

Immigration Policy and Native Welfare

Gabriel Felbermayr and Wilhelm Kohler

Main Factors Affecting the Growing Share of Services in International Trade

Andzelika Kuznar

12:50-14:20

Lunch

14:20-16:00

H1 FDI

H2 AGG

H3 OUT

H4 EMP

H5 MIG

H6 MISC

14:20-14:40

The Role of Multinationals in Local Innovation: A New Look at Spillovers Based on Innovation Surveys

Leo A. Grünfeld and Mark Knell

Patterns of Specialization and the Internal Geography of Regions

Gilles Spielvogel

Offshoring in a Knowledge Economy

Pol Antrŕs, Luis Garicano, and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Import Demand Elasticities and Trade Distortions

Hiau Looi Kee, Alessandro Nicita, and Marcelo Olarreaga

Migration Creation and Diversion in the EU: Are CEECs Immigrants Crowding-Out the Rest?

Helena Marques

 

14:40-15:00

Trade, FDI and Plant-Level Price-Cost Margins in the UK

Sourafel Girma, Holger Gorg, and Sara Maioli

Location of FDI in Hungary: Input-Output Linkages and the Role of Local Infrastructure

Gabor Bekes

Outsourcing, Contracts, and Growth

Alireza Naghavi and Gianmarco Ottaviano

Keeping the Devil in the Details: A Feasible Approach to Aggregating Trade Distortions

Vlad Manole and Will Martin

Illegal Immigration, Employer Sanctions and Equilibrium

Chisato Yoshida and Mark Melatos

 

15:00-15:20

Trade, Foreign Networks and Performance: A Firm-level Analysis for India

Alessandra Tucci

Factor Mobility and Industrial Clusters

Linda Orvedal

Patterns of trade, delocalisation choices and catching-up

Luca De Benedictis and Lucia Tajoli

Rags in the High Rent District: Rhetoric and Reality in the Elimination of Textile and Clothing Quotas

Joseph Francois and
Julia Wörz

Migration, Tied Foreign Aid and the Welfare State

Panis Hatzipaniyotou and Michael S. Michael

 

15:20-15:40

Can Geography Explain Patterns of Integration in Bilateral Foreign Direct Investment Flows?

Selen Sarisoy Guerin

Input Specificity and Location

José Pedro Pontes

FDI with Reverse Imports and Hollowing Out

Kiyoshi Matsubara

 

A Diagrammatical Exposition of the Effects of Emiratization on Firms' Profitability in the UAE

Hugo Toledo

 

15:40-16:00

Foreign Direct Investment in ASEAN Countries: An Empirical Investigation

Nathapornpan Uttama

 

Effects of Offshoring on Employment and Wages in Sweden

Karolina Ekholm and Katariina Hakkala

     

16:00-16:30

Coffee

16:30-18:10

I1 FDI

I2

I3

I4

I5

I6

16:30-16:50

Footloose Capital Model with Heterogeneous Firms

Richard E. Baldwin and Toshihiro Okubo

 

 

 

 

 

16:50-17:10

Domestic Plant Productivity and Marginal Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment

Carlo Altomonte and Enrico Pennings

 

 

 

 

 

17:10-17:30

Mergers vs Joint Ventures vs Greenfield Investment: A Comprehensive Treatment of Foreign Direct Investment

Horst Raff, Michael Ryan,
and Frank Stähler

 

 

 

 

 

17:30-17:50

Trade Costs and Foreign Direct Investment

J. Peter Neary

 

 

 

 

 

17:50-18:15

Break

18:15-19:00

PLENARY SESSION 4, Theatre Q                                                                                                              Chair: Ian Wooton

The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification

Stephen Redding and Daniel Sturm

19:00

Reception, Geary Institute

Notes:   Name of paper presenter is in boldface.

                 In parallel sessions, the last presenter will take the chair

Category

Description

AGG

Agglomeration, scale, and industry location

COM

International competition policy, antidumping, and strategic trade

EMP

Empirical aspects of international trade

ENV

Environment and trade

FDI

FDI, MNEs, and technology transfer

GRO

Openness and economic growth

INE

Inequality, wages, labor markets, and trade

MIG

Migration

MISC

Miscellaneous

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, released 07 September 2005