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2021 Conference on International Trade

June 7, 2021

Location: Virtual

Organizers: Pol Antras and Guillermo Noguera

Note: The first session will start in Zoom.


Monday, June 7

10:00am to 10:20am

"Moving Parts: When More Restrictive Content Rules Backfire"

Keith Head (University of British Columbia), Thierry Mayer (Sciences Po), *Marc Melitz (Harvard University)

10:20am to 10:40am

"Spatial Production Networks"

Costas Arkolakis (Yale University), *Federico Huneeus (Central Bank of Chile), Yuhei Miyauchi (Boston University)

10:40am to 11:00am


11:00am to 11:20am

Vanessa Alviarez (University of British Columbia), Michele Fioretti (Sciences Po), *Ken Kikkawa (University of British Columbia), Monica Morlacco (University of Southern California)

11:20am to 11:40am

"Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks"

Hanwei Huang (City University of Hong Kong), *Kalina Manova (University College London), Frank Pisch (University of St. Gallen)

11:40am to 1:00pm


1:00pm to 1:20pm

"Who Benefits from Foreign Demand Shocks?"

Emmanuel Dhyne (National Bank of Belgium ), Ken Kikkawa (University of British Columbia), Toshiaki Komatsu (University of Chicago), Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago)

1:20pm to 1:40pm

"Earnings Inequality in Production Networks"

Federico Huneeus (Central Bank of Chile), Kory Kroft (University of Toronto), *Kevin Lim (University of Toronto)

1:40pm to 2:00pm


2:00pm to 2:20pm

Michael Sposi (Southern Methodist University), *Kei-Mu Yi (University of Houston), Jing Zhang (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

2:20pm to 2:40pm

"Growth and the Fragmentation of Production"

*Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po), Ezra Oberfield (Princeton University)

2:40pm to 3:30pm


3:30pm to 3:50pm

"Market Structure, Vertical Integration and Farmers Welfare in the Costa Rica Coffee Industry"

Fabrizio Leone (Université Libre de Bruxelles), *Rocco Macchiavello (London School of Economics), Josepa Miquel-Florensa (Toulouse School of Economics), Nicola Pavanini (Tilburg University)

3:50pm to 4:10pm

Swapnika Rachapalli (University of Toronto)

4:10pm to 4:30pm


4:30pm to 4:50pm

"The Long-Term Impact of Steel Tariffs on US Manufacturing"

Lydia Cox (Harvard University)

4:50pm to 5:10pm

*Sebastian Heise (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Justin R. Pierce (Federal Reserve Board), Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee - Knoxville), Peter K. Schott (Yale University)