Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of Japanese and U.S. International Trade: Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade Conference

Date & time

Oct 16, 2009, 8:30 am-5:15 pm EDT


Ross Business School, Classroom W0770 701 Tappan Street

Robert M. Stern, Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics of the University of Michigan, is the conference director. The co-directors are Kyoji Fukao, Professor of Economics, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, and Kozo Kiyota, Associate Professor of Economics, Yokohama National University. The objective of the conference is to develop new methods and data to measure the factor contents of emerging new modes of international trade. The conference is open to interested faculty members and graduate students. Registration is requested, with a deadline of October 9, 2009. For more information go to http://sitemaker.umich.edu/fordschool-usjapan/conference_agenda

Co-sponsored by A Global Centers of Excellence (COE) Program, Hitotsubashi University; and Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan.