Economics 841-842:
Research Seminar in International Economics
Schedule - Fall 2000

Seminar meets weekly, Tuesdays 1:10-2:30 PM except as noted, in the Smith Seminar Room (201) of Lorch Hall. Titles that are highlighted are available on line.
Date Speaker From Topic
Sep 12 Chong Xiang U of M "New Goods, Factor Prices and the Pattern of Trade: A Theoretical Investigation"
Sep 19 Wei Fan U of M "Internal versus External Economies of Scale: Evidence on U.S. County Data"
Sep 26 Carlos Vegh UCLA "Output Costs, BOP Crises, and Optimal Interest Rate Policy"
Oct 3 Enrique Mendoza Duke "The Benefits of Dollarization when Stabilization Policy Lacks Credibility and Financial Markets are Imperfect"
Oct 10 Pravin Krishna Brown "Foreign Lobbies and US Trade Policy"
Oct 17 Ron Jones Rochester "Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Models for the New Century"
Fri 10:30-12
Oct 20
Board Rm.
Richard Clarida Columbia "The Theory and Empirics of Monetary Policy Rules in Open Economies"
Oct 24 No seminar this week
Oct 31 Galina Schwartz U of M "Non-Enforceability of Trade Treaties and the Most-Favored Nation Clause: A Game Theoretic Analysis of Investment Distortions"
Nov 3
Roberto Rigabon MIT "Identification through Heteroskedasticity"
Abhijit Bannerjee MIT "Currency Crises and Monetary Policy in an Economy with Credit Constraints"
Nov 7 Yener Kandogan U of M "Adjustment Cost Implications of Trade Liberalization Policies: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe"
Nov 14 Oleg Zamouline U of M "Sticky Export Prices or Sticky Import Prices: Theoretical and Empirical Investigation"
Nov 21 Bruno Gerard U of M "The Relevance of Currency Risk in the EMU"
Nov 28 David Hummels Purdue "Time as a Trade Barrier"
Dec 5 Chul Chung U of M "Factor Content of Trade: Nonhomothetic Preferences and 'Missing' Trade"
Thu, Dec 7
11:40 AM
Elhanan Helpman Harvard "Educating Voters" (Woytinsky Lecture)
Dec 12 Jee-Hyeong Park Wayne State "Gradualism in Trade Agreements with Asymmetric Countries"
For more information about the seminar, e-mail Alan Deardorff.

Schedules from Earlier Terms: Winter 00 Fall 99 Winter 99 Fall 98 Winter 98 Fall 97 Winter 97 Fall 96
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