Economics 841-842:
Research Seminar in International Economics
Schedule - Winter 2003

Seminar meets weekly, Fridays 11:40 AM - 1:00 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 27 Kathy Yuan U of M "What Drives Stock Market Liberalization? Politics of Financial Development in Emerging Markets"
Oct 4 Jean Imbs London Business School "Volatility, Growth, and Aggregation"
Oct 11 Sebastian Auguste, Kathryn Dominguez, Herman Kamil, and Linda Tesar U of M "Cross-Border Trading as a Mechanism for Capital Flight: ADRs and the Argentine Crisis"
Oct 18 Lee Branstetter Columbia "Is Foreign Direct Investment a Channel of Knowledge Spillovers? Evidence from Japan's FDI in the United States"
Jonathan Eaton NYU "Plants and Productivity in International Trade"
Peter Schott Yale "Survival of the Best Fit: Competition from Low Wage Countries and the (Uneven) Growth in US Manufacturing Plants"
Nov 1 Marc Melitz Harvard "Exports vs FDI"
Nov 8 Alex Monge Northwestern "Foreign Organizations and Human Capital"
Kristin Forbes MIT "One Cost of the Chilean Capital Controls: Increased Financial Constraints for Small Firms"
Nelson Mark Notre Dame "Continuous-Time Market Dynamics, ARCH Effects, and the Forward Premium Anomaly"
Nov 22 Ben Chabot and Chris Kurtz U of M "That's Where the Money Was. Home Bias and English Investments Abroad"
Dec 6 Andrew Coleman U of M "Gold flows and triangular arbitrage: estimating the dollar-sterling gold points, 1886-1905"
For more information about the seminar, e-mail Linda Tesar.

Schedules from Earlier Terms: Winter 02 Fall 01 Winter 01 Fall 00 Winter 00 Fall 99 Winter 99 Fall 98 Winter 98 Fall 97 Winter 97 Fall 96
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