Economics 841-842
Research Seminar in International Economics
Schedule - Fall 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 12 Jean-Marie Viaene U of M "On Procompetitive Trade Policies"
Sep 19 Peter Debaere Texas "Reversing the Perspective: Expansion Activities of Multinational Corporations From Middle-Income Countries"
Sep 26 Andrew Coleman U of M "Storage, slow transport, andthe law of one price: evidence from the nineteenth century US corn market"
Oct 3 David Papell Houston "Long Run Purchasing Power Parity: Cassel or Balassa-Samuelson"
Oct 17 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan Houston "Why Doesn't Capital Flow from Rich to Poor Countries? An empirical investigation"
Oct 24 NO SEMINAR (Econ visiting committee)
Oct 31 Alan Deardorff U of M Comparative Advantage, based partly on "Ricardian Comparative Advantage with Intermediate Inputs"
Nov 7
201 Lorch
Nadia Sobeleva
(Joint with IO)
Toronto "Economic Reforms and Productivity of Domestic Firms and Industries"
Nov 14 Linda Tesar U of M TBA
Nov 21 Juan Carlos Hallak U of M "Specialization, Factor Accumulation, and Development"
Dec 5 Lucia Tajoli U of M "Patterns of International Fragmentation of Production and Implications for the Labor Market"
Dec 12
9 AM - 1 PM
Board Room
Peter Schott
Yale "Export Prices and the Divergence of Leaders and Followers on the International Quality Ladder"
Jim Tybout
Penn State "Trade Policy and Industrial Sector Responses: Using Evolutionary Models to Interpret the Evidence"
Dec 19 Bill Powers U of M "The Usual Suspects: An Empirical Roundup of Sources of Missing Trade and Their Magnitudes"
For more information about the seminar, e-mail Alan Deardorff.
Schedules from Earlier Terms: W 03 F 02 W 02 F 01 W 01 F 00 W 00 F 99 W 99 F 98 W 98 F 97 W 97 F 96
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