NOITS - The Nordic International Trade Seminars


 
NOITS Seventh Annual Workshop
 14-15 May 2004, Copenhagen

Final Program


Friday 14 May

08.30-09.00    Registration and coffee                                                                                                           

Session 1. Chair: Pascalis Raimondos-Møller (EPRU and CBS) 

09.00 - 10.00    Neckties in the tropics: a model of international trade and cultural diversity

James Rauch (University of California, San Diego)

                                   Vitor Trindade (Syracuse University)         

10.00 - 11.00    Vertical restraints, distribution and the price impact of parallel imports

                                            Mattias Ganslandt (IUI, Stockholm)

                                   Keith E. Maskus (Uuniversity of Colorado)

11.00 - 11.30     Coffee

11.30 - 12.30   Vertical specialization and the quality of infrastructure

                                   Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (WTO)              

12.30 - 13.30     Lunch

Sesson 2. Chair: Karolina Ekholm (Stockholm School of Economics)

13.30 - 14.30     A multi-country approach to multi-stage production

                                            James Markusen (University of Colorado and Trinity College)               

                                            Tony Venables (London School of Economics)

14.30 - 15.30    Determining the level of transportation costs in the core-periphery model: a majority voting approach

                                            Frederik Gallo (Lund University)

15.30 - 16.00     Coffee

16.00 - 17.00     International trade and inter-industry wage structure in Swedish manufacturing: evidence from matched employer-employee data

                                            Lihong Yun (Örebro University and FIEF) 

                                   Nannan Lundin (Örebro University and FIEF)

17.00 - 18.00                17.00 - 18.00      On the welfare effects of policy competition for foreign direct investment.

                                                                                         Kjetil Bjorvatn (NHH, Bergen)

                                                                       Carsten Eckel (University of Göttingen)     

20.00               Dinner                                                                                                                                


Saturday 15 May

Session 3. Chair: Rikard Forslid (University of Stockholm)

09.00 - 10.00     National sovereignty in an interdependent world

                                                                                    Robert W. Staiger (University of Wisconsin)

                                                                   Kyle Bagwell (Columbia University)

10.00 - 11.00     National treatment in trade agreements

Henrik Horn (IIES, Stockholm)

11.00 -11.30                 11.00 - 11.30      Coffee           

11.30 - 12.30      Exchange rates and product variety

                                   Witness Simbanegavi (Stockholm School of Economics)

 

12-30 - 13.30       Lunch

Session 4. Chair: Pertti Haaparanta (Helsinki School of Economics)

13.30 - 14.30       Country-of-origin labelling when trade occurs under asymmetric information

                                            Natalie Pienaar (IIES, Stockholm)

14.30 - 15.30       On the endogenous allocation of decision powers in federal structures

                                                                                        Gerald Wilmann (University of Kiel)

15.30 – 16.00        Coffee                                                                                                                           

16.00 – 17.00       Trade agreements under uncertainty

                                    Mathias Herzing (IIES, Stockholm)

17.00 –18.00         Integration and tax competition: an empirical study for OECD countries

                                    Karin Olofsdotter (Lund University)

                                    Åsa Hansson, (Lund University)

20.00                    Dinner