St. Louis Fed Macro-Trade Workshop

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm

How Costly are Mark-ups?

Presenter:   Daniel Xu (Duke University and NBER)

Coauthors:  Chris Edmond and Virgiliu Midrigan

2:30 – 2:45 pm
Coffee Break

2:45 – 3:45 pm

Trade and Innovation: The Role of Scale and Competition Effects

Presenter:   Dan Trefler (University of Toronto and CIFAR)

Coauthors:  Kevin Lim and Miaojie Yu

3:45 – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Firm-to-Firm Trade: Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market

Presenter:   Sam Kortum (Yale University)

Coauthors:  Jonathan Eaton and Fracis Kramarz

5:00 – 5:15 pm
Coffee Break

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Trade, Agglomeration, and Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence

Presenter:   Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)

Coauthors:  Rodrigo Adao and Federico Esposito

7:00 pm

Conference Dinner at Copia Restaurant and Wine Bar


Friday, April 27, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 am

Training, Offshoring, and the Job Ladder

Presenter:   James Tybout (Penn State University)

Coauthors:  Nezih Guner and Alessandro Ruggieri

10:00 – 10:15 am
Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15 am

Welfare Gains from Trade with Heterogeneous Income and Price Elasticities

Presenter:   Marti Mestieri (Northwestern University)

Coauthors:  Danial Lashkari

11:15 – 11:30 am
Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 pm
Optimal Spatial Policies, Geography and Sorting

Presenter:   Cecile Gaubert (UC Berkeley)

Coauthors:  Pablo Fajgelbaum

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Lunch


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