SCID-IGC 2014 Conference on Trade, Productivity and Development
November 14, 2014
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Lunch and Keynote Address Competition, Markups and Cost Pass-Through: A View from the Production Side
Pinelopi Goldberg, Yale University (Please contact Pinelopi for presentation here.)
Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico
Benjamin Faber, UC Berkeley
Trade Costs and Household Specialization: Evidence from Indian Farmers
Nicholas Li, University of Toronto
A Search and Learning Model of Export Dynamics
James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University
Aggregate/industry level export dynamics What determines short and long-run responses to macroeconomic shocks? Why are export responses to trade liberalization unpredicable? What are the underlying causes of export booms?
Trade at the level of individual Örms What are the important Örm-level trade frictions? What determines the cross-Örm distribution of export sales? What determines Örm-speciÖc export growth patterns? How reconcile the cross section and dynamic patterns?
This paper: Approach these issues by studying formation, evolution, and dissolution of international buyer-seller relationships.
Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics
Frederico Finan, UC Berkeley
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November 15, 2014
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Estimating the Productivity Gains from Importing
Michael Peters, Yale University
I Large fraction of world trade is accounted for by firms sourcing intermediate inputs from abroad I Trade in inputs benefits domestic consumers: I Better quality / new inputs reduce firms’ unit cost I This lowers price of domestically produced goods I Question: by how much? I This paper: use theory and microdata to answer that question.
Growth in Cities and Countries
Enrico Moretti, UC Berkeley (Please contact Enrico for presentation here.)
Misallocation, Establishment Size, and Productivity
Pedro Bento, West Virginia University
in our model, establishments take misallocation into account when investing in productivity Bhattacharya, Guner, & Ventura (2013) and Hsieh & Klenow (2014) include similar mechanism, combined with (several) other extensions simplify, isolate effect of misallocation on investment and entry
Lunch and Keynote Address: The New Empirical Economics of Management
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