ECON 281/ARE 239

Seminar in International Economics
Spring 2004
Instructor: Maurice Obstfeld
Instructor: Ann Harrison
Schedule: Mondays 12-2 pm
608-7 Evans Hall (before Spring Break)
201 Giannini Hall (after Spring Break)
January 26 Assaf Razin , Tel Aviv University
  Which Countries Export FDI, and How Much?
February 2 Joint with junior recruiting
February 9 Doireann Fitzgerald, UC Santa Cruz
  Interdependence and Exchange Rates
February 16 President's Day Holiday
February 23 Joint with Departmental seminar
March 1 Hélène Rey , Princeton University
  International Financial Adjustment (Joint with Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas)
March 8 Matt Slaughter , Dartmouth College
  Why Are Some Firms More Innovative? Knowledge Inputs, Knowledge Stocks, and the Role of Global Engagement
March 15 Luisa Lambertini , Boston College and UCLA
  Fiscal Cooperation in a Monetary Union
March 22 spring break

  Seminars after spring break will be held in 201 Giannini Hall.

March 29 Robert Staiger, University of Wisconsin( Madison)
  National Sovereignty in an Interdependent World
April 5 Marc Melitz , Harvard
  International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics with Heterogeneous Firms
April 12 No Meeting
April 19 David Papell , Houston
  Long Run Purchasing Power Parity: Cassel or Balassa-Samuelson?
April 26 Kala Krishna , Penn State
  Understanding Rules of Origin
Conditional Policies in General Equilibrium: FTAs with ROOs Revisited
May 7 Note: Friday seminar 12-1:30 pm, 201 Giannini Hall (Joint with ARE Departmental Seminar)
Jim Tybout , Penn State
  Market Entry Costs, Producer Heterogeneity, and Export Dynamics
May 10 Note: 2-3:30 pm, 639 Evans Hall (Joint with Economics History Seminar)
Alan Taylor, UC Davis
Productivity, Tradability and The Great Divergence

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