International Trade and Finance Seminar
Spring 2005
Instructor: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
Seminar Room: 608-7 Evans Hall
Schedule: Monday 12:10 - 2:00
31 January No Meeting
Wednesday 9 John Morgan , UC Berkeley
February 4-5:30 Clock Games: Theory and Experiments
14 February Katheryn Niles Russ , UC Davis
The Endogeneity of the Exchange Rate as a Determinant of FDI: A Model of Money, Entry, and Multinational Firms
Wednesday 23 Samuel Bowles , Santa Fe Institute & University of Siena
February 4-5:30 The First Property Rights Revolution
28 February Cristina Arellano , University of Minnesota & Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Default Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations in Emerging Economies
Wednesday 9 Michael Reich , UC Berkeley
March 4-5:30 The Economic Effects of City Wide Wage Mandates: Evidence from the 2004 San Francisco Minimum Wage Increase (with Arindrajit Dube and Suresh Naidu)
Living Wage Policies at the San Francisco Airport: Impacts on Workers and Business (with Peter Hall and Ken Jacobs)
14 March Maurice Obstfeld , UC Berkeley
Current Account Adjustment
21 March Spring Recess , No Meeting
Wednesday 30 Susan Athey , Stanford University
March 4-5:30 Comparing Open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Theory and Evidence from Timber Auctions (with Jonathan Levin and Enrique Seira
4 April Phillip McCalman , UC Santa Cruz
Shaking All Over? International Trade and Industrial Dynamics (with Josh Ederington)
Wednesday 13 Kenneth Y Chay , UC Berkeley
April 4-5:30 The Long-Run and Intergenerational Impact of Poor Infant Health: Evidence from Cohorts Born During the Civil Rights Era (with Douglas Almond)
18 April Anusha Chari , University of Michigan
Acquiring Control in Emerging Markets: Evidence from the Stock Market (with Paige Ouimet and Linda Tesar)
Friday 29 Ariel Rubinstein , Tel Aviv University
April 4-5:30 Equilibrium in the Jungle (with Michele Piccione) [Location: 639 Evans]
2 May Christian Broda , Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Globalization and the Gains from Variety (with David Weinstein)
9 May Manuel Amador , Stanford University
Fiscal Policy Amplified Cycles (with Mark Aguiar and Gita Gopinath)

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