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CAGE International Trade Research Day

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CAGE International Trade Research Day

Wednesday 22 May 2013
Scarman House, University of Warwick
Organized by Sascha O. Becker, Dennis Novy and John Whalley
In cooperation with
Xiaopeng Yin, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing


  Session 1 (Chair: TBC)
8.30 – 9.15 Xiaopeng Yin (UIBE) “Intermediated Trade, Processing Trade, and Unsolved Export Puzzle: Theory and Evidence from China”
9.15 – 10.00 Xianhai Huang (Zhejiang University) “Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Market Competition and Export Sophistication: The Empirical Study Based on China’s Hi-Tech Industry
10.00 – 10.05 Welcoming remarks by Professor Nicholas Crafts, Director of the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE)
10.05-10.30 Coffee break
  Session 2 (Chair: Sascha Becker)
10.30 – 11.15 Peter Egger (Zurich) “Structural Constrained ANOVA-Type Estimation of Gravity Panel Data Models” (with Sergey Nigai)
11.15 – 12.00 Daniel Bernhofen (Nottingham) “Estimating the Effects of the Container Revolution on World Trade” (with Zouheir El-Sahli and Richard Kneller)
12.00 – 12.45 Mario Larch (Bayreuth) “International Trade and Unemployment: A Quantitative Framework” (with Benedikt Heid)
12.45-14.00 Lunch break
  Session 3 (Chair: Dennis Novy)
14.00 – 14.45 Thomas Sampson (LSE) “Dynamic Selection and the New Gains from Trade with Heterogeneous Firms
14.45 – 15.30 Qun Bao (Nankai University) “Productivity and Firms’ Sale Destination: Chinese Characteristics
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
  Session 4 (Chair: Xiaopeng Yin)
16.00 – 16.45 Qing Liu (UIBE) "Do Exports Respond to Exchange Rate Changes? Inference from China's Exchange Rate Reform"
16.45 – 17.30 Beata Javorcik (Oxford) “WTO Accession and Tariff Evasion” (joint with Gaia Narciso)
18.30 Dinner