New Results in Economic Integration

Organized by Prof. Ron Jones and Prof. Carsten Kowalczyk

April 17 , 2004

To be held at Harkness 112 .

Click on titles for (available) papers in pdf format.

Saturday, April 17th

9:00 am
Earl Grinols, University of Illinois and Baylor University:
"Free Trade Areas, Policy Independence, and Industrialization Targets" (with Peri Silva)
(Also, the companion paper "An Enhancement of Free Trade Area Theory" is available)
Discussant: Robert Baldwin, University of Wisconsin

10:00 am
Break

10:15 am
Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University :
"Harmonization of Patent Lives" (with Yih-ming Lin)
Discussant: Sayantani Ghose, University of Rochester :

11:15 am
Carsten Kowalczyk, Tufts University:
"Free Trade, Customs Unions, and Transfers" (with Hideo Konishi and Tomas Sjöström)
Discussant: Henry Wan, Cornell University

12:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 pm
Enrico Spolaore, Brown University:
"Trade, Growth and the Size of Countries" (with Alberto Alesina and Romain Wacziarg)
Discussant: Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University

2:15 pm
Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa:
"The Likelihood of Regional and Multilateral Trade Agreements" (with Lisandro Abrego and John Whalley)
Discussant: Alan Deardorff, University of Michigan

3:15 pm
Break

3:30 pm
Ronald Jones, University of Rochester:
"International Technology Transfer: Who Gains and Who Loses?" (with Roy Ruffin)
Discussant: Stephen Magee, University of Texas

5:00 pm
Transport to hotel