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27th NBER-TCER-CEPR Conference on Globalization and Welfare Impacts of International Trade

Outline

27th NBER-TCER-CEPR Conference on Globalization and Welfare Impacts of International Trade was held on July 27th, 2018, co-sponsored by University of Tokyo (The Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF), and Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy (CIRJE)) and the Research Institute of Capital Formation (RICF), Development Bank of Japan.

Overview

Date: July 27th, 2018 / Fri 9:00 - 17:40
Venue: Fukuracia Tokyo Station, Asahi Life Insurance Otemachi Bldg. 6F, Room G
Sponsors: Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER)
Co-sponsors: University of Tokyo (the Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF), and Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy(CIRJE)), and Research Institute of Capital Formation (RICF), Development Bank of Japan
Organizers: Shin-ichi Fukuda, Takeo Hoshi, and Fukunari Kimura

Program

Chair: Fukunari Kimura (Keio University)
9:00~9:40 Toshihiro Okubo (Keio University)
GVC Journeys when National and Territorial Comparative Advantage Differ
Discussant Masashige Hamano (Waseda University)
9:40~10:20 Ayako Obashi (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Trade Agreement with Cross-Border Unbundling
Discussant Hirokazu Ishise (Osaka University)
Break 10:20~10:40
Chair: Kenichi Ueda (University of Tokyo)
10:40~11:20 Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University and NBER)
Potentials for Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Japan
Discussant Yasuyuki Todo (Waseda University)
11:20~12:00 Keith Head (University of British Columbia)
Misfits in the Car Industry: Offshore Assembly Decisions at the Variety Level
Discussant Robert Owen (University of Nantes)
Break 12:00~13:00
Chair: Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (ESCP Europe and Development Bank of Japan)
13:00~13:40 Gabriel Felbermayr (Ifo Center for International Economics)
Quantifying the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement
Discussant Shujiro Urata (Waseda University)
13:40~14:20 Katheryn Russ (University of California at Davis and NBER)
Trade Diversion and Trade Deficits under the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
Discussant Konstantin Kucheryavyy (University of Tokyo)
Break 14:20~14:40
Chair: Shin-ichi Fukuda (University of Tokyo)
14:40~15:20 Akira Sasahara (University of Idaho)
Explaining the Employment Effect of Exports: Value-Added Content Matters
Discussant Tadashi Ito (Gakushuin University)
15:20~16:00 Olena Ivus (Queen's University)
Patent Reforms and Exporter Behaviour: Firm-Level Evidence from Developing Countries
Discussant Keiko Ito (Chuo University)
Break 16:00~16:20
Chair: Jun-ichi Nakamura (Development Bank of Japan)
16:20~17:00 Meredith Crowley (University of Cambridge)
Policy Shocks and Stock Market Returns: Evidence from Chinese Solar Panels
Discussant Eiichi Tomiura (Hitotsubashi University)
17:00~17:40 Heiwai Tang (Johns Hopkins University)
Excessive Entry and Exit in Export Markets
Discussant Daisuke Fujii (University of Tokyo)