Friday, April 6, 2012
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St. NW
Washington D.C. 20052
The Washington Area International Trade Symposium (WAITS) is a forum that highlights trade research at institutions in the Washington D.C. area. Its primary activity is sponsoring an annual research conference where scholars present their latest academic work. Researchers from George Washington University, American University, the Census Bureau, the Federal Reserve Board, Georgetown University, the Inter-American Development Bank, Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), the U.S. International Trade Commission, the University of Maryland, and the World Bank have all participated in the symposium.
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View the Schedule
- Coffee Break
- Session 4: 11:20-12:10
- Robert Feinberg “Exports-at-Risk: The Effect of Multi-Market Contact in International Trade”American UniversityPresentation
Zhi Wang as discussant – Comments
- Session 5: 1:20-2:10
- Erhan Artuc “Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility” World Bank (with John McLaren)Presentation
- Coffee Break
- Session 8: 4:10-5:00
- Maggie Chen “Selection, Reallocation, and Knowledge Spillovers: Identifying the Impact of Multinational Activity on Aggregate Productivity” George Washington University (with Laura Alfaro)Presentation
Laura Alfaro as discussant – Comments
George Washington University’s Institute for International Economic Policy, housed at the Elliott School of International Affairs, is dedicated to producing and disseminating high-quality non-partisan academic and policy relevant research on international economic policy. Areas of focus include international trade, international finance, and development economics.