INFER workshop 2013

Call for Papers

International Workshop on

Firm and Product Heterogeneity in International Trade

15-16 November 2013, Leuven (Belgium)

jointly organized by: Center for Economic Studies, KU Leuven; Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, KU Leuven; Research Group Globalization, Innovation and Competition, HU Brussels; International Network for Economic Research (INFER); With the financial support of the Research Foundation Flanders FWO

Workshop Objectives
This workshop brings together economists to discuss recent topics related to Firm and Product Heterogeneity in International Trade. Researchers are invited to submit both theoretical and empirical papers. In particular, we welcome papers related to the following topics:
Theoretical and empirical research about firm-level or product-level trade

  • Impact of globalization and competition on trade
  • Margins of trade
  • Survival and duration of trade relationships
  • Fixed costs of exporting
  • Trade, Innovation and technological spillovers

Keynote Speakers
We are happy to welcome the following internationally distinguished keynote speakers:
Prof. Holger Görg (Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
Prof. Tibor Besedeš (School of Economics Georgia Institute of Technology)
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