Program: 3rd InsTED Workshop Indiana University

Presentation format: 30 min presentation, 5 min discussion.
Conference main location: GISB Building. Directions can be found at
Registration will be held at GISB Room 1060. Staff will be available from 8 am through lunch on Friday.
Sessions will be held in GISB Room 1112.
Coffee breaks and lunches will be held in GISB room 1060.

Thursday, May12th 2016

5:00 – 7:00pm Informal gathering at Nick’s English Hut

Friday, May13th 2016

8:00 – 8:50am Registration, Arrival Tea/Coffee
8.50 – 9:00am Opening remarks

Session 1: Informal Institutions and Externalities

Chair: Gary Lyn (U. Mass Lowell)
9:00 – 9:35am   “Spatial Concentration of Sourcing in International Trade: The Role of Insititutions”, Fariha Kamal (Census Bureau), Asha Sundaram (University of Cape Town)
9:35 – 10:10am “Product Differentiation and the Effects of Trade Networks over Time”, Peter R. Herman (Indiana University), Ryan Lee (Indiana University)
10:10 – 10:45am “External Economies and International Trade: A Quantitative Framework”, Konstantin Kucheryavyy (U. of Tokyo), Gary Lyn (U. Mass Lowell), Andrés Rodríguez-Clare (UC Berkeley and NBER)
10:45 – 11:15am Coffee Break

Session 2: Institutions and Market Structure

Chair: Eric W. Bond (Vanderbilt University)
11:15 – 11:50am “External Reference Pricing Policies, Price Controls, and International Patent Protection”, Difei Geng (Vanderbilt University), Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University)
11:50 – 12:25pm “Compulsory Licenses”, Eric W. Bond (Vanderbilt University), Larry Samuelson (Yale University)
12:25 – 1:30pm Lunch

Session 3: Production Linkages

Chair: Rahul Mukherjee (Graduate Institute Geneva)
1:30 – 2:05pm “Swimming Upstream: Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption”, Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po.), Swati Dhingra (LSE), John Morrow (U. of Essex)
2:05 – 2:40pm “Liquidity-Driven FDI”, Ron Alquist (Kings Peak Asset Management), Rahul Mukherjee (Graduate Institute Geneva), Linda L. Tesar (U. of Michigan)
2:40 – 3.00pm Coffee Break

Session 4: WTO I

Chair: Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)
3:00 – 3:35pm “Pre-trial Settlement with Imperfect Private Monitoring”, Mostafa Beshkar (Indiana University), Jee-Hyeong Park (Seoul National University)
3:35 – 4.10pm “Temporary Trade Barriers: When Will They End?”, Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)
4:10 – 4:30pm Coffee Break

Keynote Address 1

Chair: Mostafa Beshkar (Indiana University)
4:30 – 5:30pm “Educational Quality Along Multiple Dimensions: A Cross Country Analysis”, Stephen Yeaple (Penn State)
6:00 – 9:00pm Conference Dinner at Scholars Inn

Saturday, May 14th 2014

8:00 – 9:00am Arrival Tea/Coffee

Session 5: Institutional Change

Chair: Federica Carugati (Indiana University)
9:00 – 9:350am “’The Natural Resource Curse Revisited: Theory and Evidence from India”, Amrita Dhillon (King’s College), Pramila Krishman (U. of Cambridge), Manasa Patnam (CREST-ENSAE), Carlo Perroni (U. of Warwick)
9:35 – 10:10am “Property Rights Enforcement with Unverifiable Income”, Jan U. Auerbach (U. of Exeter)
10:10 – 10:45am  “Extending Access to the Rule of Law: Maritime Trade, Fiscal Policy, and Legal Change in Ancient Athens”, Federica Carugati (Indiana University)
10:45 – 11:15am Coffee Break

Session 6: Culture, Institutions and Immigration

Chair: Ben Zissimos (University of Exeter Business School)
11:15 – 11:50am “Complementarities, Coordination and Culture”, Christopher Ellis (U. of Oregon), John Thompson (Wilamette University), Jiabin Wu (U. of Oregon)
11:50am – 12:25pm “The Role of Institutions in Determining Immigration and Investment”, Atisha Ghosh (University of Exeter Business School) and Ben Zissimos (University of Exeter Business School)
12:25 – 1:30pm Lunch

Session 7: Economic Geography and Income Distribution

Chair: Tobias Seidel (U. of Duisburg-Essen, CESifo)
1:30 – 2:05pm “Income Distribution, Internal Geography, and Gains from Trade”, Volodymyr Lugovskyy (Indiana University), Alexandre Skiba (U. of Wyoming)
2:05 – 2:40pm “The Persistent Effects of Place-based Policy: Evidence from the West-German Zonenrandgebiet”, Maximilian von Ehrlich (U. of Bern, CRED, CESifo), Tobias Seidel (U. of Duisburg-Essen, CESifo)
2:40 – 3:00pm Coffee Break

Session 8: Trade, Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Anna Kochanova (Max Planck Institute)
3:00 – 3:35pm “Trade-induced Mortality”, Jerome Adda (Bocconi University), Yarine Fawaz (CEMFI)
3:35 – 4.10pm “Minds for the Market: Non-Cognitive Skills in Post-Soviet Countries”, Anna Kochanova (Max Planck Institute), Maryam Naghsh Nejad (IZA)
4:10 – 4:30pm Coffee Break

Keynote Address 2

Chair: Ben Zissimos (U. of Exeter Business School)
4:30 – 5:30pm “The Disappearing Ninth Square: Land and Protests in China”, Kishore Gawande (McCombs School of Business, UT Austin), Nicholas Reith (UT Austin)
6:00 – 9:00pm Ostrom Workshop Dinner at Feast Market & Cellar

Sunday, May15th 2016

9:00 – 9:30am Arrival Tea/Coffee

Session 9: WTO II

Chair: Shushanik Hakobyan (Fordham University)
9:30 – 10:05am “Deep Trade Agreements and the Extensive Margin of Trade”, David R. DeRemer (IEHAS)
10:05 – 10:40am “Anti-Dumping Duties and WTO Trade Disputes”, Shushanik Hakobyan (Fordham University), Anthoula Vasiliou (Fordham University)
10:40 – 11:00am Coffee Break

Session 10: Institutions and Market Structure

Chair: Tommaso Tempesti (U. Mass Lowell)
11:00 – 11:35am “Liberalizing for Liquidity: Local Firms, Financing Constraints and Investment Policy Reform”, Sarah Danzman (Indiana University)
11:35 – 12:10pm “Fringe Benefits and Import Competition”, Tommaso Tempesti (U. Mass Lowell)
12:10 – 12:30pm InsTED next steps
Tour at the IU Museum of Art