Hitotsubashi Summer Institute : International Trade and FDI 2015
July 31- August 1, 2015
Conference Room, 7F, Mercury Tower , Hitotsubashi University

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 July 31   (Friday)
9:50-10:00 Opening remarks
Koichi Tadenuma (President of Hitotsubashi University)
Chair : Lex Zhao (Kobe University)
10:00-11:00 Tony Venables (University of Oxford)

Breaking into Tradables: Urban Form and Urban Function in a Developing City
11:00-11:20   B r e a k
11:20-12:20 Jota Ishikawa(Hitotsubashi University)

Backfiring with backhaul problems: Trade and industrial policies with endogenous transport costs
12:20-13:40   L u n c h
 Chair : Tetsuya Saito (Nihon University)
13:40-14:40 Yoichi Sugita (Hitotsubashi University)

Assortative Matching of Exporters and Importers
14:40-15:00   B r e a k
15:00-16:00 Kaz Miyagiwa (Florida International University, Hitotsubashi University)

Illegal immigration and multiple destinations
16:00-16:20   B r e a k
16:20-17:20 Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University)

Compulsory Licensing and Patent Protection: A North-South Perspective
18:00-20:00   Reception


 August 1   (Saturday)
Chair : Hiroshi Mukunoki (Gakushuin University)
10:00-11:00 Miaojie Yu(Peking University, Hitotsubashi University)

Distribution Outward FDI and Firm Heterogeneity: Evidence from Chinese Firms
11:00-11:20   B r e a k
11:20-12:20 Mitsuru Igami (Yale University)

Industry Dynamics of Offshoring: The Case of Hard Disk Drives
12:20-13:40   L u n c h
 Chair : John Gilbert (Utah State University, Hitotsubashi University)
13:40-14:40 Tomohiro Ara(Fukushima University)

Comparative Advantage, Monopolistic Competition, and Heterogeneous Firms in a Ricardian Model with a Continuum of Sectors
14:40-15:00   B r e a k
15:00-16:00 Eiichi Tomiura (Yokohama National University)

Reciprocal versus unilateral trade liberalization: Comparing individual characteristics of supporters
16:00-16:20   B r e a k
16:20-17:20 Wolfgang Keller (University of Colorado)

International Trade and Job Polarization: Evidence at the Worker Level

17:20-17:30   Closing remarks
Hitotsubashi Summer Institute: International Trade and FDI 2015
Contact Information: takada@econ.hit-u.ac.jp
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