The organizers cordially ask the last speaker of each session to chair the session.
July 7: AM
TIME Room A  ( First Floor ) Room B  ( First Floor ) Room C  ( Third Floor )
9:20-9:30 Welcome remark: Local organizer
chair: Larry Qiu
9:30-10:20

Plenary session:  Room A
Chair: Larry Qiu
Alan Deardorff
The Doha Round Impasse:  What's a Developing Country To Do?

10:40-12:10 Kiyoyasu Tanaka (University of Hawaii at Manoa)


Re-estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model : Evidence from Japanese and US Multinational Enterprises
Kazuhiro Takauchi (Kobe University)



The Effects of Strategic Subsidies under FTA with ROO
Aekapol Chongvilaivan (NationalUniversity of Singapore), Jung Hur and Yohanes E.. Riyanto

Outsourcing Types, Relative Wages, and the Demand for Skilled Workers: New Evidence from the US Manufacturing
Masahiro Endoh (Keio University)


Import Penetration and the Change of Value Added in Japanese Manufacturing Industries
Li-Juan Xing (Dongbei University of Finance and Economy)

"New Regionalism" and Its Effects on Multilateral Trade System
Min Wang (Liaoning University)


Analysis on the Investment Effects of Economic Integration in East Asia
Takamune Fujii (Aichi University)



Impediments of Trade Services in Japan : Measuring the Border Effect on International Air Transportation Services
Itai Agur (European University Institute)



The Variety Effect of Trade Liberalization
Ari Van Assche (HEC Montréal and CIRANO) and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné)

The Supply Chain Structure Matters for Trade
July 7: PM
TIME Room A  ( First Floor ) Room B  ( First Floor )
13:30-15:00 Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University) and Hitoshi Sato

A Factor-Endowment Theory of Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity
Yoshimasa Komoriya (Hitotsubashi University)

Transfer Pricing and Taxation under Asymmetric Oligopoly
Jiangyong Lu and Zhigang Tao (Tsinghua University,University of Hong Kong)

Firm Heterogeneity and Exporting Behavior: Evidence from China’s Manufacturing Firms
Zhendong Su (Dalian University of Technology)

Economic Analysis on the Strategy Choices for the Domestic Enterprises to Enter the International Market?? From the Aspect of General Equilibrium

Russell Hillberry (University of Melbourne),  Edward J. Balistreri and Thomas F .Rutherford

Structual Estimation and Solution of International Trade Models with Heterogeneous Firms

Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)


Strategic Technology Transfer through FDI in Vertically Related Markets
15:20-16:20

Naoto Jinji (Okayama University and RIETI)


Illegal Extractions of Renewable Resources and International Trade with Costly Enforcement of Property Rights

Keiko Ito (Senshu University ), Sanghoon Ahn and Kyoji Fukao

The Impact of Outsourcing on the Japanese and South Korean Labor Markets: International Outsourcing of Intermediate Inputs and Assembly in East Asia
Keisaku Higashida (Yokohama City University)

The effects of Trade in Recyclable Materials on Wastes and Recycling Activities When the Final Goods Industry is Imperfectly Competitive
Witada Anukoonwattaka (Thammasat University)

Outsourcing Decisions of a Multinational : A Theoretical Model and Empirical Evidence
16:40-17:40 Marcelo Fukushima (Kobe University) and Toru Kikuchi)

A Simple Model of Trade with Heterogeneous Firms and Trade Policy
Nobuko Serizawa (Niigata University)

Welfare Improving Trade Policy for Cultural Diversity

K.C.Fung (U.C.Santa Cruz and U.S. International Trade Commission), Judith Dean and Zhi Wang

Measuring the Vertical Specialization in Chinese Trade

Martin Richardson (The Australian National University) and Frank Stahler

Fair Trade

July 7: Evening, 6:30 - 9:00
Coference reception and dinner
July 8: AM
TIME Room A  ( First Floor ) Room B  ( First Floor )
9:30-11:00

Pao-Li Chang (Singapore Management University) and Myoung-Jae Lee

The WTO Trade Effect

Julan DU (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Yi Lu  and Zhigang Tao

FDI Location Choice in China : Agglomeration vs. Institutions

Ben Shepherd (The World Bank), Matthias Helble and John S. Wilson

Transparency and Regulatory Reform in the  Asia Pacific Region : The Trade and Development Dimension

Bin Xu (China Europe International Business School) and Jiangyong Lu

The Impact of Foreign Firms on the Sophistication of Chinese Exports
Alan D. Woodland (University of Sydney) and Pascalis Raimondos-Møller

Steepest Ascent Tariff Reforms
Fei Li (Peking University) and Jie Ma


Can Export Tax Rebate be a Robust Policy Recommendation towards an International Multi-market Oligopoly?
11:20-12:20 Jiandong Ju (University of Oklahoma) and Shang-Jin Wei

Endowment versus Finance : A Wooden Barrel Theory of International Trade
Jung Hur (National University of Singapore) and Laixun Zhao

Labor-Management Bargaining, Labor Standards and International Rivalry
Ding Jianping (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics) and Yang Fei

Reference of Basket : Linkage of China and Asian Currencies
Toshihiro Ichida (Waseda University)


Occupational Choice, Specific vs. General Human Capital Investments under Uncertain Terms of Trade
July 8: PM
TIME Room A  ( First Floor ) Room B  ( First Floor )
13:40-15:40 Kazutaka Takechi (Hosei University)

What Drives Manufacturing FDI Wave in Asia ?
Edwin L.-C. Lai (Singapore Management University))

Would global patent protection be too weak without international coordination?
Hiroshi Mukunoki (Gakushuin University), Jota Ishikawa and Hodaka Morita

FDI in Services and Product Market Competition
HanSung Kim (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy), Hwan-Joo SEO, Young Soo LEE and Ki Dong Lee

Intellectual Property Rights and Widening Growth Gap
Jie Ma (Peking University)

Double-edged Incentive Competition for Foreign Direct Investment
Larry Qiu (Hong Kong University ) and Huayang Yu

Does the Protection of Foreign Intellectual Property Rights Stimulate Innovation in the U.S.?

Kiyoshi Matsubara (Nihon University)

Endogenous FDI Spillovers

Zhihao Yu (Carleton University)

The Fear of Competitive Pressure of Globalization and Outsourcing
16:00-16:50

Plenary session: Room A
Chair: Bin Xu
Ian Wooton (University of Strathclyde and CEPR) and Ben Ferrett
How does the International Distribution of Firm Ownership Affect the Intensity of Tax Competition?

July 9: Whole day
Local tour