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Dec 6, 2018 (All day)

Conference on Firms, Trade and Development

Conference on Firms, Trade and Development

The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development and the International Growth Centre (IGC) are hosting a one-day conference at Stanford on December 6th on the theme of “Firms, Trade and Development.” The event will be organized by Nick Bloom, Dave Donaldson, Pete Klenow, Andres Rodriguez-Clare, Eric Verhoogen, and Chris Woodruff.

Conference
Location: 
Koret-Taube Conference Center
Contact: 
Alexandra Lisonek
(650) 723-3859
a.lisonek@stanford.edu

December 6, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Registration and breakfast
9:00am to 9:45am
A New Engel on Measuring Price Indices and Welfare

Presenter(s):

David Atkin (MIT)

Benjamin Faber (UC Berkeley)

Thibault Fally (UC Berkeley)

Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (UC Berkeley)

9:45am to 10:00am
Session break / Coffee & Tea
10:00am to 10:45am
Knowledge Exchange and Productivity Spill-overs in Bangladeshi Garment Factories

Presenter(s):

Andreas Menzel (CERGE-EI Prague)

10:45am to 11:00am
Session break / Coffee & Tea
11:00am to 11:45am
Financial Technology Adoption and Retailer Competition

Presenter(s):

Sean Higgins (UC Berkeley)

11:45am to 1:30pm
Lunch keynote
The Effects of Trade Policy: A Global Perspective

Presenter(s):

Nina Pavcnik (Dartmouth)

1:30pm to 2:15pm
Financial Constraints and Propagation of Shocks in Production Networks

Presenter(s):

Banu Demir (Bilkent University)

Beata Javorcik (Oxford)

Tomasz Michalski (HEC Paris)

Evren Örs (HEC Paris)

2:15pm to 2:30pm
Session break / Coffee & Tea
2:30pm to 3:15pm
Eliminating Uncertainty in Market Access: The Impact of New Bridges in Rural Nicaragua

Presenter(s):

Wyatt Brooks (Notre Dame)

Kevin Donovan (Notre Dame)

3:15pm to 3:30pm
Session break / Coffee & Tea
3:30pm to 4:15pm
I've Been Waiting on the Railroad: The Effects of Congestion on Firm Production

Presenter(s):

John Firth (Notre Dame)

4:15pm to 4:30pm
Session break / Coffee & Tea
4:30pm to 5:15pm
The Effects of Joining Multinational Supply Chains: New Evidence from Firm-to-Firm Linkages

Presenter(s):

Alonso Alfaro-Ureña (Banco Central de Costa Rica)

Isabela Manelici (UC Berkeley)

Jose Vasquez (UC Berkeley)

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Faculty and Presenter Dinner