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2nd FIW Research Conference on "International Economics"


TIME & PLACE

The 2nd FIW-Research Conference will take place on Friday, 12th December 2008 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, UZA 4, Nordbergstrasse 15, 1090 Vienna.

 

The rooms are:

Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

and

Kern D, 3rd Floor, Hörsaal S 316

 


Program

UZA 4, Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

 

09:00 Opening Remarks by Fritz Breuss (FIW/WIFO)

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

 

Session 1a : Trade and Income Distribution (Chair: Roman Stöllinger, FIW/wiiw)

 

09:15 Dierk Herzer (Johann Wolfgang Goethe - University):

"Cross Country Heterogeneity and the Trade-Income Relationship" Download Paper Download Presentation

 

09:45 Hans Fehr (University of Wuerzburg), Sabine Jokisch (Ulm University), Laurence J. Kotlikoff (Boston University):

"Dynamic Globalization and Its Potentially Alarming Prospects for Low-Wage Workers" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

10:15 Friedrich Sindermann, Alfred Sitz (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration):

"The Effects of Minimum Wages and International Non-Tradeable Goods on Foreign Trade and Unemployment in Industrialized Countries and China"Download Paper

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 3rd Floor, Hörsaal S 316

 

Session 1b: Fiscal and Monetary Policy Issues (Chair: Fritz Breuss, FIW/WIFO)

 

09:15 Amedeo Argentiero (University of Rome Tor Vergata):

"Debt Stabilization and Business Cycle Stabilization in the EMU: Trade off or Synergy?" Download Presentation

 

09:45 Chiara Forlati (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne):

"Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the EMU: Does Fiscal Policy Coordination Matter?"Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

10:15 Jorge A. Fornero (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration):

"Managing Fiscal Policy with non-Ricardian Consumers in large open Economies: A DSGE Model for the Euro Area and the U.S." Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

 

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

 

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

 

Session 2a: Outsourcing (Chair: Yvonne Wolfmayr, FIW/WIFO)

 

11:00 Daniel Horgos (Helmut Schmidt University):

"International Outsourcing and Wage Rigidity: A Formal Approach and First Empirical Evidence" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

11:30 Stefano Federico (Bank of Italy):

"Outsourcing Versus Integration at Home and Abroad" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

12:00 Fergal McCann (University College Dublin):

"Outsourcing and Firm Productivity" Download Paper , Download Presentation

 

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 3rd Floor, Hörsaal S 316

 

Session 2b: International Macroeconomics (Chair: Harald Badinger, Vienna University of Economics and Business)

 

11:00 Lukas Mohler (University of Basel):

"Globalization and the Gains from Variety: The Case of a Small Open Economy" Download Paper , Download Presentation

 

11:30 Michael Kühl (University Goettingen):

"Excess Comovements in the Foreign Exchange Market with an Application to the Euro-GBP-USD triplet" Download Presentation

 

12:00 Haluk Erlat (Middle East Technical University):

"Persistence in Turkish Real Exchange Rates: Panel Approaches" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

 

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

 

 

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

 

Session 3a: Trade Modelling (Chair: Julia Wörz, OeNB)

 

14:00 Koen Smet (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration):

"A Clockwork Economy" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

14:30 Aidan Islyami (University of Kiel):

"Trade in Intermediate Producer Services under Imperfect Competition" Download Paper, Download Paper

 

15:00 Omar Feraboli (Chemnitz University of Technology), Timo Trimborn (University of Hannover):

"Trade Liberalization and Income Distribution: A CGE Model for Jordan" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 3rd Floor, Hörsaal S 316

 

Session 3b: Factor Movements and Barriers to Trade (Chair: Martin Falk, FIW/WIFO)

 

14:00 Nicolas Sauter (Munich Graduate School of Economics):

"Talking Trade: Language Barriers in Intra-Canadian Commerce" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

14:30 Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University), Jarko Fidrmuc (University of Munich):

"Foreign Languages and Trade: What are you sinking about?" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

15:00 Jorge A. Fornero, Gabriele Tondl (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration):

"Sectoral Productivity and Spillover Effects of FDI in Latin America" Download Paper

 

 

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

UZA 4, Kern D, 7th Floor, Konferenzraum 1 (D706)

 

Session 4: Plenary Session (Chair: Michael Landesmann FIW/wiiw)

 

16:00 Maela Giofré (CeRP):

"Convergence of EMU Equity Portfolios" Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

16:30 Harald Badinger (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration), Peter Egger (Ifo):

"Horizontal versus Vertical Interdependence in Multinational Activity" Download Paper

 

17:00 Mario Larch (Ifo), Wolfgang Lechthaler (ifw):

"Comparative Advantage and Skill Specific-Unemployment"Download Paper, Download Presentation

 

 

17:30 Awards Ceremony