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Programm der 4. FIW Forschungskonferenz

 

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9:00     Opening Remarks by Fritz Breuss (FIW/WIFO)

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

 

 

Session 1a - FDI, Multinational Firms and Trade in Services (9:15 – 11:15)

 

Chair: Gábor Hunya (FIW/wiiw)

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

 

09:15   Sven P. Jost and Michael Pfaffermayr (University of Innsbruck), Matthias Stoeckl

“Profit Shifting within Multinational Firms: The Role of Entity Characterization Profiles”

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09:45   Konstantin M. Wacker (University of Göttingen)

“The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Developing Countries’ Terms of Trade”

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10:15   Nikolaos Antonakakis and Gabriele Tondl (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Do determinants of FDI to developing countries differ among US and European investors? Insights from Bayesian Model Averaging” 

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10:45   Andrea Ariu and Giordano Mion (National Bank of Belgium)

“Trade in services: IT and task content“ 

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Session 1b - Monetary and Exchange Rates (9:15 – 11:15)

 

Chair: Alfred Sitz (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Room: UZA 4, Kern A, 2nd floor, Seminarraum A212B

 

09:15   Vincenzo Cuciniello (Bank of Italy)

“Collective Bargaining Regimes and International Monetary Policy“

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09:45   Jan Hogrefe (ZEW Mannheim), Benjamin Jung and Wilhelm Kohler (Tübingen University)

“Readdressing the Trade Effect of the Euro: Allowing for Currency Misalignment”

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10:15   Oliver Hossfeld (HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management)

“Equilibrium Real Effective Exchange Rates and Real Exchange Rate Misalignments: Time Series vs. Panel Estimates”

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10:45   Christian Dreger (DIW Berlin)

“Does the nominal exchange rate regime affect the real interest parity condition?”

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Session 1c - Specialization and Gravity Models (9:15 – 11:15)

 

Chair: Robert Stehrer (FIW/wiiw)

Room: UZA 4, Kern D, 2nd floor, Seminarraum D202

 

09:15   Tine Jeppesen (University College Dublin)

“Export Spillovers in Central & Eastern Europe“ 

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09:45   Nicole Palan (University of Graz) and Claudia Schmiedeberg (Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, Hamburg)

“Specialization Patterns of European Countries” 

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10:15   Peter Egger (ETH Zurich), Andrea Leiter and Michael Pfaffermayr (University of Innsbruck)

“Structural Estimation of Gravity Models with Market Entry Dynamics”

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10:45   Robert Vermeulen (De Nederlandsche Bank)

“Gravity and International Portfolio Equity: Living with Country Heterogeneity”

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Coffee break (11:15-11:45)

 

Keynote (11:45 – 12:45)

 

Chair: Fritz Breuss (FIW/WIFO)

Room: UZA 1, Kern C, 4th floor, H 4.40

 

11:45   Oded Stark (University of Klagenfurt)

“Mergers and Welfare”

 

 

Lunch break (12:45 -13:45)

 

 

Session 2a - New New Trade  Theory & Empirics (13:45 – 15:45)

 

Chair: Roman Stöllinger (FIW/wiiw)

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

 

13:45   Harold Creusen and Arjan Lejour (CBP Netherlands)

“The export strategy of Dutch exporters"

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14:15   Harald Oberhofer (University of Salzburg)

“Firm growth, European industry dynamics and domestic business cycles”

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14:45   Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche (Université Catholique de Louvain)

“Verti-zontal Differentiation in Monopolistic Competition”

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15:15   Hartmut Egger and Michael Koch (University of Bayreuth )

Trade Unions and the Scale and Scope of Multi-Product Firms

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Session 2b - Issues in International Trade Theory (13:45 – 15:45)

 

Chair: Stefan Ederer (WIFO)

Room: UZA 4, Kern A, 2nd floor, Seminarraum A212B

 

13:45   Andreas Kohler (University of Zurich)

Non-homothetic Preferences, Growth, and International Trade

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14:15   Birgit Bednar–Friedl and Karl Farmer (University of Graz)

“Nationally and Internationally Optimal Climate Policies: External Balances versus Environmental Preferences”

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14:45   Gerhard Clemenz (University of Vienna)

“Identity Creating Goods and Free Trade”

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15:15   Diego Gruber (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

“Executive Compensation and International Trade”

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Session 2c - Crisis, Macroeconomics and Globalization (13:45 – 15:45)

 

Chair: Alejandro Cunat (University of Vienna)

Room: UZA 4, Kern D, 2nd floor, Seminarraum D203

 

13:45   Vanda Almeida, Gabriela Castro, Ricardo Mourinho Félix and José Francisco Maria (Banco de Portugal)

“Fiscal stimulus in a small euro area economy"

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14:15   Michael Biggs, Thomas Mayer (University of Zurich) and Andreas Pick (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

“Credit and Economic Recovery: Demystifying Phoenix Miracles”

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14:45   Enrico Casadio Tarabusi and Giulio Guarini (Sapienza University of Rome)

An Inequality-Adjusted Aggregation Function Applied to the Human Development Index

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15:15   Jesús Crespo-Cuaresma (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and Octavio Fernández-Amador (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

“Business cycle convergence in EMU: A second look at the second moment”

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Coffee break (15:45-16:15)

 

 

Session 3 - Plenary Session (16:15 – 17:30)

 

Chair: Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO),

            Robert Stehrer (FIW, wiiw)

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

 

16:15   Marléne Isoré (Sciences Po)

“International Propagation of Financial Shocks in a Search and Matching Environment “

 

16:50   Katrin Peters and Monika Schnitzer (University of Munich)

“Trade liberalization and credit constraints: Why “opening up“ may fail to promote technology adoption”

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Awards Ceremony (17:30 – 17:45)

 

Chair: Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO)

            Robert Stehrer (FIW, wiiw)

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