The NBER's Program on International Trade and Investment met in Cambridge on March 26-27, 2010. Program Director Robert C. Feenstra of the University of California, Davis, organized the meeting and chose these papers to discuss:
Jonathan Eaton, Pennsylvania State University and NBER; Sam Kortum and John Romalis, University of Chicago and NBER; and Brent Neiman, University of Chicago, "Trade and the Global Recession"
Daniel Berger and Shanker Satyanath, New York University; William Easterly, New York University and NBER; and Nathan Nunn, Harvard University and NBER, "Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade During the Cold War"
James E. Anderson, Boston College and NBER, and Yoto V. Yotov, Drexel University, "Specialization: Pro- and Anti-Globalizing, 1990-2002"
Douglas A. Irwin, Dartmouth College and NBER, "Do Tariffs Affect the Terms of Trade? Evidence from U.S. Tariff Shocks"
Xiaobo Lü and Kenneth F. Scheve, Yale University, and Matthew J. Slaughter, Dartmouth College and NBER, "Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection"(NBER Working Paper No. 15700)
Gianmarco Ottaviano, Bocconi University; Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis and NBER; and Greg C. Wright, University of California, Davis, "Immigration, Offshoring and American Jobs"
José Fillat, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Stefania Garetto, Boston University, "Risk, Returns, and Multinational Production"
Kalina Manova, Stanford University and NBER; Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER; and Zhiwei Zhang, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, "Firm Exports and Multinational Activity under Credit Constraints"