The NBER's Program on International Trade and Investment met at Stanford's Institute for Economic Policy Research on December 2 and 3, 2011. Program Director Robert C. Feenstra of the University of California, Davis organized the meeting. These papers were discussed:
Summaries of these papers may be found
James Harrigan, University of Virginia and NBER, and Ariell Reshef, University of Virginia, "Skill Biased Heterogeneous Firms, Trade Liberalization, and the Skill Premium" (NBER Working Paper No. 17604)
Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics, "Selection into Trade and Wage Inequality"
Ariel Burstein, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER, and Javier Cravino, University of California at Los Angeles, "Measured Aggregate Gains from International Trade"
Costas Arkolakis, Yale University and NBER; Natalia Ramondo, Arizona State University; Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, University of California, Berkeley and NBER; and Stephen Yeaple, Pennsylvania State University and NBER, "Innovation and Production in the Global Economy"
Ralph Ossa, University of Chicago and NBER, "Trade Wars and Trade Talks with Data" (NBER Working Paper No. 17347)
Julian di Giovanni, International Monetary Fund; Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan and NBER; and Jing Zhang, University of Michigan, "The Global Welfare Impact of China: Trade Integration and Technological Change"
Jiandong Ju, University of Oklahoma; Kang Shi, Chinese University of Hong Kong; and Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER, "Trade Liberalizations and Global Current Account Imbalances"
Yue Ma, Lingnan University; Heiwai Tang, Tufts University; and Yifan Zhang, Lingnan University, "Factor Intensity, Product Switching, and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Exporters"