The NBER’s conference on East Asian Seminar on Economics took place June 6-7 in Thailand. Research Associates Takatoshi Ito of Columbia University and Andrew K. Rose of University of California, Berkeley organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:
Peter K. Schott, Yale University and NBER; Andrew Greenland, Elon University; Mihai Ion, University of Arizona; and John Lopresti, College of William & Mary, "Using Equity Market Reactions to Infer Exposure to Trade Liberalization"
Shujiro Urata, Waseda University and ERIA; Kazunobu Hayakawa, Institute of Developing Economies; and Tadashi Ito, Gakushuin University, "Impacts of Increased Chinese Imports on Japan's Labor Market"
Minho Kim, Korea Development Institute, and Iona Hyojung Lee, Singapore Management University, "The Impact of Chinese Imports on Korean Manufacturing Plants"
Yu-Yin Wu, Shih Hui-Tzu, Chu-Hsuan Su, and Chu-Nan Hu, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, "Impact of Regional Economic Integration on Taiwan's Industrial Supply Chain of Vehicles"
Bingjing Li, National University of Singapore, and Loren Brandt and Peter Morrow, University of Toronto, "Is Processing Good? Theory and Evidence from China"
Hong Ma, Tsinghua University, and Peter Eppinger, Tubingen University, "Optimal Ownership and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence from China’s FDI Liberalization"
Teresa C. Fort and Andrew B. Bernard, Dartmouth College and NBER, and Frederic Warzynski and Valerie Smeets, Aarhus University, "Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization"
Edwin Lai, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Steffan Qi , Hong Kong Baptist University; and Heiwai Tang, Johns Hopkins University, "Global Sourcing and Domestic Value-added in Gross Exports"
Yong Wang, Peking University, and Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER, "The Sandwich Effect: Challenges for Middle-Income Countries"
Toshihiro Okubo, Keio University, and Richard Baldwin, Graduate Institute, Geneva and NBER, "GVC Journeys: Industrialisation and Deindustrialisation in the Age of the Second Unbundling "
Ayako Obashi, Aoyama Gakuin University, and Fukunari Kimura, Keio University, "New Developments in International Production Networks: Impact of Digital Technologies"
Rodney Tyers, Australian National University, and Yixiao Zhou , Curtin University, "US-China Rivalry: The Macro Policy Choices"
Arnaud Costinot and Iván Werning, MIT and NBER, "Robots, Trade, and Luddism: A Sufficient Statistic Approach to Optimal Technology Regulation" (NBER Working Paper No. 25103)
Summaries of these papers are at www.nber.org/conferences/2019/EASE19/summary.html