AEA/ASSA Meetings in Philadelphia 2018

Session 1. European Integration: New Challenges and New Hopes

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018   10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Loews Philadelphia, Parlor 1

Hosted By: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE ASSOCIATION & INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE ASSOCIATION

  • Chair: Thierry WarinHEC Montreal
  1. “Sensitive Sectors in EU Trade Agreements”, Alan Deardorff,  University of Michigan,  View Abstract
  2. “Fiscal Trade-offs in Open Economies”, Christopher House, University of Michigan, Christian Proebsting, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne, Linda L. Tesar, University of Michigan, Jing Zhang, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago,  View Abstract 
  3. “Fiscal Spillovers Within the European Union”, Michael Devereux, University of British Columbia  View Abstract 
  4. “FDI Flows in Europe: Endogeneity and Credibility”, Aleksandar Stojkov, Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje-Macedonia, Thierry Warin, HEC Montreal  View Abstract

Discussant(s)

  1. Aleksandar Stojkov, Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje-Macedonia
  2. Davide Romelli, Trinity College Dublin
  3. Linda L. Tesar, University of Michigan
  4. Alan Deardorff, University of Michigan

JEL Classifications

  • E6 – Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
  • F4 – Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance

Session 2. The Impact of the Digital Economy

Paper Session

 Friday, Jan. 5, 2018   12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Loews Philadelphia, Lescaze

Hosted By: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE ASSOCIATION & INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE ASSOCIATION

  • Chair: Joseph PelzmanGeorge Washington University
  1. “Digital Technology and Cross-border Production Sharing”, Sven W. Arndt, Claremont McKenna College  View Abstract
  2. “Digital Trade and Comparative Advantage”, Alan Deardorff, University of Michigan  View Abstract
  3. “Accounting for Digital Assets in International Trading Agreements”, Joseph Pelzman, George Washington University  View Abstract
  4. “Cryptocurrencies As a New Global Financial Asset”, Gina Pieters, Trinity University  View Abstract 
  5. “Megaregionalism, Trade and Innovation in the Digital Economy”, Michael Plummer, Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe-Bologna  View Abstract

Discussant(s)

  1. Marta Bengoa Calvo, City University of New York

JEL Classifications

  • F1 – Trade
  • F1 – Trade