AEA/ASSA Meetings

Philadelphia 2018



Conference Information


IT&FA offers sessions at the Allied Social Sciences Association along with other prestigious organizations each January. Topics are always well attended, as we present panels and papers in current topical areas.


ITFA Members at the ASSA2018 meeting in Philadelphia
(Gina Pieters, Amir Shoham, Josef Pelzman, Marta Bengoa, Thierry Warin and Mitchell Ginsburg)


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 Warin, HEC Montreal
  1. “Banking Crises and Investments in Innovation”, Oana Peia, University College Dublin, 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”, Karine Gente, University of Aix-Marseille, 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. Thierry Warin, HEC Montreal
  2. Karine Gente, University of Aix-Marseille
  3. Linda L. Tesar, University of Michigan
  4. Davide Romelli, Trinity College Dublin

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 Pelzman, George 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