Conference in Honor of Donald R. Davis

Sponsored by the Program for Economic Research at Columbia University

Friday, September 23, 2016

1101 International Affairs Building

 

Organized by Jonathan I. Dingel and W. Walker Hanlon

This conference celebrates the 60th birthday of Donald R. Davis. His students, coauthors and colleagues will present papers from all areas of economics, especially research related to topics that Don has investigated during his distinguished research career.

 

Agenda

8:30-9:10

Breakfast

9:10-9:20

Opening Remarks

9:20-10:00

JaeBin Ahn (IMF), "Trade and Growth Revisited: New Sector-level Evidence"

10:00-10:40

Mary Amiti (NYFRB), "How Did China's WTO Entry Benefit U.S. Consumers?"
10:40-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:40

Xavier Gabaix (Harvard), "Zipf's Law and the Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations in Macro and Trade: An Overview"

11:40-12:20

Nuno Limao (Maryland), "Trade Collapses: The Role of Economic and Policy Uncertainity in the Great Recession"
12:20-1:40

Lunch

1:40-2:20

Tomasz Michalski (HEC Paris), "Financial Integration and Growth: Banks' Previous Exposure Matters"

2:20-3:00

Prachi Mishra (Reserve Bank of India), "Beggar-Thy-Neighbor Effects of Exchange Rates? A Study of the Renminbi"
3:00-3:20

Coffee Break

3:20-4:00

Joan Monras (CEMFI), "Economic Shocks and Internal Migration"

4:00-4:40

Yoichi Sugita (Hitotsubashi), "A Solution to the Melitz-Trefler Puzzle"
4:45-5:00

Closing Remarks

6:00

Dinner

For registration information, please contact Juliana Capaldi