CIGI/UWO Research Workshop*

The Changing Global Economy

April 25th, 2008
University of Western Ontario
Sponsored by CIGI, Waterloo
Room 9420, SSC, UWO



8:30-8:45 Coffee and Continental Breakfast
8:45-8:55 Opening Remarks
8:55-9:55 Dennis Novy (Warwick): "Gravity Redux: Measuring International
Trade Costs with Panel Data"
9:55-10:10 Coffee Break
10:10-11:10 Maurice Kugler (WLU): "Product Quality at the Plant Level: Plant
Size, Exports, Output Prices and Input Prices in Colombia"

(joint with Eric Verhoogen)
11:15-12:15 Peter Morrow (Toronto): "East is East and West is West: A
Ricardian-Heckscher-Ohlin Model of Comparative Advantage"
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Jim Tybout (PSU): "The Margins of Entry into Export Markets:
Evidence from Colombia"

(joint with Jonathan Eaton, Marcela Eslava and Maurice Kugler)
"Figures and Tables"
2:35-3:35 Michael Waugh (Iowa): "International Trade and Income Differences"
3:35-3:50 Coffee Break
3:50-4:50 Ray Riezman (Iowa) "Metrics of Globalization"
(joint with John Whalley and Shunming Zhang)
5:15-6:30 Discussion of Future Activities
7:30-9:00 Dinner: Location TBA

*Open to all Faculty and students from UWO, WLU, UW and also all at CIGI.

Papers will be posted as they become available.