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Hitotsubashi COE Conference on International Trade and FDI 2009
December 12-13, 2009
Conference Room, 7F, Mercury Tower
Hitotsubashi University
  December 12 (Saturday)
9:10-9:15   Opening remark
                                         Chair : Toshihiro Ichida (Waseda University)
9:15-10:15 Kala Krishna (Pennsylvania State University)

Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments
B r e a k
10:30-11:30 Edwin L.-C. Lai (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Innovation and Patentability Requirement in a Globalized World
B r e a k
11:45-12:45 Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)

Environmental Standards under International Oligopoly
L u n c h
                                         Chair : Laixun Zhao (Kobe University)
14:00-15:00 Larry Qiu (University of Hong Kong)

Trade, Capital Redistribution and Firm Structure
B r e a k
15:15-16:15 Susumu Imai (Queen's University)

A Quantile-based Test of Protection for Sale Model
B r e a k
16:30-17:30 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)

Task Trade between Similar Countries
18:00-20:00   Reception

  December 13 (Sunday)
                                         Chair : Morihiro Yomogida (Sophia University)
9:15-10:15 Kiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University)

Equilibrium Income Distribution Across (ex-ante) Identical Countries
B r e a k
10:30-11:30 Jee-Hyeong Park (Seoul National University)

A Story of Trade-Induced Industrialization
B r e a k
11:45-12:45 Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University)

Globalization under Financial Imperfection
L u n c h
                                          Chair : Kazutaka Takechi (Hosei University)
14:00-15:00 Hiroyuki Kasahara (University of British Columbia)

B r e a k
15:15-16:15 Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University)

Vertical Intra-Industry Trade, Unit Values of Commodities, and Factor Contents: An Empirical Analysis Based on Micro-Data of the Census of Manufactures
B r e a k
16:30-17:30 James R. Markusen (University of Colorado)

Physical Capital, Knowledge Capital and the Choice Between FDI and Outsourcing
17:30-17:35   Closing remark
18:00-20:00   Dinner