Mainz Workshop on Trade, Growth, and Wages

August 30 - 31, 2011

University of Mainz Campus / Dekanatssaal (03-150)

Jakob-Welder-Weg 9, 55128 Mainz

Workshop Program

(The workshop is public and open to all.) 

 Day 1:  Tuesday, August 30, 2011
 14:00  Welcome
 14:10-15:00    Keynote Speech: Offshoring: Patterns and Implications
   Elias Dinopoulos (University of Florida)
 15:00-15:50    Trade, Superstars, and Welfare
   Bohdan Kukharskyy (University of Passau)

 15:50-16:20

  Coffee Break
 16:20-17:10   Gender Wage Discrimination and Trade Openness
  Sarra Ben Yahmed (Université de la Mediterranée / GREQAM)
 18:30  Workshop Dinner (Ristorante Al Cortile)

  Day 2:

 Wednesday, August 31, 2011
 9:00-09:50   Firm Size and the Choice of Export Mode
  Jennifer Abel-Koch (University of Mainz)

 09:50-10:40

  Wage Inequality in Trade-in-tasks Models
  Hugo Rojas-Romagosa  (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy   Analysis)

 10:40-11:10

 Coffee break

 11:10-12:00   In Support of the TRIPS Agreement
  Amanda Jakobsson (Stockholm School of Economics)
 12:00-13:00

  Lunch Break

 13:00-13:50   Innovating like China: a Theory of Stage-Dependent Intellectual Property Rights
  Guido Cozzi (University of Durham)
 13:50-14:40   Privatization of Knowledge: Did the US Get it Right?
  Silvia Galli (Hull University Business School)
 14:40-15:10   Coffee Break
 15:10-16:00   Endogenous Technological Change and Selection under Private    Information
  Oscar Valencia (Toulouse School of Economics)

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