What is the Future of International Trade?

Past event

Sie Complex, Room 1150

Morning Sessions: Moderator George DeMartino

8:30 – 10:00 pm: Trade and Development—Challenges and Opportunities

· Elissa Braunstein, Department of Economics, Colorado State University

Trade, Inclusive Development, and the Role of Manufacturing Exports in Industrialization.

· Kenneth Shadlen, London School of Economics and Political Science

North-South Trade Agreements: What, Why, and so What?

10:30 – 12:00 Trade and Equity—Building a Just Trade Regime

· Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington DC

A Trade Agenda that Promotes Equality

· Stephanie Seguino, Department of Economics, University of Vermont

Making Trade Work for Equality: The role of Macroeconomic Policy

Afternoon Sessions: Moderator Martin Rhodes

1:30 – 3:00 pm: Heterogeneous Firms and Global Value Chains

· Lisa Martin, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin

Heterogeneous Firms and individual Trade Policy Preferences: Implications

· Jennifer Bair, Department of Sociology, University of Virginia

International Trade as Global Values Chain

3:30 – 5:00 pm: Europe, the US, China, and Beyond

· Alasdair Young, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

Transatlantic Trade Politics in Interesting Times

· John Ravenhill, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo University

Asia Pacific Exceptionalism