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For its annual Summer Trade Workshop, Princeton IES invites select academics from around the world to Princeton for a three-day research conference.

The 2024 workshop will take place from June 12 to June 14.

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Agenda

Wednesday, June 12

8:00am - 8:45am

Breakfast

8:45am - 9:45am

Paper: The Effects of “Buy American:” Electric Vehicles and the Inflation Reduction Act
Authors: Hunt Allcott, Joseph S. Shapiro and Felix Tintelnot
Presenter: Felix Tintelnot

9:45am - 9:55am

Discussant: Lydia Cox

9:55am - 10:05am

Discussant: Keith Head

10:05am - 10:15am

General Discussion

10:15am - 10:30am

Short Break

10:30am - 11:30am

Paper: Weathering the Storm: Supply Chains and Climate Risk
Authors: Juanma Castro-Vincenzi, Gaurav Khanna, Nicolas Morales, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar
Presenter: Nitya Pandalai-Nayar

11:30am - 11:40am

Discussant: Meredith Startz

11:40am - 11:50am

Discussant: David Atkin

11:50am - 12:00pm

General Discussion

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Paper: The Political Economy of Carbon Taxes and Green Subsidies in a World Economy
Authors: Matthew Kotchen and Giovanni Maggi
Presenter: Giovanni Maggi

2:00pm - 2:10pm

Discussant: Farid Farrokhi

2:10pm - 2:20pm

Discussant: Davin Chor

2:20pm - 2:30pm

General Discussion

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Paper: Cross-Border Patenting, Globalization, and Development
Author: Jesse LaBelle, Immaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Ana Maria Santacreu, and Yoto V. Yotov
Presenter: Ana Maria Santacreu

4:00pm - 4:10pm

Discussant: Thomas Sampson

4:10pm - 4:20pm

Discussant: Natalia Ramondo

4:20pm - 4:30pm

General Discussion

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Short Break

4:45pm - 5:45pm

Paper: Fair Trade Agreements
Authors: Francesco Passarelli and Robert W. Staiger
Presenter: Robert Staiger

5:45pm - 5:55pm

Discussant: Gordon Hanson

5:55pm - 6:05pm

Discussant: Paola Conconi

6:05pm - 6:15pm

General Discussion

6:45pm

Cocktails and Dinner at Palmer House

Thursday, June 13

8:15am - 8:45am

Breakfast

8:45am - 9:45am

Paper: Missing Tariffs
Authors: Feodora Teti
Presenter: Feodora Teti

9:45am - 9:55am

Discussant: Matthew Grant

9:55am - 10:05am

Discussant: Michael Waugh

10:05am - 10:15am

General Discussion

10:15am - 10:30am

Short Break

10:30am - 11:30am

Paper: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Authors: Gianmarco Ottaviano and Davide Suverato
Presenter: Gianmaro Ottaviano

11:30am - 11:40am

Discussant: Benny Kleinman

11:40am - 11:50pm

Discussant: Arnaud Costinot

11:50pm - 12:00pm

General Discussion

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Special Session in Memory of Jonathan Eaton

Paper: Technology and the Global Economy
Authors: Jonathan Eaton and Samuel Kortum
Presenter: Samuel Kortum

2:00pm - 2:35pm

Discussants: Anna Cecilia Fieler, Farid Farrokhi, Ana Maria Santacreu and Costas Arkolakis

2:35pm -3:00pm

Open Mic

3:00pm-5:00pm

Walk on the Delaware & Raritan Canal Towpath in Princeton.

6:30pm

Cocktails and dinner at Eno Terra

Friday, June 14

8:00am - 8:45am

Breakfast

8:45am - 9:45am

Paper: Strategic (Dis)Integration
Author: John Sturm Becko and Daniel G. O’Connor
Presenter: John Sturm Becko

9:45am - 9:55am

Discussant: Cecile Gaubert

9:55am - 10:05am

Discussant: Pol Antras

10:05am - 10:15am

General Discussion

10:15am - 10:30am

Short Break

10:30am - 11:30am

Paper: International Power
Authors: Ernest Liu and David Yang
Presenter: David Yang

11:30am - 11:40am

Discussant: Thomas Chaney

11:40am - 11:50am

Discussant: Jonathan Vogel

11:50am - 12:00pm

General Discussion

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Adjourn

Past Summer Trade Workshops

Past Agendas

Previous Summer Trade Workshops can be found here. Please note that the 2020 and 2021 Summer Trade Workshops were canceled due to the pandemic.