Friday, May 13



9:30-10:00 Registration


10 – 11 Marc Melitz (Harvard University) Trading Partners and Trading Volumes.(pdf)

11 -12 Fredrik Wilhelmsson (Lund University) Exports and Productivity of Russian Firms. (pdf)


12-13 Lunch


13 – 14 Philipp Schrφder (Aarhus School of Business) Welfare Reducing Trade Liberalisation. (pdf)


14 – 15 Ragnhild Balsvik (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration) Foreign Presence Productivity and Restructuring in Norwegian Manufacturing. (pdf)


15 – 15:30 Coffee


15:30 – 16:30 Arne Melchior (Norwegian Institute Melchior.pdf of International Affairs) International Trade with Endogenous Sunk Export Costs: The Case of Marketing.(pdf)


16:30 – 17:30 Magnus Wiberg (Stockholm University) Location Equilibrium with Endogenous Rent Seeking.(pdf)


17:30 – Collaborative activities









Saturday, May 14


10 – 11 James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University) Industrial Evolution in Crisis-Prone Economies.(ppt)


11 -12 Matthias Herzing (IIES, Stockholm University) Optimal Time Limits on Safeguards in Trade Agreements. (pdf)


12-13 Lunch


13 – 14 Roger Bandick (Φrebro University) Do Workers Benefit from Foreign Ownership? – Evidence from Swedish Manufacturing.(pdf)


14 – 15 Kari Alho (Research Institute of the Finnish Economy) Speed of Convergence and Relocation: New EU Members Catching Up with the Old. (pdf)


15 – 15:30 Coffee


15:30 – 16:30 Karolina Ekholm (Stockholm School of Economics) Location Choice and Employment Decisions: A Comparison of German and Swedish Multinationals. (PDF)

Jacob Roland Munch (University of Copenhagen) International Outsourcing and Individual Job Separations.(pdf)


16:30 – 17:30 Nannan Lundin (Trade Union Institute for Economic Research, FIEF) Do Exports Lead to Higher Mark-Ups? – Microeconomic Evidence from Swedish Manufacturing in the 1990’s.(pdf)


20:00 Dinner