Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Competition and Diffusion Conference

Friday, March 4, 2011 (Tempe Sheraton Four Points hotel: Ruby Room)

1:00 - 2:00 Andres Rodriguez-Clare, "Proximity versus Comparative Advantage: A Quantitative Theory of Trade and Multinational Production"
(with Costas Arkolakis, Natalia Ramondo and Stephen Yeaple)
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:15 Ellen McGrattan, "Technology Capital Transfer"
(with Thomas Holmes and Edward C. Prescott)
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:30 Pete Klenow, "India's Mysterious Manufacturing Miracle"
(with Albert Bollard and Gunjan Sharma)

Saturday, March 5, 2011 (ASU Memorial Union: Coconino Room {see MU map below})

10:00 - 11:00 Keith Head, "From Beijing to Bentonville:  Do Multinational Retailers Link Markets?"
(with Ran Jing and Deborah Swenson)
11:00 - 12:00 Kim Ruhl, "Firms, Frictions, and Barriers to Growth"
(with Timothy Kehoe, Sewon Hur and Jose Asturias)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (LaPaz Room)
1:00 - 2:00 Andy Atkeson, Ariel Burstein, "Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy"
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:15 Steven Redding , "The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall"
(with Gabriel Ahlfedlt, Daniel Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf)
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:30 Wen-Tai Hsu, "Plants and Productivity in Regional Agglomerations"
(with Thomas Holmes and Sanghoon Lee)
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