11th Annual CEDI Conference on Development and Institutions

Conference Date: Jul 14, 2016
Deadline for paper submissions: Jun 21, 2016
Deadline for participant registration: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Center for Economic Development and Institutions (CEDI) and the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University will be organizing the 11th Annual CEDI conference on development and institutions on 14th July 2016 at Brunel University (Uxbridge, London, UK).

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The Kiel Institute’s Advanced Studies Program 2016/2017

In the context of its forthcoming Advanced Studies Program 2016/17, the Kiel Institute will again offer several one-week and two-week courses with outstanding teachers:

Macroeconomics in Open Economies                              Roberto Rigobon (MIT)
Financial Markets and the Macro-Economy                     Yuliy Sannikov (Princeton)
Debt Crises and Macro-Prudential Policy                         Enrique Mendoza (Pennsylvania)
Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice                              Volker Wieland (Frankfurt)
Exchange-Rate Economics                                              Lucio Sarno (London)
Firms in International Trade                                               Marc Melitz (Harvard)
Trade Policy Analysis with Gravity Models                      Yoto Yotov (Drexel)
Economic Growth                                                             Gino Gancia (Barcelona)
Economic Development                                                    Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford)

Detailed course outlines are available at the website together with application forms.… read more ...

New working papers May 2016

The following working papers have recently been added to our working papers page.

Alston, Lee, Marcus A. Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos Pereira (2016) “A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Critical Transitions

Alfaro, Laura, Pol Antras, Davin Chor and Paola Conconi (2015) “Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis

Chau, Nancy H., Yu Qin and Weiwen Zhang (2016) “Leader Networks and Transaction Costs: A Chinese Experiment in Interjurisdictional Contracting

Nicita, Alessandro, Marcelo Olarreaga and Peri Silva (2015) “Cooperation in WTO’s Tariff Waters“… read more ...

CALL FOR PAPERS International Conference on Services, Investment and Global Value Chains July 28-29, 2016, New Delhi

Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
(An organization under Ministry of Commerce, GoI)
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016

The conference is aimed at discussing theoretical and empirical research on services trade, investment and global value chains and intends to invite research papers investigating new opportunities, issues and challenges on these subjects.… read more ...