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Hitotsubashi COE/RES Conference on International Trade and FDI 2006
December 13-14, 2006
Conference Room, 7F, Mercury Tower
Hitotsubashi University
 December  13  ( Wednesday )
9:25-9:30  Welcome address by Taiji Furusawa  (Hitotsubashi University)
9:30-10:30  Chair : Hideshi Itoh  (Hitotsubashi University)
 Pol Antràs   Multinational Firms, FDI Flows and Imperfect Capital Markets (with Mihir Desai and Fritz Foley)
 (Harvard University)
B r e a k
10:50-11:50  Chair : Sadao Nagaoka  (Hitotsubashi University)
 Larry Qiu  Cross-Border Strategic Alliances and Foreign Market Entry
 (Hong Kong University  
 of Science and Technology)
L u n c h
13:00-14:00  Chair : Noritsugu Nakanishi  (Kobe University)
 Jee-Hyeong Park  Private Trigger Strategies in the Presence of Concealed Trade Barriers
 (Seoul National University)
B r e a k
14:20-15:20  Chair : Keisaku Higashida  (Yokohama City University)
 Taiji Furusawa  Endogenous Present-Biasedness and Policy Implementation (with Edwin Lai)
 (Hitotsubashi University)
B r e a k
15:40-16:40  Chair : Lex Zhao  (Kobe University)
 Kazuharu Kiyono  Incentive towards Economic Integration as the Second-Best Tariff Policy
 (Waseda University)
B r e a k
17:00-18:00  Chair : Hitoshi Sato  (Hitotsubashi University)
 Richard Baldwin  Offshoring and globalisation: What is new about the new paradigm? (with Frédéric Robert-Nicoud)
 (Graduate Institute 
 of International Studies)
 December  14  ( Thursday )
10:00-11:00  Chair : Toshihiro Ichida  (Waseda University)
 Marc Melitz  Volatility, Labor Market Flexibility, and the Pattern of Comparative Advantage (with Alejandro Cuñat)
 (Princeton University)
B r e a k
11:20-12:20  Chair : Naoto Jinji  (Okayama University)
 Daisuke Oyama  Potential Methods in a Core-Periphery Model with Forward-Looking Expectations
 (Hitotsubashi University)
L u n c h
13:30-14:30  Chair : Masahiro Endoh  (Keio University)
 Hiroshi Mukunoki  FDI in Services and Market Access: A Paradox of Trade Liberalization (with Jota Ishikawa and Hodaka Morita)
 (Gakushuin University)
B r e a k
14:50-15:50  Chair : Morihiro Yomogida  (Sophia University)
 Jota Ishikawa  Trade costs, wage rates, technologies, and offshore outsourcing (with Yoshimasa Komoriya)
 (Hitotsubashi University)
B r e a k
16:10-17:10  Chair : Kenzo Abe  (Osaka University)
 James Markusen  Foreign Firms, Domestic Wages (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and Bertel Schjerning)
 (University of Colorado)
45 minutes for presentation ; 15 minutes for floor discussion
Sponsored by
 The 21st Century COE Program, Normative Evaluation and Social Choice
 of Contemporary Economic System