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Hitotsubashi COE/RES Conference on International Trade and FDI 2007
December 15-16, 2007
Conference Room, 7F, Mercury Tower
Hitotsubashi University
  December 15 (Saturday)
9:25-9:30   Welcome address by Jota Ishikawa  (Hitotsubashi University)
                                         Chair : Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
9:30-10:30 Stephen Yeaple (University of Colorado) with
Volker Nocke (University of Oxford)

Globalization and Endogenous Firm Scope
B r e a k
10:45-11:45 Cheng Chen (Hitotsubashi University)

A Theory of Domestic Insourcing, Outsourcing and FDI
B r e a k
12:00-13:00 Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University) with
Hitoshi Sato (IDE-JETRO)

A Factor-Proportions Theory of Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity
L u n c h
                                         Chair : Naoto Jinji (Okayama University and RIETI)
14:00-15:00 Morihiro Yomogida (Sophia University) with
Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
Kazuharu Kiyono (Waseda University)

Is emission trading beneficial?
B r e a k
15:20-16:20 Kaz Miyagiwa (Emory University and Osaka University) with
Yuka Ohno(Deloitte Tax LLP)

Quotas under dynamic Bertrand competition
B r e a k
16:40-17:40 Nicolas Schmitt (Simon Fraser University) with
Horst Raff (Christian-Albrechts-Universit├Ąt zu Kiel)

Buyer Power in International Markets
18:00- Reception

  December 16 (Sunday)
                                         Chair : Laixun Zhao (Kobe University)
9:30-10:30 Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University) with
Eiji Horiuchi (Hitotsubashi University)

Strategic Technology Transfer through FDI in Vertically Related Markets
B r e a k
10:45-11:45 Toshihiro Okubo (University of Manchester) with
Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)

Greenhouse-gas Emission Controls and International Carbon Leakage through Trade Liberalisation
L u n c h
                                         Chair : Kenzo Abe (Osaka University)
13:20-14:20 Emanuel Ornelas (London School of Economics) with
Luis Araujo (Michigan State University)

Trust-Based Trade
B r e a k
14:40-15:40 Chia-Hui Lu (City University of Hong Kong) with
Laixun Zhao (Kobe University)

B r e a k
16:00-17:00 Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute of International Studies) with
James Harrigan (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

Zeros, quality and space: Trade theory and trade Evidence