Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser

Upcoming Conference


November 18-19, 2005

Tepper, Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA


Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy
November 18
-19, 2005

International Trade and Globalization


Thursday, November 17

8:00 p.m.         Welcoming Reception – Holiday Inn Select-University Center

Friday, November 18


8:15 a.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn to CMU/Tepper School -Posner Hall

8:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast


9:00 a.m.         Conference Session I: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151     


·        Authors:  Paul Beaudry and Fabrice Collard

                                  Title:  Globalization, Returns to Accumulation, and the World Distribution of Output

                                  Discussant: Jonathan Eaton      


·         Authors:  Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, and Peter K. Schott

     Title Trade Costs, Firms, and Productivity

      Discussant:  Jim Tybout



12:00 p.m.       Lunch – Grand Room – 3rd floor Posner Hall



1:30 p.m.         Conference Session II: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151


·         Authors:David Dollar and Aart Kraay      

           Title:  China

                                   Discussant:  Shang-Jin Wei   


·         Author:  Raghuram Rajan

                       Title:  India

     Discussant:  Abhijit Banerjee



5:00 p.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Posner Hall to Holiday Inn


7:15 p.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn to The Pittsburgh Golf Club


7:30 p.m.         Dinner at The Pittsburgh Golf Club


Saturday, November 19


8:00 a.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn to CMU/Tepper School -Posner Hall

8:15 a.m.         Continental Breakfast


8:45 a.m.         Conference Session III: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151


·         Authors:  Gregory Mankiw, Phil Levy, and Phil Swagel

           Title: Outsourcing

           Discussant:  Alan Deardorff



·        Authors:  Charles Engel and John Rogers

          Title:  The U.S. Current Account Deficit

          Discussant:  Olivier Blanchard




11:45 a.m.       ADJOURN





12:00 p.m.       Box Lunches available.