Institute for International Economic Policy

Trade and Development Workshop Series

Seminars are held at 2115 G St., NW in the Department of Economics John W. Kendrick Seminar Room (Monroe 321) from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. RSVP for all events to

Upcoming Events


Past Events

Tuesday, May 3 Steve Suranovic, The George Washington University
"Overcoming Oil Addiction to Prevent Climate Change"
Monday, April 25 Mukul Majumdar, Cornell University
"Petty Corruption"
Tuesday, April 19 Luca David Opromolla, Banco de Portugal
"Managers' Mobility, Trade Status, and Wages"
Tuesday, April 12 Irina Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh
"A Control Function Approach to Estimating Dynamic Probit Models with Endogenous Regressors, with an Application to the Study of Poverty Persistence in China"
Tuesday, April 5 Ariell Reshef, University of Virginia
"Skill Biased Heterogeneous Firms: Trade Liberalization and the Skill Premium Redux"
Friday, April 1 Rema Hanna, Harvard University
Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
Tuesday, March 22 Andrew Foster, Brown University
"Is There Surprlus Labor in Rural India?"
Friday, March 11 - 1957 E Street Washington Area International Trade Symposium
Joint with the GWU Department of Economics
Tuesday, March 8 Yan Sun, George Washington University
"Magic Transition? Intergenerational Economic Mobility in Rural China from 1988 to 2002"
Tuesday, March 1 David Wheeler, Center for Global Development
"Quantifying Vulnerability to Climate Change: Implications for Adaption Assistance"
Monday, February 28 Andrew Horowitz, University of Arkansas
"Self Interest, Altruism, and Super-Altruism in Foreign Aid: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Test"
Tuesday, November 30 Chris Kurz, Federal Reserve Board
"Offshoring Bias in U.S. Manufacturing: Implications for Productivity and Value Added"
Friday, November 19 Mike Moore, Steve Suranovic, Fred Joutz, and Susan Aaronson
Faculty Panel Discussion on the November G20 Meeting
Joint with the GWU Department of Economics
Tuesday, November 9 Ben Zissimos, Vanderbilt University
"Pampered Bureaucracy and Trade Liberalization"
Tuesday, November 2 Santiago Levy, Inter-American Development Bank
"Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes: Social Policy, Informality and Economic Growth in Mexico"
Tuesday, October 26 Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University
"Exports and Wage Premia: Evidence from Mexican Employer-Employee Data"
Tuesday, October 19 Asim Khwaja, Harvard University
"Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets"
Thursday, October 14 Robert Frank, Cornell University
"The Libertarian Welfare State"
Tuesday, October 12 Jishnu Das, World Bank
"Bad Public Schools are Public Bads: Test-Scores and Civic Values in Public and Private Schools"
Tuesday, October 5 Maggie Chen, GWU
"The Global Agglomeration of Multinational Firms"
Tuesday, September 28 Anna Rakhman, GWU
"Export Duration and New Market Entry"
Tuesday, September 14 Joel Blit, GWU
"International Development Through Multinationals: Foreign R&D Units and Indigenous Innovation"

2009-2010 Trade and Development Workshop Series Events

2008-2009 Trade and Development Workshop Series Events

2007-2008 Trade and Development Workshop Series Events


Upcoming Events

September 14 Monday
Sustainable Development Forum: Why Investing in Nature Makes Economic Sense
» Location: Lindner Commons, Room 602, 1957 E Street NW
» RSVP here

Recent Events

July 16 Thursday
Internet Governance Forum USA 2015
» Location: Marvin Center, Grand Ballroom (3rd floor)

Please contact for more information.