Carleton University; 2017 Dunton; 25 September 2009

Program:

08:30 – 09:00 Hotel pickup
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and opening address, Keir Armstrong, Chair, Department of Economics, Carleton University
09:10 – 09:35 Session I – Chair: Steve Ferris, Carleton University
Paper: “Foreign Currency Debt, Financial Crises, and Economic Growth: A Long-Run View,” Michael Bordo, Rutgers University
09:35 – 09:45 Discussant: Nick Rowe, Carleton University
09:45 – 10:00 General discussion
10:00 – 10:25 Session II – Chair: Don McFetridge, Carleton University
Paper: “External Stability, Real Exchange Rate Adjustment, and the Exchange Rate Regime,” Larry Schembri, Bank of Canada
10:25 – 10:35 Discussant: Pat Coe, Carleton University
10:35 – 10:45 General discussion
10:45 – 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 – 11:35 Session III – Chair: Fanny Demers, Carleton University
Paper: “The Financial Crisis: What We Knew, What We Learned, and What We Should Do,” John Chant, Simon Fraser University
11:35 – 11:45 Discussant: Keith Acheson, Carleton University
11:45 – 12:00 General discussion
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch break
13:15 – 13:45 Session IV – Chair: Soo-Bin Park, Carleton University
Paper: “Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Theory: A Re-appraisal,” Ron Jones, University of Rochester
13:45 – 14:00 Discussant: Zhiqi Chen, Carleton University
14:00 – 14:30 Session V – Chair: Hashmat Khan, Carleton University
Paper: “Unemployment of Skilled and Unskilled Labor in an Open Economy: International Trade, Migration, and Outsourcing,” Rick Brecher, Carleton University
14:30 – 14:45 Discussant: Zhihao Yu, Carleton University
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 15:45 Session VI – Chair: Huntley Schaller, Carleton University
Paper: “Protection with Increasing Returns and Comparative Disadvantage,” Roy Ruffin, University of Houston
15:45 – 16:00 Discussant: Keith Maskus, University of Colorado
16:00 – 16:30 Session VII – Chair: Michel Demers, Carleton University
Paper: “Adjustment of Global Imbalances: What Role for the Middle East and Central Asia?” Dalia Hakura, IMF
16:30 – 16:45 Discussant: Vivek Dehejia, Carleton University
17:00 – 18:15 Drinks
19:00 – Festschrift dinner

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