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Devils and Wolves International Economics Seminar Series

The seminar series in international economics is jointly organized by Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Daniel Yi Xu and Federico Huneeus with Duke University; Luca David Opromolla and Andrew Greenland with NC State; and Can Tian with UNC-Chapel Hill. The goal is to bring high-quality research in international economics to the Triangle area, in a serious and friendly environment.

Workshop on Rethinking the Global Trading System

May 9-10, 2024 | NC State Campus | PS 201

Program (PDF)

Thursday, May 9, 2024

  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am: Welcome Remarks. (Dean Frank Buckless, Poole College of Management)
  • 9:30 am – 10:45 am: Reciprocity and the China Shock (Bob Staiger; Eric Bond & Mary Lovely)
  • 10:45 am – 11:15 am: Coffee Break
  • 11:15 am – 12:30 pm: Equilibrium Trade Regimes: Power-  vs. Rules-Based (Emanuel Ornelas; Kyle Bagwell, Gregory Shaffer)
  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: The Political Economy of Carbon Taxes and Green Subsidies in a World Economy. (Giovanni Maggi; Rodney Ludema & Han-koo Yeo)
  • 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm: Coffee Break
  • 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm: Mutual Recognition in the International Protection of International Property. (Difei Geng; Krisy Buzzard & Scott Lincicome)
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Coffee Break
  • 6:30 pm: Dinner

Friday, May 10, 2024

  • 9:00 am – 10:15 am: Regulation of Shared Information: A case study of the WTO and Infant Formula. (Kadee Russ; Kala Krishna & TBD)
  • 10:15 am – 10:45 am: Coffee Break
  • 10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Direct-to-Consumer Trade and the Value of De Minimis (Amit Khandelwal; Davin Chor & Gary Hufbauer)
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: What Determines State Heterogeneity in Response to US Tariff Changes?  (Jing Zhang;  Rafael DixCarneiro & TBD
  • 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm: Coffee Break
  • 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm: International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics with Sanctions (Fabio Ghironi; Andrea Lanteri & TBD
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Coffee Break
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion 
  • 6:35 pm: Durham Bulls Game

Past Events

April 12, 2024 | NC State Campus

March 29, 2024 | NC State Campus

March 22, 2024 | NC State Campus

February 2, 2024 | NC State Campus

November 10, 2023 | NC State Campus

September 15, 2023 | NC State Campus

May 2, 2023 | Duke Campus

April 7, 2023 | NC State Campus

March 31, 2023 | NC State Campus

February 16, 2023 | Duke Campus

February 14, 2023 | Duke Campus

January 20, 2023 | Duke Campus

November 11, 2022 | NC State Campus

October 21, 2022 | NC State Campus

October 20, 2022 | NC State Campus

April 28, 2022 | Duke Campus

  • Pol Antras, Harvard University |  “Global Sourcing and Multinational Activity: A Unified Approach”
  • Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago | “Demand Shocks to a Production Network: Firm Responses an Worker Impacts”

April 14, 2022 | NC State Campus

  • Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University | “On the Mechanics of Spatial Growth”
  • Fernando Parro, Penn State University | “The Quantitative Effects of Trade Policy on Industrial and Labor Location”

  • Alessandro Sforza, University of Bologna | “Shocks and the organization of the firm: who pays the bill?”