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22. "International Trade 200 years after Ricardo"22. FIW Workshop "International Trade 200 years after Ricardo"
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22. FIW Workshop "International Trade, 200 years after Ricardo"


FIW Workshop




2017 marks the 200th anniversary of David Ricardo’s “Principles of Political Economy and Taxation”, of invaluable importance for international-trade theory and policy. This workshop welcomes academic speakers of international reputation who will present current state-of-the-art research in the field.


Date: June 27th, 2017


Venue: Sky lounge, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna, Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, 1090 Vienna



 ACHTUNG! Aufgrund der geplanten Ankunfszeiten der Vortragenden wurde die Reihenfolge der Vorträge am Vormittag angepasst.

9:20 - 9:40                 Coffee


9:40 - 10:00              Opening Remarks: MinR Mag. Thomas Weldschek (BMWFW), Alejandro Cuñat (University of Vienna) 


10:00 - 11:00                       Gabriel Felbermayr (Ludwig Maximilians University): "Free Trade Agreements: Customs Unions in Disguise?"

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11:00 - 12:00                       Pol Antràs (Harvard University): "On the Geography of Global Value Chains," joint with Alonso de Gortari

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12:00 - 13:30                        Lunch


13:30 - 14:30                        Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (HEC Lausanne): "Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy," joint with Céline Carrère and Anja Grujovic

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14:30 - 15:30                        Ralph Ossa (University of Zurich): "A Quantitative Analysis of Subsidy Competition in the US"

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15:30 - 16:00                        Coffee           


16:00 - 17:00                        Robert Zymek (University of Edinburgh): "International Value Added  Linkages in Development Accounting," joint with Alejandro Cuñat

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Organizer: Alejandro Cuñat (University of Vienna)

We kindly ask for undefinedregistration

The workshop is an activity of the Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft (FIW) in cooperation with the universities. The ‘center of excellence’ FIW ( is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz is supported by the former Federal Ministry of Science and Research (now integrated in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, BMWFW)