Opening session

9:00-9:30 AM (New York Time)

Thierry Warin (HEC Montreal and CIRANO)
President, International Trade and Finance Association
Marta Bengoa (City University of New York, University of Johannesburg and CIRANO)
Executive Vice-President, International Trade and Finance Association
Matthew Kidder (Newberry College)
Chief Operational Officer, International Trade and Finance Association

Parallel Sessions 1-2

9:30-11:00 AM (New York Time)

Elisa Vilorio (Florida International University): Exchange rate puzzle in Emerging Markets and Advanced Economies after Covid-19.
Helena Glebocki Keefe (Fairfield University): Threshold Effects of Openness on Real and Nominal Effective Exchange Rates in Emerging and Developing Economies.
Adam Marszk (Gdansk University of Technology): Development of exchange-traded funds in the selected Asia-Pacific and European countries. Coauthored with Ewa Lechman (Gdansk University of Technology)

Keynote and panel discussion

11:05-12:30 PM (New York Time)

Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)

Joseph Pelzman (George Washington University)

Lucian Cernat (European Commission)

Marta Bengoa (City University of New York)

Scheherazade S. Rehman (George Washington University)

Irene Finel-Honigman (Columbia University)

Parallel Sessions 3-5

1:30-3:00 PM (New York Time)

Aleksandar Stojkov (Ss. Cyril and University in Skopje): Determinants of European Current Accounts: First Principles vs. Data-Driven Models. Coauthored with Thierry Warin (HEC Montreal and CIRANO).
Catherine Casanova (Bank for International Settlements): Banking Across Borders: Are Chinese banks different. Coauthored with Eugenio Cerutti (International Monetary Fund) and Swapan-Kumar Pradhan (Bank for International Settlements)
Arjan Kadareja (University of New York Tirana): Emerging Countries Sovereign Bond Spreads: Additional Factors Are at Play. Coauthored with Ardita Todri (Universiteti i Elbasanit, Albania).

Sonali Chowdhry (Kiel Institute for the World Economy): Trade Liberalization along the Firm Size Distribution: The Case of the EU-South Korea FTA. Coauthored with Gabriel Felbermayr (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany).

Camille Van der Vorst (KU Leuven): Cars and cheese through customs: a policy assessment of including Preference Utilization Rates in the impact assessment of the EU – Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.

Mitali Pradhan (Fordham University): Impact of Losing Preferential Status: Evidence from the EU’s Generalized System of Preferences Reform

Irene Finel-Honigman (Columbia University): Global banks post pandemic: lessons applied
lessons learned.

Miriam Sosa (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana): COVID19 Outbreak Impact on International Stock Markets Volatility Contagion. Coauthored with Edgar Ortiz (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) and Alejandra Cabello (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). 

Alminas Zaldokas (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)How Do Firms Adjust when Trade Stops? Coauthored with Povilas Lastauskas (Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research, Bank of Lithuania).

Parallel Sessions 6-8

3:30-5:00 PM (New York Time)


Parallel Sessions 1-3

9:30-11:00 AM (New York Time)

Janina Witkowska (University of Lodz): The immigration policy of the European Union:
Challenges and Prospects.
Assi Okara (African Development Bank): Does FDI promote political stability? Evidence from developing
Jayanti Behera (IIT Bhubaneswar): Asymmetric relationships between Information and
Communication Technology (ICT), Globalization, and Human Development in India:
Evidence from Non-Linear ARDL Analysis. Coauthored with Dukhabandhu Sahoo (School of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management, IIT Bhubaneswar).

Malini L Tantri (Institute for Social and Economic Change): Trade in Pollution-Intensive Products
– Evidence from India. Coauthored with Varadurga Bhat (Department of Economics, CHRIST, Bangalore, India)

Edoardo Chiarotti (The Graduate Institute, Geneva, and the London School of Economics): Exports of Financial Services in the Internet Era.  Coauthored with Stela Rubinova (OECD)
Nikolai Milogolov (The Presidential Academy, RANEPA, Moscow): International taxation of digital economy in Asia: comparative analysis of reforms in low tax and high tax jurisdictions.
Ewa Mińska-Struzik (Poznan University of Economics and Business): The digital technologies adoption as a factor facilitating firm internationalization: the case of manufacturing companies from Poland. Coauthored with Małgorzata Bartosik-Purgat and Barbara Jankowska (Poznan University of Economics and Business)

Trung Hieu Nguyen (European University Institute): Corruption and Innovation in Manufacturing
Firms: A Cross-country Analysis.
Hamza Rarou (Université Libre de Bruxelles): Regionalization as a result of de-globalization?
A longitudinal and spatial analysis of the automotive industry.
Afzal Hossain (Trade World Virginia): Back to the Future? Revitalizing US Agriculture, Supercomputing, and Manufacturing, with Trade World Virginia- A Global Manufacturing Infrastructure with Overseas Manufacturing Zones, Supercomputing Centers, Data-centers, Farm-exchanges, and Integrated Logistics. Coauthored with Lee Hood Capps, and Bonnie Sue Coffey.

Pompeo Della Posta (University of Pisa): Public debt stability in a target zone model with heterogeneous
Ralf Hepp (Fordham University): The Effects of the Fiscal Stability Treaty and Fiscal Policy Coordination
on Current Account Balances. Coauthored with Helena Glebocki Keefe (Fairfield University).
Suleyman Gozen (University of Chicago): Monetary Policy in the Intangible Economy.

Presidential address and conclusions

11:05 - 12:30 PM (New York Time)

Machine Learning in International Trade and Finance


Honoring the Life of James Lutz


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