Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlantas Americas Center along with the economics department of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and the International Center for Public Policy, both of Georgia State University
|Agenda and Papers|
|Friday, December 13, 2013|
|8:00 a.m.||Registration and breakfast|
Julie Hotchkiss, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|Session 1: Trade Issues|
|8:45||"Trade Integration and the Fragility of Trade Relationships"
Tibor Besedes, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Voker Nitsch, Technische Universität Darmstadt
Discussant: Mark Flowers, Georgia Perimeter College
|"Trade Agreements with Heterogeneous Firms"
Matthew T. Cole, Florida International University, and Ben Zissimos, University of Exeter
Discussant: Musharraf Cyan, Georgia State University
|"Tax Evasion through Trade Intermediation: Evidence from Chinese Exporters"
Xuepeng Liu, Kennesaw State University, and Huimin Shi, Renmin University of China
Discussant: Mark Rider, Georgia State University
|Session 2: Community Issues|
|10:45||"The impact of the Community's Financial Structure on Firm Survival"
Julie Hotchkiss, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Discussant: Angelino Viceisza, Spelman College
|"Determinants of Immigrant Homeownership: Examining Their Changing Role during the Great Recession and Beyond"
Kusum Mundra, Rutgers University, and Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, Georgia Institute of Technology
Discussant: Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College
|"Exposure to Bank Crises in Childhood and Later-Life Cardiovascular Disease"
Chris Cunningham, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Solveig A. Cunningham, Emory University, Kristine Ria Hearld, University of Alabama at Birmingham, George Howard, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Virginia J. Howard, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Discussant: Urmimala Sen, Georgia State University
|Session 3: Emerging Market Issues|
|1:30||"Does Violence Affect Migration Flow?"
Sandra Orozco-Aleman, Mississippi State University and Heriberto Gonzalez Lozano, University of Pittsburgh
Discussant: Chao Zhou, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
|"Random Walk Tests in Presence of Multiple Structural Breaks: Evidence from Emerging Markets"
Geoffrey Ngene, Mercer University
|"Does Foreign Aid Matter"
Charles Becker, Duke University, and Rajlakshmi De, Stanford Law School
Discussant: Felix Rioja, Georgia State University
Sally Wallace, Georgia State University