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Workshop on “Technical Changes, U.S.-China Trade and Labor Market Outcomes”

Workshop on “Technical Changes, U.S.-China Trade and 
Labor Market Outcomes”
May 25-26, 2019
Starlight Hall, Yingjie Exchange Center, Peking University
Saturday May 25, 2019
8:00 – 8:15: registration
8:15 – 8:30: welcome
8:30 – 10:00: 
Session 1: China’s WTO Accession and Labor Market Outcomes
Chair: Suqin Ge
Who Lose More from Tariff Liberalization? The Case of China’s WTO Accession 
Mi Dai, Wei Huang, Yifan Zhang
The Impact of Globalization on Youth Education: Empirical Evidence from China’s WTO Accession 
Faqin Lin, Cheryl Long
10:00 – 10:45: Keynote speech by Justin Lin (Chair: Miaojie Yu)
10:45 – 11:00: Group Photo & Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30: 
Session 2: Gender Gap
Chair: Zhong Zhao
Robots and the Gender Wage Gap 
Suqin Ge, Yu Zhou
Trade Liberalization and Female Welfare: Dimensions of Adjustment in the United States 
Tibor Besedes, Seung Hoon Lee, Tongyang Yang
12:30 – 2:00: Lunch
2:00 – 3:30: 
Session 3: Trade Competition and Business Strategy
Chair: Yifan Zhang
The Impact of Emerging Market Competition on Innovation and Business Strategy: Evidence from Canada 
Lorenz Kueng, Nicholas Li, Mu-Jeung Yang
Managerial Efficiency and Product Line Decision under Market Competition and Expansion 
Larry Qiu, Miaojie Yu
3:30 – 3:45: coffee break
3:45 – 5:15:
Session 4: Global Supply Chain
Chair: Mu-Jeung Yang
Did the Rising Labor Cost Erode China’s Global Advantage? 
Yi Huang, Liugang Sheng, Gewei Wang
Global Supply Chain without Principals 
Mengxiao Liu, Daniel Trefler
5:15   Adjourn
Sunday May 26, 2019
8:30 – 10:45:
Session 5: Effects of Trade Liberation and Technological Change
Chair: Sudipta Sarangi
The Dividend of Pollution Haven
Xin Tian, Jintao Xu
The Removal of Tariff Threats and Worker’s Skill Upgrading in China 
Junsen Zhang, Kang Zhou
Automation Biased Technology and Employment Structure in China: 1990 to 2015 
Peng Ge, Wenkai Sun, Zhong Zhao
10:45 – 11:00: coffee break
11:00 – 12:30:
Session 6: Property Right, Political Economy and Trade
Chair: Miaojie Yu
Does Property Rights Protection Affect Export Quality? Evidence from a Property Law Enactment
Guangzhong Li, Jie Li, Ying Zheng, Peter Egger
How Political Conflicts Distort Bilateral Trade: Firm-Level Evidence from China 
Yuhua Li, Ze Jian, Wei Tian, Laixun Zhao 
12:30     Adjourn