Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Flows of Goods and Technologies in the Global Economy

April 3–4, 2015

(All day)

Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Organizers
Thomas Chaney, Toulouse School of Economics
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago

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The last decades have produced a striking growth in developing countries, coinciding with these countries opening up to trade. What are the expansion strategies of firms and how do they affect technology transmission across countries? Exploring this question and others, this conference brought together two lines of research: the analysis of the flows of goods (firm-to-firm trade and global sourcing) and the analysis of the flows of technologies between countries. 
 
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