Penn State Trade & Development Seminar


2024 Fall Seminar Schedule:

DateSpeakerAffiliation
Sept 9Thomas ChaneyUSC
Sept 16Philipp KircherCornell
Sept 23Ernest LiuPrinceton
Sept 30Jose VasquezLSE
Oct 7Michael PetersYale
Oct 14Moises YiUS Census Bureau
Oct 21Marc MelitzHarvard
Oct 28David AtkinMIT
Nov 4Gordon HansonHarvard
Nov 11Allan HsiaoPrinceton
Nov 18Kim RuhlWisconsin

2023-2024 Seminar Schedule:

DateSpeakerAffiliation
Sept 11Dimitrije RuzicINSEAD
Sept 18Fernando LeiboviciSt Louis Fed
Sept 25Torsten JaccardUBC
Oct 2John McLarenVirginia
Oct 9Cristina Tello-TrilloUS Census Bureau
Oct 16Yan BaiRochester
Oct 23Anna VitaliDartmouth/NYU
Oct 30Xiang DingGeorgetown
Nov 6Danial LashkariNY Fed
Nov 13Michael WaughMinneapolis Fed
Nov 27John LoprestiWilliam & Mary
Dec 4Felix TintelnotChicago
Feb 12Lin TianINSEAD
Feb 19Sharat GanapatiGeorgetown
Feb 26Costas ArkolakisYale
Mar 18Charly PorcherGeorgetown
Mar 25Veronica RappaportLSE
Apr 1Sebastian SoteloMichigan
Apr 8Eduardo MoralesPrinceton
Apr 15David HemousZurich
Apr 22Isabela ManeliciLSE

2022-2023 Seminar Schedule:

DateSpeakerAffiliation
Sep 12Lucas ZavalaWorld Bank
Sep 19Jacob MosconaHarvard
Sep 26Maisy WongWharton
Oct 3Ricardo Reyes-HerolesFed Board
Oct 10Hannes MalmbergMinnesota
Oct 17Hannah RubintonSt Louis Fed
Oct 24Rodrigo AdaoChicago Booth
Oct 31Kalina ManovaUCL
Nov 7Robert StaigerDartmouth
Nov 14Nitya Pandalai-NayarUT Austin
Dec 5Kirill BorusyakUCL
Feb 13Pol AntrasHarvard
Feb 20Molly LipscombVirginia
Feb 27Apoorv GuptaDartmouth
Mar 13Cecile GaubertBerkeley
Mar 20Brian KovakCarnegie Mellon
Mar 27Andreas MoxnesOslo
Apr 3Kristina ManyshevaPrinceton
Apr 10Nicolas MoralesRichmond Fed
Apr 17Sharon TraibermanNYU
Apr 24Aprajit MahajanBerkeley ARE
Apr 26David NagyCREI
May 1Monica MorlaccoUSC

Information for Seminar Speakers

Seminar: The Trade & Development Seminar meets at 3:00 - 4:15 PM on Monday afternoons in Kern 102.

Visitor Information: The visitor’s office and all one-on-one meetings are located in the Kern Graduate Building. For coffee, there is a Panera located in the lobby of Kern. For parking, the Nittany Parking Deck is next to Kern; take a ticket when entering the garage and pay later at the credit card machine.

Contact Information: For questions about scheduling or to provide a copy of your presentation slides, contact me (bradley.setzler@gmail.com). For questions about logistics (hotel, flight, reimbursement, etc.), contact Michele Tynan (mzt174@psu.edu).

Seminar Attendees: A large number of current faculty at Penn State work in trade and/or development, including:

  • Maria-Jose Carreras-Valle
  • Jingting Fan
  • Michael Gechter
  • Kala Krishna
  • Fernando Parro
  • Bee-Yan Roberts
  • Mark Roberts
  • Bradley Setzler
  • James Tybout
  • Kai-Jie Wu
  • Stephen Yeaple

In addition, a large number of Penn State PhD students work primarily in trade and/or development. As a result, there are typically 30-50 attendees at the Trade & Development Seminar.

Bradley Setzler
Bradley Setzler
Assistant Professor of Economics