Fall 2008 Institutions News Archive

Keith Maskus gave a talk at the Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, Conference on "The Role of the Intellectual Property System: Today and in the Future", Stockholm, August 2008.

Keith Maskus gave a talk at the Global Economic Symposium, Ploen Germany, September 2008.

Jennifer Bair gave the opening plenary at a three day conference in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on September 30, 2008. The talk, "Una industria global cambiante: Impactos e implicaciones para America Latina," discussed how the elimination of import quotas regulating the global garment trade is reshaping the geography of clothing and footwear production, and with what consequences for firms and workers in Mexico and Central America.

Keith Maskus gave a talk at the University of Torino, Conference on "Innovation, Imitation, and Economic Growth," Alessandria, Italy, October 2-3 2008.

Andy Baker presented a paper entitled "Public Opinion and the Compensation Hypothesis" to the International Political Economy Society in Philadelphia, December 6-7, 2008.