The conference was organised by the Spanish Association of International Economics and Finance (AEEFI) and the Department of Economics of Deusto Business School, University of Deusto. The line-up included two top keynotes: Pol Antras of Harvard University who spoke on the topic “Trade, inequality and costly redistribution” and Keith Head, currently at the LSE, who spoke on the topic “Brands in motion: how frictions shape multinational production”. The two excellent presentations were complemented by theoretical and applied work presented by academics from Spanish and other European universities. See the full programme here.
The conference also provided the opportunity to meet with a co-author of Prof Matthee, Dr Maria Santana Gallego (Universidad de las Islas Baleares), who presented a paper on the effect of the euro on international tourism flows.