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Knowledge @Wharton: July 6, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Stephanie Woerner (Research Scientist, CISR, MIT), Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University), Mary Lovely (Professor of Economics, Syracuse University), Lawrence White (Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, NYU Stern School of Business), Matt Gold (Adjunct Professor of Law; former Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for North America, Fordham University School of Law), Christopher Sands (Senior Research Professor; Director of the Center for Canadian Studies, Johns Hopkins University), Iwan Barankay (Associate Management Professor, The Wharton School), and Jacques deLisle (Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies) on the Friday, July 6, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Friday, July 6, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Iwan Barankay and Lawrence White

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Lawrence White, Iwan Barankay

Stephanie Woerner

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Stephanie Woerner

Jacques Delisle, Matt Gold, and Mary Lovely

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Mary Lovely, Matt Gold, Jacques deLisle

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and Christopher Sands

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Christopher Sands

Featured Guests

Stephanie Woerner

Research Scientist, CISR, MIT

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Stephanie Woerner is a Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research. She studies how companies manage organizational change caused by the digitization of the economy.  Her research centers on enterprise digitization and the associated governance and strategy implications. Three current studies include i. the amount, allocation, and impact of enterprise-wide digital investments, ii. how digitization is influencing the next-generation enterprise, and iii. the impact of the Internet of Things on company business models and the competitive landscape. In previous National Science Foundation-funded work, she studied distributed work teams and their use of multiple media, electronic communication technologies, and coordination mechanisms to get work done; she was also project manager for the 5-year grant.
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Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

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Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Ph.D. in Political Science, The New School for Social Research) is Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-US relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, and human trafficking. Her newest book is titled Los Zetas Inc.: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico (University of Texas Press, 2017). She was recently the Principal Investigator of a research grant to study organized crime and trafficking in persons in Central America and along Mexico’s eastern migration routes, supported by the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. She is now working on a new book project that analyzes the main political, cultural, and ideological aspects of Mexican irregular immigration in the United States and US immigration policy entitled Mexican “Illegal” Immigration in the United States: A Human Problem.

Dr. Correa-Cabrera is Past President of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS). She is also Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Non-resident Scholar at the Baker Institute’s Mexico Center (Rice University).

Twitter – @GCorreaCabrera
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Mary Lovely

Professor of Economics, Syracuse University

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Mary E. Lovely, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute, is professor of economics and Melvin A. Eggers Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where she combines interests in international economics and China’s development. During 2011–15, she served as coeditor of the China Economic Review. Her current research projects investigate the effect of China’s foreign direct investment policies on trade flows and entry mode, the relationship between proximity to export markets and cross-city wage variation, and the influence of Chinese tariff reductions on labor shares of value in its manufacturing firms. She recently completed studies of American manufacturing employment and outsourcing to low-income countries, the role of intellectual returnees in the success of China’s photovoltaic solar industry, and the structure of Chinese reforms of state-owned enterprises. Lovely earned her PhD in economics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Harvard University.

Twitter – @melovely_max
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Lawrence White

Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, NYU Stern School of Business

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Lawrence White has been with New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business for more than 35 years. His primary research areas of interest include financial regulation, antitrust, network industries, international banking and applied microeconomics.

Professor White has published numerous articles in the Journal of Business, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and other leading journals in economics, finance, and law. He is the author of The S&L Debacle: Public Policy Lessons for Bank and Thrift Regulation, among other books, and he is the co-editor (with John Kwoka) of the 6th of edition of The Antitrust Revolution. He contributed chapters to both of the NYU Stern books on the financial crisis – Restoring Financial Stability and Regulating Wall Street. He is the co-author (with Stern’s Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh) of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance.
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Matt Gold

Adjunct Professor of Law; former Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for North America, Fordham University School of Law

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Matt Gold is an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching International Trade Law. He is also a consultant advising U.S. businesses on the United States’ rights under international trade treaties to protect U.S. investments in foreign countries, and to ensure access for U.S. goods and services to foreign markets. Professor Gold has been consulted by the White House, National Security Council staff, State Department, and members of Congress on issues at the intersection of trade and national security, and he assisted President Obama’s reelection campaign in the area of trade policy.

Professor Gold previously held an appointment within the Executive Office of the President as the Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for North America, in which he was the United States’ lead negotiator and policy advisor focused on North American trade. In that capacity, he was a trade advisor to the President for the North American Leaders Summit, and among the trade advisors supporting the President for G8, G20, APEC, and Americas summits. Also in that position, he was a participant in the talks that brought Canada and Mexico into the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, a principal negotiator at the NAFTA Free Trade Commission meetings, and the Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber talks.

Professor Gold began his legal career with a federal clerkship in Chicago in 1985-86. He then practiced international trade and customs law in New York for more than fifteen years representing U.S. clients in every sector engaged in trade with every part of the world. Also during that period, he served as the Chairman of the U.S.-Middle East Trade Subcommittee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

In 2001-02, Professor Gold served as the Chairman of a United States-Canada Binational Panel convened under NAFTA to stand in place of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and rule on a Canadian appeal of a U.S. International Trade Commission determination that had maintained U.S. antidumping duties and countervailing duties on certain Canadian goods.

In 2001-03, Professor Gold served as the first Chairman of the Cargo Security Subcommittee of the American Association of Exporters and Importers, working with the U.S. cargo security rules developed for the post-9/11 environment.

During 2003-10, Professor Gold served three civilian tours in Iraq working in the trade capacity component of democracy building. In this work, he advised Iraq’s Prime Minister, Trade Minister, Transportation Minister, Director General for International Trade Relations, Director General for Customs, and other officials. During his first tour, as a senior U.S. Defense Department official, he led the successful effort to gain Iraq Observer status at the World Trade Organization (WTO). In addition, he worked on problems importing food through the seaports and assessed armament factories for conversion to peacetime output. During his second tour, also with the Defense Department, he was a principal negotiator for Iraq of its $6 billion of aircraft and related procurements for the national airline. He also supported Iraq’s procurement of services to rehabilitate the seaports, cement industry, and other infrastructure and industry. During his third tour, with the State Department, he supported Iraq’s accession process for WTO membership, and trained Iraqi Customs managers on the application of WTO- and WCO-compliant customs laws. He received a citation for distinguished service presented by the Presidential Envoy to Iraq.

Education:

LLM, Fordham University School of Law

JD, New England School of Law

BA, Binghamton University

Twitter – @ProfMattGold | @FordhamLawNYC
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Christopher Sands

Senior Research Professor; Director of the Center for Canadian Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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Christopher Sands is a Senior Research Professor and Director of the Center for Canadian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), a graduate division of Johns Hopkins University. Professor Sands teaches courses on Federalism in North America and Europe (SA.840.705) and Middle Power Diplomacy (SA.840.706) and an annual Policy Consulting Practicum (SA.840-718). He serves as a faculty advisor to the Johns Hopkins University Research Administration (JHURA), the university-wide office for sponsored research, and on the editorial board of the SAIS Magazine. Previously, he taught as the G. Robert Ross Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University (2012-2017) and as an adjunct professor at the American University School of Public Affairs (2005-2012).

Dr. Sands began his career as a policy research scholar, and is a nonresident Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) the Washington think tank where he was a resident specialist on Canadian affairs from 1993 until 2002. He is also an associate member of the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House) in London. Previously, Sands was a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute (2007-2016) and Director for Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation for the International Republican Institute (2002-2007) a core institute of the U.S. National Endowment for Democracy. His policy research has been published by think tanks in Canada and the United States including the American Enterprise Institute, the Brookings Institution, the C.D. Howe Institute, the Fraser Institute, the Institute for Research on Public Policy, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, the Migration Policy Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center. He is a member of the board of the Canada – United States Law Institute, a joint venture of the law schools of Case Western Reserve University and the University of Western Ontario.

Dr. Sands was elected in 2017 to a two-year term as a member of the executive council of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, and he is a member of the American Political Science Association (where he served as treasurer and a member of the executive of the Canadian Politics Group from 2010 until 2017) and the International Studies Association. Sands earned a B.A. in political science from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota inn 1989, and his M.A. in international economics (1994) and Ph.D. in international relations and Canadian Studies (2009) from Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Twitter – @sandsathopkins

Center for Canadian Studies – http://www.sais-jhu.edu/content/center-canadian-studies#overview
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Iwan Barankay

Associate Management Professor, The Wharton School

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Education – PhD, University of Warwick, 2004; MSc, University of Warwick, 1999; BSc, University of Lausanne, 1998

Recent Consulting

Workplace Incentives for a broad range of industries

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2008-present. Previous apointments: Essex University; University of Warwick

Professional Leadership

Research Fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Sloan Research Fellow (2010-2014)

Affiliated Faculty Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard David Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Jacques deLisle

Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies

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Jacques deLisle’s research and teaching focus on contemporary Chinese law and politics, including: legal reform and its relationship to economic reform and political change in China, the international status of Taiwan and cross-Strait relations, China’s engagement with the international order, legal and political issues in Hong Kong under Chinese rule, and U.S.-China relations. His writings on these subjects appear in a variety of fora, including international relations journals, edited volumes of multidisciplinary scholarship, and Asian studies journals, as well as law reviews. DeLisle is also professor of political science, director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Penn, deputy director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China and director of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He has served frequently as an expert witness on issues of P.R.C. law and government policies and is a consultant, lecturer and advisor to legal reform, development and education programs, primarily in China.

Twitter – @PennLaw
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