Western Hemispheric Trade Annual Conference

CSWHT Annual Conference Archive

The CSWHT Annual Conferences bring together academic researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers to discuss an array of topics affecting the Western Hemisphere in today’s global business world.

26th Annual Conference

Jason Marczak

Jason Marczak
Senior Director,
Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center,
Atlantic Council

Dr. James V. Koch

Dr. James V. Koch
Board of Visitors Professor of Economics Emeritus and President Emeritus, Old Dominion University

Dr. Randall G. Holcombe

Dr. Randall G. Holcombe
DeVoe Moore
Professor of Economics, Florida State University


25th Annual Conference

Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne
Distinguished Diplomat in Residence
School of International Service
American University, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Darrell M. West

Dr. Darrell M. West
Vice President & Director of
Governance Studies
Douglas Dillon Chair
Brookings Institution

Dr. David Brown

Dr. David Brown
Associate Professor of Economics
and Canada Research Chair in Energy Economics and Policy
University of Alberta


24th Annual Conference

Confernce Adjustments due to COVID-19

Due to the 2020 COVID-19 health crisis and the uncertainty regarding international and domestic travel, the on-site activities of the 24th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference were cancelled.


The Conference continued with the special issue of The International Trade Journal, the Best Student Paper Award, and the production of the electronic proceedings


23rd Annual Conference

Dr. Craig VanGrasstek

Dr. Craig VanGrasstek
Adjunct Lecturer in
Public Policy,
J.F. Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University

Dr. Steven A. Camarota

Dr. Steven A. Camarota
Director of Research,
Center for Immigration Studies

Dr. Alexandre Padilla

Dr. Alexandre Padilla
Associate Professor of Economics
and Director of the Exploring Economic Freedom Project,
Metropolitan State University of Denver

Dr. Enrique Dussel Peters

Dr. Enrique Dussel Peters
Professor and Coordinator of the Center for México-China Studies,
School of Economics, National Autonomous University of México


22nd Annual Conference

Peter H. Lindert, PhD

Peter H. Lindert
Distinguished Professor of Economics
University of California
Research Associate
National Bureau of Economic Research

Ambassador Maria del Carmen Dominguez

Ambassador Maria del Carmen Dominguez
Deputy Permanent Representative
of Chile to the United Nations

Luis Rubio, PhD

Luis Rubio, PhD
Chairman Mexican Council of Foreign Relations and Mexico Evalua-CIDAC


21st Annual Conference

Edward Alden

Edward Alden
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations

Cuauhtemoc Calderon,, PhD

Cuauhtemoc Calderon
Research
Department of Economic Studies at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (El COLEF)

I. M. Mac Destler, PhD

I. M. 'Mac' Destler, PhD
Saul I. Stern Professor,
Director International Security and Economic Policy
University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy

Paolo Giordano, PhD

Paolo Giordano, PhD
Principal Economist in the Trade and Integration Sector
Inter-American Development Bank


20th Annual Conference

Alfredo Corchado

Alfredo Corchado
México Bureau Chief
Dallas Morning News
Mexico City

Michael P. Dooley, PhD

Michael P. Dooley, PhD
Drobny Global Advisors & Professor Emeritus
University of California, Santa Cruz

Morten Jerven, PhD

Morten Jerven, PhD
Associate Professor
Simon Fraser University & Norwegian University of Life Sciences


19th Annual Conference

Diana Villiers Negroponte, PhD

Diana Villiers Negroponte, PhD
Public Policy Scholar
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Washington, D.C.

Stephen Haber, PhD

Stephen Haber, PhD
Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

James R. Barth, PhD

James R. Barth, PhD
Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance, Auburn University
Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
Fellow, Wharton Financial Institution Center


18th Annual Conference

Edward J. Kane, PhD

Edward J. Kane, PhD
Professor of Finance
Boston College

Denise Dresser, PhD

Denise Dresser, PhD
Professor of Political Science
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)

William Krist

William Krist
Senior Policy Scholar
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


17th Annual Conference

Peter W. Dorfman, PhD

Peter W. Dorfman, PhD
Bank of America Distinguished Professorship
New Mexico State University

Joseph Michael Finger PhD

Joseph Michael Finger PhD
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Geneva), U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank.

Ambassador Joe O. Rogers, PhD

Ambassador Joe O. Rogers, PhD
Rogers International LLC
Visiting Professor of Finance, Fudan University’s School of Management in Shanghai, China

Andrew Hilton, PhD

Andrew Hilton, PhD
Director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, London