The goal of this conference is to understand better the quantitative implications of trade policy and openness for economic development.  We are particularly interested in the roles that product innovation, process innovation, and knowledge flows play in this context.  The conference organizers are Berthold Herrendorf, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, Professor of Economics, Penn State University.  The conference participants are leading researchers who are working at the intersection of International Trade and Economic Development.