Working Papers

Contesting an International Trade Agreement.
Joint with Matt Cole and James Lake.
Latest version (March 2018)

CESifo Working Paper 6956.

 

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals


A Theory of Trade Policy under Dictatorship and Democratization
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Journal of International Economics, (November 2017) 109: 85-101.
Final Working Paper Version (including supplementary online appendix) (September 2017).
CESifo Working Paper 6662.
A non-technical summary: InsTED column.

Patent Breadth in an International Setting. Joint with Rick Bond. Economic Inquiry, July (2017) 55(3): 1538-1555
Final Working Paper Version (March 2017)
CESifo Working Paper 6411


Pampered Bureaucracy, Political Stability and Trade Integration. Joint with Caleb Stroup. Review of Development Economics, (August 2017) 21(3) 425-450
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Final Working Paper Version (including supplementary online appendix) (February 2017).
CESifo Working Paper 6371.

Food Price Shocks, Income, and Democratization. World Bank Economic Review: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics, “The Role of Theory in Development Economics,” (April 2015) vol 29 (suppl 1): S145-S154.
Final Working Paper Version (February 2015)
CESifo Working Paper 5228

Developing Country Second-Mover Advantage in Competition over Environmental Standards and Taxes.
Joint with Valeska Groenert. Journal of Public Economic Theory (October 2013) 15(5): 700-728.
Final Working Paper Version (December 2011).
CESifo Working Paper 3686.

Is the GATT/WTO’s Article XXIV Bad? Joint with Monika Mrázová and David Vines. Journal of International Economics (January 2013) 89(1): 216-232.
Final Working Paper Version (including supplementary online appendix (July 2012).

Why are Trade Agreements Regional? Review of International Economics (February 2011) 19(1): 32-45.
Final Working Paper Version (including supplementary appendix)
Vanderbilt University Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 10-W02 (March 2010).


Optimum Tariffs and Retaliation: How Country Numbers Matter. Journal of International Economics (July 2009) 78(2):  276-286.
Final Working Paper Version (including supplementary appendix) (March 2009).


Public Good Differentiation and the Intensity of Tax Competition. Joint with Myrna Wooders. Journal of Public Economics (June 2008) 92: 1105-1121.
Final Working Paper Version (including extended appendix) (June 2007).
Vanderbilt University Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 07-W10 (June 2007).

The GATT and Gradualism. Journal of International Economics (April 2007) 71(2): 410-433.
Final Working Paper Version (including extended appendix) (August 2006).


Tax Competition Reconsidered. Joint with Amrita Dhillon and Myrna Wooders Journal of Public Economic Theory (June 2007) 9(3): 391-423.
Final Working Paper Version (August 2006).

 

An Internalisation-Based World Environmental Organisation. Joint with John Whalley.  World Economy (May 2002) 25(5): 619-42.
Final Version


Other Research Publications

 

US – Shrimp II (Vietnam): Dubious Application of Anti-Dumping Duties; Should Have Used Safeguards. Joint with Jan Wouters. World Trade Review (March 2017) 16(2): 183-201.
Final Working Paper Version (October 2016)
European University Institute Working Paper RSCAS 2016/51


Social Unrest in the Wake of IMF Structural Adjustment Programs. Joint with Caleb Stroup. Published in K. Wärneryd (ed.) The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence, MIT Press (CESifo Seminar Series), Cambridge, MA.
Final Working Paper Version (April 2013).
CESifo Working Paper No. 4211.


Regional Trade Blocks in a Non-Cooperative Network.” Published in William R. Stevens (ed) Trade and Development: Focus on Free Trade Agreements, Nova Publishers, Huappuage, New York.

 

Making Environmental Deals: The Economic Case for a World Environmental Organization. Joint with John Whalley. pp. 163-180 in D. Esty and M. Ivanova (eds) Global Environmental Governance: Options & Opportunities, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

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