Trade negotiations, regulatory compliance, and comparative labor and employment relations are important indicators that shape global economies and financial governance. Our scholarly expertise includes rigorous research that advances our understanding of market trends, financial oversight, and emerging markets across borders. Such connections and analyses are important to overall global financial health and economic vitality. Scholarship in this issue area broadly covers the following topics:
Trade Policy & International Markets
International Financial Institutions
International Monetary Systems
Foreign Economic Policy
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"Preferences, rent destruction and multilateral liberalization: The building block effect of CUSFTA (joint with Tobias Ketterer and Chris Milner), 2014, Journal of International Economics 92: 63-77.
The effects of the unequal treaties on normative, economic and institutional changes in 19th century Japan”, (joint with Toshihiro Atsumi), 2012, In Rainer Klump and Milos Vec International Law and the World Economy in the 19th century (Voelkerrecht und Weltwirtschaft im 19. Jahrhundert), Springer Verlag: 135-149.
Palgrave Handbook of International Trade, co-editor (with D. Greenaway, R. Falvey and U. Kreickemeier), 2013 (paperback), 2011 (hard copy), Basington, Palgrave MacMillan.
European politics and European integration
Comparative political economy
Social policy, qualitative methods
Transitional justice and postconflict resolution
The intersection of culture, religion and politics
Lost in Translation? Civil Society, Faith-Based Organizations and the Negotiation of International Norms," (with Leslie Vinjamuri) International Journal of Transitional Justice 5 (2011).
“Religious Actors in Transitional Justice,” (with Leslie Vinjamuri), in The New Religious Pluralism, ed. Tom Banchoff, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Review of Social Enterprise: At the Crossroads of Market, Public Policy, and Civil Society, ed. by Marthe Nyssens, London: Routledge, 2006, in Democracy & Society 4, no. 2 (Spring 2007).
“Measuring Environmental Regulatory Stringency”, with Arik Levinson, OECD Trade and Environment Working Papers 2013/5, OECD Publishing. (forthcoming in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy).
"Wage Effects of Trade Reform with Endogenous Worker Mobility," Journal of International Economics, forthcoming (with P. Krishna and M. Senses), view a policy discussion at VoxEU.org from 12/7/2011. "Knowledge Transfers from Multinational to Domestic Firms: Evidence from Worker Mobility," The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95 (2), pp. 393-406.
"Trade, Labor Market Frictions, and Residual Wage Inequality across Worker Groups," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2012, 102 (3), pp. 417-423 (with P. Krishna and M. Senses).