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Carlo Perroni

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Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 28416

Fax: +44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: C dot Perroni at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S1.117

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Professor of Economics

Research Interests

  • Public Economics
  • International Economics
  • Institutions and Economic Development

Current Research

β€œRules of Origin and Market Power,” (with Wanyu Chung), CEPR Discussion Paper 15897, February 2021 (link to current version).

β€œIncentives, Globalization, and Redistribution,” (with Andreas Haufler), CESifo Working Paper No. 8450, July 2020 (link to current version; new version coming soon).

β€œClimate Change and Pandemics: On the Timing of Interventions to Preserve a Global Common,” (with Monica Giovanniello), mimeo, April 2020.

β€œSkills Scarcity and Export Intensity,” (with Davide Suverato), CESifo Working Paper No. 7787, August 2019.

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Published Research

β€œDoes Online Salience Predict Charitable Giving? Evidence from SMS Text Donations,” (with Kimberley Scharf, Oleksandr Talavera, and Linh Vi), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 197, 2022. Earlier version available as CEPR DP17030.

β€œSecession with Natural Resources,” (with Amrita Dhillon, Pramila Krishnan, and Manasa Patnam), Economic Journal, Vol. 130, 2020. – Vox EU post 

β€œNon-discriminatory Donation Relief and Strategic Commitment under Political Competition,” (with Monica Giovanniello, Kimberley Scharf and Al Slivinski), European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 58, 2019.

β€œAre Donors Afraid of Core Costs? Economies of Scale and Contestability in Charity Markets,” (with Ganna Pogrebna, Sarah Sandford and Kimberley Scharf), Economic Journal, Vol. 129, 2019.

β€œDoes Market Size Matter for Charities?” (with Simon Lapointe, Kimberley Scharf, and Janne Tukiainen), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 168, 2018.

β€œEnergy Subsidies and Policy Commitment in Political Equilibrium,” (with Marco Pani), Energy Economics, Vol. 71, 2018.

β€œThe Logic of Costly Punishment Reversed: Expropriation of Free-riders and Outsiders,” (with David Hugh-Jones), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 135, 2017.

β€œEnergy Subsidy Reform and Policy Makers’ Re-election Incentives,” (with Marco Pani), in J. Strand (ed.), The Economics and Political Economy of Energy Subsidies, MIT Press, 2016.

β€œSpecial and Differential Treatment of Developing Countries in the WTO,” (with Paola Conconi), World Trade Review, Vol. 14, 2015.

β€œMulti-trait Matching and Gender Differentials in Intergenerational Mobility,” (with Natalie Chen and Paola Conconi), Economics Letters, Vol. 120, 2013.

β€œConditional versus Unconditional Trade Concessions for Developing Countries,” (with Paola Conconi), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, 2012.

β€œEntrepreneurial Drain Under Moral Hazard: A High-yield Sector Curse?” (with Eugenio Proto), Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 93, 2010.

β€œDo Credible Domestic Institutions Promote Credible International Agreements?” (with Paola Conconi), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 79, 2009.

β€œIs Partial Tax Harmonization Desirable?” (with Paola Conconi and Raymond Riezman), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, 2008.

β€œConditionality, Separation, and Open Rules in Multilateral International Treaties,” (with Paola Conconi), in J. Hartigan (ed.), Handbook of International Trade Volume II: Economic and Legal Analyses of Trade Policy and Institutions, Blackwell, 2005.

β€œDeveloping-Country Benefits from MFN Relative to Regional/Bilateral Trade Arrangements,” (with Madanmohan Ghosh and John Whalley), Review of International Economics, Vol. 11, 2003.

β€œTime-Consistent Policy and Politics: Does Voting Matter When Individuals Are Identical?” (with Dan Anderberg), Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 3, 2003.

β€œIssue Linkage and Issue Tie-in in Multilateral Negotiations,” (with Paola Conconi), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 57, 2002.

β€œInvestment Subsidies and Time-consistent Environmental Policy,” (with Lisandro Abrego), Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 54, 2002.

β€œTiebout with Politics: Capital Tax Competition and Constitutional Choices,” (with Kimberley Scharf), Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 68, 2001.

β€œTax Earmarking and Grass-Roots Accountability,” (with Amrita Dhillon), Economics Letters, Vol. 72, 2001.

β€œTrade and Environment: Bargaining Outcomes from Linked Negotiations,” (with Lisandro Abrego, John Whalley, and Randall Wigle), Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, 2001.

β€œThe New Regionalism: Trade Liberalization or Insurance?” (with John Whalley), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, 2000.

β€œFree-Riding, Carbon Treaties, and Trade Wars: The Role of Domestic Environmental Policies,” (with Lisandro Abrego), Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 58, 1999.

β€œA Flexible, Globally Regular Representation of Convex Production Possibility Frontiers,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 12, 1999.

β€œImplementing Tax Coordination,” (with Amrita Dhillon and Kimberley Scharf), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 72, 1999.

β€œInternational Process Standards and North-South Trade,” (with Randall Wigle), Review of Development Economics, Vol. 3, 1999.

β€œInterjurisdictional Tax Competition: A Political Economy Perspective,” (with Kimberley Scharf), in A. Razin and E. Sadka (eds.) Globalization: Public Economics Policy Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

β€œRents and the Cost and Optimal Design of Commodity Taxes,” (with John Whalley), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, 1998.

β€œA Comparison of the Performance of Flexible Functional Forms for Use in Applied General Equilibrium Analysis,” (with Thomas Rutherford), Computational Economics, Vol. 11, 1998.

β€œPossible Developing Country Impacts from a Competition Policy Negotiation,” (with John Whalley), in Trade and Development: Essays in Honour of Jagdish Bhagwati, V. N. Balasubramanyam and D. Greenaway (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 1997.

β€œJoint Production of Goods and Knowledge: Implications for Tax Reform,” International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 4, 1997.

β€œHow Severe is Global Retaliation Risk under Increasing Regionalism?” (with John Whalley), American Economic Review, Vol. 86, 1996.

β€œUruguay Round Effects on Canada,” (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle), Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 22, 1996.

β€œEnvironmental Policy Modeling,” (with Randall Wigle), in T. Hertel (ed.) Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

β€œAssessing the Dynamic Efficiency Gains of Tax Reform when Human Capital is Endogenous,” International Economic Review, Vol. 36, 1995.

β€œRegular Flexibility of Nested CES Functions,” (with Thomas Rutherford), European Economic Review, Vol. 39, 1995.

β€œA Uruguay Round Success?” (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle), The World Economy, Vol. 18, 1995.

β€œInternational Trade and Environmental Quality: How Important Are the Linkages?” (with Randall Wigle, Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, 1994 (with Randall Wigle).

β€œAn Evaluation of the Draft Final Act of the Uruguay Round,” (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle), Economic Journal, Vol. 103, 1993.

β€œInternational Trade in Carbon Emission Rights and Basic Materials: General Equilibrium Calculations for 2020,” (with Thomas Rutherford), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 96, 1993.

β€œHomothetic Representation of Regular, Non-Homothetic Preferences,” Economics Letters, Vol. 40, 1992.

β€œThe Value of a Uruguay Round Success,” (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle), The World Economy, Vol. 14, 1991.

β€œValutazione degli Effetti di Politiche Fiscali in Presenza di Razionamento,” Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, Vol. 46, 1987.


EC9011 Economic Analysis: Microeconomics

EC931 International Trade

EC9C4 Topics in International Economics