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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

  • International Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Institutions and Development

Current Research

"Skill Scarcity and Export Intensity" 

"Secession with Natural Resources"

"Market Integration, Wage Concentration, and the Cost and Volume of Traded Machines"


About teachers' incentives and curriculum choice


Published Research

“Does Market Size Matter for Charities?” Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming (with S. Lapointe, K. Scharf and J. Tukiainen).

“Are Donors Afraid of Core Costs? Economies of Scale and Contestability in Charity Markets,” Economic Journal, forthcoming (with G. Pogrebna, S. Sandford and K. Scharf).

“Non-discriminatory Donation Relief and Strategic Commitment under Political Competition,” European Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming (with M. Giovanniello, K. Scharf and A. Slivinski).

“Energy Subsidies and Policy Commitment in Political Equilibrium,” Energy Economics, Vol. 71, March 2018 (with M. Pani) .

“The Logic of Costly Punishment Reversed: Expropriation of Free-riders and Outsiders,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 135, March 2017 (with D. Hugh-Jones).

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

“Special and Differential Treatment of Developing Countries in the WTO,” World Trade Review, Vol. 14, January 2015 (with P. Conconi).

“Multi-trait Matching and Gender Differentials in Intergenerational Mobility,” Economics Letters, Vol. 120, August 2013 (with N. Chen and P. Conconi).

“Conditional versus Unconditional Trade Concessions for Developing Countries,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, May 2012 (with P. Conconi).

“Entrepreneurial Drain Under Moral Hazard: A High-yield Sector Curse?” Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 93, September 2010 (with E. Proto).

“Do Credible Domestic Institutions Promote Credible International Agreements?” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 79, September 2009 (with P. Conconi).

“Is Partial Tax Harmonization Desirable?” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, February 2008 (with P. Conconi and R. Riezman).

“Conditionality, Separation, and Open Rules in Multilateral International Treaties,” in J. Hartigan (ed.), Handbook of International Trade Volume II: Economic and Legal Analyses of Trade Policy and Institutions, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005 (with P. Conconi).

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

“The Value of MFN Treatment to Developing Countries,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 11, September 2003 (with M. Ghosh and J. Whalley).

“Investment Subsidies and Time-consistent Environmental Policy,” Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 54, October 2002 (with L. Abrego).

“Issue Linkage and Issue Tie-in in Multilateral Negotiations,” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 57, August 2002 (with P. Conconi).

“Trade and Environment: Bargaining Outcomes from Linked Negotiations,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, August 2001 (with L. Abrego, J. Whalley, and R. Wigle).

“Tax Earmarking and Grass-Roots Accountability,” Economics Letters, Vol. 72, July 2001 (with A. Dhillon).

“Tiebout with Politics: Capital Tax Competition and Constitutional Choices,” Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 68, January 2001 (with K. Scharf).

“Free-Riding, Carbon Treaties, and Trade Wars: The Role of Domestic Environmental Policies,” Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 58, April 1999 (with L. Abrego).

“A Flexible, Globally Regular Representation of Convex Production Possibility Frontiers,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 12, September 1999.

“Implementing tax coordination,” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 72, May 1999 (with A. Dhillon and K. Scharf).

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

“International Process Standards and North-South Trade,” Review of Development Economics, Vol. 3, February 1999 (with R. Wigle).

“Rents and the Cost and Optimal Design of Commodity Taxes,” Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, August 1998 (with J. Whalley).

“A Comparison of the Performance of Flexible Functional Forms for Use in Applied General Equilibrium Analysis,” Computational Economics, Vol. 11, June 1998 (with T. Rutherford).

“Joint Production of Goods and Knowledge: Implications for Tax Reform,” International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 4, May 1997.

“Uruguay Round Effects on Canada,” Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 22, December 1996 (with T. Nguyen and R. Wigle).

“Environmental Policy Modeling,” in T. Hertel (ed.) Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 1996 (with R. Wigle).

“How Severe is Global Retaliation Risk under Increasing Regionalism?” American Economic Review, Vol. 86, May 1996 (with J. Whalley).

“Assessing the Dynamic Efficiency Gains of Tax Reform when Human Capital is Endogenous,” International Economic Review, Vol. 36, November 1995.

“Regular Flexibility of Nested CES Functions,” European Economic Review, Vol. 39, March 1995 (with T. Rutherford).

“A Uruguay Round Success?” The World Economy, Vol. 18, January 1995 (with T. Nguyen and R. Wigle).

“International Trade and Environmental Quality: How Important Are the Linkages?” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, August 1994 (with R. Wigle).

“An Evaluation of the Draft Final Act of the Uruguay Round,” Economic Journal, Vol. 103, November 1993 (with T. Nguyen and R. Wigle).

“International Trade in Carbon Emission Rights and Basic Materials: General Equilibrium Calculations for 2020,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 96, September 1993 (with T. Rutherford).

“Homothetic Representation of Regular, Non-Homothetic Preferences,” Economics Letters, Vol. 40, September 1992.

“The Value of a Uruguay Round Success,” The World Economy, Vol. 14, December 1991 (with T. Nguyen and R. Wigle).