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Carlo Perroni

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Email: C dot Perroni at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Professor of Economics

Research Interests

  • Public Economics
  • International Economics
  • Institutions and Economic Development

Working Papers

Local Crime and Prosocial Attitudes: Evidence from Charitable Donations,” (with Kimberley Scharf, Sarah Smith, Oleksandr Talavera, and Linh Vi), CAGE Working Paper no. 706, April 2024.

Urban-Biased Structural Change,” (with Natalie Chen, Dennis Novy, and Horng Chern Wong), CEPR Discussion Paper 18522, October 2023.

Regional Content Requirements and Market Power: Lessons from CUSFTA,” (with Wanyu Chung), September 2022. An earlier version appeared as CEPR Discussion Paper 15897.

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

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Published Research

Incentives, Globalization, and Redistribution,” (with Antoine Ferey and Andreas Haufler), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 224, 2023.

Skills Scarcity and Export Intensity,” (with Davide Suverato), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 56, 2023.

Does 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.

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

Non-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.

Are 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.

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

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

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

“Energy 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Conditionality, 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Interjurisdictional 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.

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

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

“Possible 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Valutazione 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

Departmental Responsibilities

Deputy Head of Department (Research)