- International Economics
- Political Economy
- Institutions and Development
- Production Theory
Current Working Papers
"Energy Subsidies and Policy Commitment in Political Equilibrium," (with Marco Pani) Energy Economics, forthcoming.
"The Logic of Costly Punishment Reversed: Expropriation of Free-riders and Outsiders," (with David Hugh-Jones) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 135, March 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, January 2015.
"Multi-trait Matching and Gender Differentials in Intergenerational Mobility," (with Natalie Chen and Paola Conconi) Economics Letters, Vol. 120(2), August 2013.
"Conditional versus Unconditional Trade Concessions for Developing Countries," (with Paola Conconi) Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, May 2012.
"Entrepreneurial Drain Under Moral Hazard: A High-yield Sector Curse?," (with Eugenio Proto) Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 93, September 2010.
"Do Credible Domestic Institutions Promote Credible International Agreements?," (with Paola Conconi) Journal of International Economics, Vol. 79, September 2009.
"Is Partial Tax Harmonization Desirable?" (with Paola Conconi and Ray Riezman) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, February 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, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.
"Time-Consistent Policy and Politics: Does Voting Matter When Individuals Are Identical?" (with Dan Anderberg) Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 3, 2003.
"The Value of MFN Treatment to Developing Countries," (with Modanmohan Ghosh and John Whalley) Review of International Economics, Vol. 11, September 2003. ￼￼￼￼￼
"Investment Subsidies and Time-consistent Environmental Policy," (with Lisandro Abrego) Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 54, October 2002.
“Issue Linkage and Issue Tie-in in Multilateral Negotiations,” (with Paola Conconi) Journal of International Economics, Vol. 57, August 2002.
'Trade and Environment: Bargaining Outcomes from Linked Negotiations,'' (with Lisandro Abrego, John Whalley, and Randall Wigle) Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, August 2001.
"Tax Earmarking and Grass-Roots Accountability," (with Amrita Dhillon) Economics Letters, Vol. 72, July 2001.
"Tiebout with Politics: Capital Tax Competition and Constitutional Choices," (with Kimberley Scharf) Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 68, January 2001.
"Free-Riding, Carbon Treaties, and Trade Wars: The Role of Domestic Environmental Policies," (with Lisandro Abrego) Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 58, April 1999.
“A Flexible, Globally Regular Representation of Convex Production Possibility Frontiers,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 12, September 1999.
“Implementing tax coordination,” (with Amrita Dhillon and Kimberley Scharf) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 72, May 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.
"International Process Standards and North-South Trade," (with Randall Wigle) Review of Development Economics, Vol. 3, February 1999.
"Rents and the Cost and Optimal Design of Commodity Taxes," (with John Whalley) Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, August 1998.
“A Comparison of the Performance of Flexible Functional Forms for Use in Applied General Equilibrium Analysis,” (with Thomas Rutherford) Computational Economics, Vol. 11, June 1998.
"Joint Production of Goods and Knowledge: Implications for Tax Reform,” International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 4, May 1997.
"Uruguay Round Effects on Canada," (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle) Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 22, December 1996.
"Environmental Policy Modeling," (with Randall Wigle) in T. Hertel (ed.) Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 1996.
"How Severe is Global Retaliation Risk under Increasing Regionalism?" (with John Whalley) American Economic Review, Vol. 86, May 1996.
"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," (with Thomas Rutherford) European Economic Review, Vol. 39, March 1995.
"A Uruguay Round Success?" (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle) The World Economy, Vol. 18, January 1995.
"International Trade and Environmental Quality: How Important Are the Linkages?" (with Randall Wigle) Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, August 1994.
"An Evaluation of the Draft Final Act of the Uruguay Round," (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle) Economic Journal, Vol. 103, November 1993.
"International Trade in Carbon Emission Rights and Basic Materials: General Equilibrium Calculations for 2020," (with Thomas Rutherford) Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 96, September 1993.
"Homothetic Representation of Regular, Non-Homothetic Preferences," Economics Letters, Vol. 40, September 1992.
"The Value of a Uruguay Round Success," (with Trien Nguyen and Randall Wigle) The World Economy, Vol. 14, December 1991.