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Natalie Chen

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 28419

Fax: +44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: N dot A dot Chen at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.102

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Associate Professor of Economics

Research Interests

  • International economics


BSc Economics, MSc Econometrics, PhD Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES, ULB)


  • CAGE Research Associate
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), International Trade and Regional Economics Programme
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), International Macroeconomics Programme
  • Research Affiliate CESifo Munich, Global Economy Programme


  • Quality, Trade, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through, joint with Luciana Juvenal, Journal of International Economics 100, pp.61-80, May 2016. Online Appendix. Previously as CEPR Discussion Paper 9744. See the policy column at VoxEU.
  • Multi-Trait Matching and Gender Differentials in Intergenerational Mobility, joint with Paola Conconi and Carlo Perroni, Economics Letters 120(2), pp.292-296, August 2013. Previously as CEPR Discussion Paper 8605.
  • On the Measurement of Trade Costs: Direct vs. Indirect Approaches to Quantifying Standards and Technical Regulations, joint with Dennis Novy, World Trade Review 11(3), pp.401-414, July 2012. Previously CEPR Discussion Paper 8883, March 2012.
  • Gravity, Trade Integration, and Heterogeneity across Industries, joint with Dennis Novy, Journal of International Economics 85(2), pp.206-221, November 2011. Online appendix. Click here for the trade cost measure used in this paper. Previously circulated as International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach, CEPR Discussion Paper 7103; CEP Discussion Paper 0908. See the policy column at VoxEU.
  • The Dynamics of Trade and Competition, joint with Jean Imbs and Andrew Scott, Journal of International Economics 77(1), pp.50-62, February 2009. Longer working paper version; Additional results. This is a revised version of Competition, Globalization and the Decline of Inflation, CEPR Discussion Paper 4695.
  • Intra-National Versus International Trade in the European Union: Why Do National Borders Matter?, Journal of International Economics 63(1), pp.93-118, May 2004.
  • The Behaviour of Relative Prices in the European Union: A Sectoral Analysis, European Economic Review 48(6), pp. 1257-1286, December 2004.
  • La Sensibilit√© de la Demande d'Electricit√© au Prix et au Revenu en Belgique, Brussels Economic Review, 2000, Vol.166, pp. 171-205.
Working Papers
  • Currency unions, trade, and heterogeneity, joint with Dennis Novy, CEPR Discussion Paper 12954.
  • Quality and the Great Trade Collapse, joint with Luciana Juvenal, CEPR Discussion Paper 10931.
  • Oil Prices, Profits, and Recessions: An Inquiry Using Terrorism as an Instrumental Variable, joint with Liam Graham and Andrew Oswald, CEPR Discussion Paper 6937.
  • Women's Earning Power and the "Double Burden" of Market and Household Work, joint with Paola Conconi and Carlo Perroni, CEPR Discussion Paper 6269.
  • Does Migration Empower Married Women?, joint with Paola Conconi and Carlo Perroni, CEPR Discussion Paper 5559.Employment and Exchange Rates in the European Union.
Book Reviews
  • Book review of Unger, Roberto M, Free Trade Reimagined: The World Division of Labor and the Method of Economics, Princeton University Press, Journal of Regional Science 49(1), pp.208-210, February 2009.
  • Book Review of Fingleton, Eraydin, Paci, eds, Regional Economic Growth, SMEs, and the Wider Europe, Ashgate, Journal of Regional Science 45(1), pp.260-262, 2005.
  • Book Review of Forssbaeck Jens and Lars Oxelheim "Money Markets and Politics: A Study of European Financial Integration and Monetary Policy Options", Edward Elgar, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Transnational Corporations 14(1), pp.139-143, 2005.

Teaching 2017-2018