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2000 Conferences

Regional and Global Interactions, Tax Competition, Trade Policy, and the Political Economy of Globalisation and Regionalisation

CSGR Annual Conference (joint with the Association of Public Economic Theory (PET 2000). The Arts Centre, University of Warwick, 20-23 July 2000.

Local organisers: Myrna Wooders and Ben Lockwood.

The University of Warwick's ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation fourth annual international conference will focus on global and regional economic interaction. Since the issues involved have been relatively little studied in economic theory, this will be one of the main focuses of the conference. Sessions will include:

  • Tax and other forms of Inter-regional Competition
  • Interactions of Economics and Politics in the Global Economy
  • Regional and Global Political Economy
  • The Global Environment

Paper givers include Tim Besley (LSE), Helmut Cremer (Toulouse), Firouz Gaharvi (Illinois), Jonathan Hamilton (Florida), Leonid Hurwicz (Minnesota), Pierre Pestieu (Liege), Jacques Thisse (CORE, Louvain-la-Neuve), John Whalley (Warwick).

Registration details and further information can be obtained from the Conference Convenor at

This conference has been organised in conjunction with the Association for Public Economic Theory conference, PET 2000. The conference organisers gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the ESRC, the European Commission, the British Academy, the Royal Economic Society, the Warwick Centre for Public Economics and the Department of Economics.