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Research Interests


International trade and trade policy

Biography


PhD (2001), MS (1999) in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; MPP (1996) in international trade and finance from Harvard; AB (1990) in Asian studies and chemistry from Bowdoin College. Previously worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, as a visiting associate professor at Georgetown University, as an Adviser to the American Law Institute project on the Principles of the Law of World Trade and as an Advisory Board Member to the Pew Charitable Trusts' Subsidyscope project.

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Crowley, M.A. and Hillman, J.A. Slamming the door on trade policy discretion? The WTO appellate body's ruling on market distortions and production costs in EU-Biodiesel (Argentina), (2018) World Trade Review
Crowley, M.A., Meng, N., and Song, H. Tariff scares: Trade policy uncertainty and foreign market entry by Chinese firms, (2018) Journal of International Economics
Crowley, M. Tuna-dolphin II: a legal and economic analysis of the appellate body report, (2014) World Trade Review
Bown, C. P. and Crowley, M. Emerging economies, trade policy, and macroeconomic shocks, (2014) Journal of Development Economics
Crowley, M. A. and Bown, C. P. Import protection, business cycles, and exchange rates: evidence from the great recession, (2013) Journal of International Economics

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Crowley, M. A., Exton, O.… and Han, L. Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports, (2018) CWPE1839
Crowley, M. Understanding the challenges to the world trading system, (2018) CWPE1825
Corsetti, G., Crowley, M., Han, L. and Song, H. Markups and Markets: A New Empirical Framework and Evidence on Exporters from China, (2018) CWPE1815
Crowley, M. and Hillman, J. Slamming the door on trade policy discretion? The WTO Appellate Body's ruling on market distortions and production costs in EU-Biodiesel (Argentina), (2017) CWPE1739
Crowley, M., Song, H., Meng, N. Tariff Scares: Trade policy uncertainty and foreign market entry by Chinese firms, (2016) CWPE1676

Chapter in Book

Bown, C.P. and Crowley, M.A. The empirical landscape of trade policy, (2016) in the book: Handbook of commercial policy, Volume 1 - Elsevier
Crowley, Meredith Why are safeguards needed in a trade agreement?, (2010) in the book: Law and econmics of contingent protection in international trade - Cambridge University Press

Research Activities


Trade Uncertainty - Published on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
The Telegraph has quoted the research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in their article "Britain loses thousands of exporters on trade uncertainty".

President Trump's Trade War - Published on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BloombergTV Bulgaria on 13th July 2018. She discussed President Trump's Trade War. Please note the article and video are in Bulgarian.

UK in a Changing Europe awarded Best Think Tank - Published on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
UK in a Changing Europe has been awarded Best Think Tank covering Global Affairs in the UK by Prospect Magazine. Dr. Meredith Crowley, a Research Leader for UK in a Changing Europe, and Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti along with their co-investigator from Law, Lorand Bartels, contributed a number of policy analysis pieces that were cited as one of UK in a Changing Europe's major successes.

How the Brexit Vote Impacted Trade - Published on: Tuesday 17th July 2018
New research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han examines how the Brexit vote impacted trade in 2016, "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports".

UK-EU Future Customs Relationship - Published on: Monday 9th July 2018
As part of the UK in a Changing Europe programme, Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a paper on the UK-EU Future Customs Relationship as part of a report on "What the government’s Brexit white paper must address".

Research Grants


The impact of trade policy and exchange rate shocks on trade (ESRC)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


Credit Constraints and Optimal Price Setting in International Markets with Corsetti, G. (JHOR)

Teaching


PIIA Paper 4 - Lent - Trade
PIIB Paper 9 - Lent - Trade and Industry

PhD Students


Supervisor

Oliver Exton
PhD Title: Firms and Workers in International Trade
Research: International trade, International economics, Trade policy, Labour economics
Minkyu Son
PhD Title: On the Interaction between Credit Constraint and Export
Research:

Advisor

John Spray
PhD Title: Export Transitions and the Supply Chain: Evidence from Uganda
Research:
Athene Laws
PhD Title: Testing search models of minimum wages
Research:

Dr Meredith Crowley












University Lecturer

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Personal Site:
http://meredithcrowley.weebly.com/

Contact Details
Email: mc865@cam.ac.uk
Room: 49
College: Fellow of St. John's College

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