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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., Meng, N. and Song, H. Policy shocks and stock market returns: evidence from Chinese solar panels, (2019) Journal of the Japanese and International Economies
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

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Corsetti, G., Crowley, M. and Han, L. Invoicing and Pricing-to-Market - A Study of Price and Markup Elasticities of UK Exporters, (2018) CWPE1860
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

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


Is Britain Currently in an Economic Crisis?
Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a Brexit discussion on the BBC news that looked into whether the UK is actually in a crisis over leaving the EU? You can listen to the programme on the BBC site.
Published on - Wednesday 13th March 2019

Impact of Foreign Exchange Rate Changes on UK Economy
Dr. Meredith Crowley gave extended interview to BBC Radio 4's Analysis program on "Fair Exchange?", in which she discusses how a falling value of the British pound sterling could impact the British economy. The programme will be broadcast on the 18th February 2019 at 8.30pm and will be available to listen online after.
Published on - Sunday 17th February 2019

US-China Trade War Negotiations
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today programme about the ongoing Trade War negotiations between the US and China. Dr. Crowley's segment starts at 15:00 minutes into the broadcast.
Published on - Friday 15th February 2019

Is Japan's EU deal a threat to the UK industry?
Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how the new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan could be a possible threat to the post-Brexit British industry, in both the Guardian Newspaper and Customs Today.
Published on - Wednesday 6th February 2019

Trade and the Economy Panel
Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointment to the Trade and the Economy Panel. The TEP is part of the Department for International Trade and aims to raise the DIT’s analytical capacity and capability, while championing high-quality, robust analysis to help secure the best outcomes for UK trade policy.
Published on - Tuesday 5th February 2019

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 - Industrial Organisation: Topics

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:
Thomas Prayer
PhD Title:
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:

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University Reader

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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

Contact Details
Email: mc865@cam.ac.uk
Room: 33
College: Fellow of St. John's College

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