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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, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies vol 51 (2019) pp. 148-169
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), World Trade Review vol 17(2) (2018)
Crowley, M. A., Meng, N., and Song, H. Tariff scares: Trade policy uncertainty and foreign market entry by Chinese firms, Journal of International Economics vol 114 (2018) pp. 96-115
Crowley, M. A. Tuna-dolphin II: a legal and economic analysis of the appellate body report, World Trade Review vol 13(2) (2014) pp. 321-355
Bown, C. P. and Crowley, M. A. Emerging economies, trade policy, and macroeconomic shocks, Journal of Development Economics vol 111 (2014) pp. 261-273

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Crowley, M. A., Exton, O. and Han, L. The Looming Threat of Tariff Hikes: Entry into Exporting Under Trade Agreement Renegotiation, (2020) CWPE2016
Alcover, M. and Crowley, M. A. China -- Broiler Products: Can the sum of the parts be less than the whole?, (2019) CWPE1985
Corsetti, G., Crowley, M. A. and Han, L. Invoicing and Pricing-to-Market - Evidence on international pricing by 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. A. Understanding the challenges to the world trading system, (2018) CWPE1825

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, M. A. 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


Brexit Breakdown - Podcast
Dr. Meredith Crowley and Raoul Ruparel (former special advisor to Theresa May) took part in a Brexit Breakdown podcast, for The UK in a Changing Europe. This episode looks at the UK-EU trade talks, the possibility of a deal by the end of December and the likelihood of a UK-US trade deal.
Published on - Friday 6th March 2020

Brexit Day - UK and EU Trade Deal
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BBC World Service's World Update programme about the prospect for the UK and EU negotiating a trade deal modelled on the EU's deal with Canada. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (story starts at 6mins).
Published on - Friday 31st January 2020

Is the UK headed for a trade war with the US?
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland about the UK's proposed digital sales tax and whether it will lead to a trade war with the US. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 06m).
Published on - Monday 27th January 2020

UK and US Battle Over Digital Services Tax
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, discussing the US-UK spat over a proposed digital services tax on. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 25m).
Published on - Thursday 23rd January 2020

Brexit - The New Trade Era
Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the New York Times article "Brexit’s Advance Opens a New Trade Era" about the implications of the General Election result and the now inevitable Brexit for the system of global trade.
Published on - Monday 16th December 2019

Research Grants


UK in a Changing Europe Fellowship (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
The impact of trade policy and exchange rate shocks on trade (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
Data Impact Fellow (JISC) (Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC))

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)


The Cambridge-INET Institute
Coordinator for Transmission Mechanisms and Economic Policy Research Theme

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


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

Teaching


PIIA Paper 4 - Lent - Trade

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: Firm-Level Impacts of Mutual Recognition Agreements
Research:

Advisor

John Spray
PhD Title: Export Transitions and the Supply Chain: Evidence from Uganda
Research: International Trade & Development, Production Networks

Dr Meredith Crowley













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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