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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


U.S. Blocks Appointments of New Judges to World Trade Organization - Published on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the NPR Morning Edition programme about her research with Rob Howse on the Tuna-Dolphin II dispute, in relation to President Trump's attacks on the World Trade Organization.

North American Free Trade Agreement - Published on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in two BBC News articles about President Donald Trump's North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico. "Donald Trump says new trade deal is 'most important ever'" and "US and Canada reach new trade deal to replace Nafta".

Economics at the Festival of Ideas - Published on: Monday 24th September 2018
Three Faculty members will be running sessions at this years Festival of Ideas. Dr. Meredith Crowley will hold a panel discussion on "Trade Wars: Deal or No Deal", Dr. William Janeway will give a talk on "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy" and Tony Cockerill will host the interactive "Running the British Economy" game.

European Leaders Talk Brexit In Austria - Published on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed for NPR's Morning Edition on Brexit. "With just six months to go before Britain leaves the EU, European leaders are meeting in Austria to discuss progress". You can listen to the program on the NPR site.

Counting the Costs of Brexit Uncertainty - Published on: Monday 10th September 2018
The Financial Times (subscription required) have quoted the report authored by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in an article about the impact of Brexit on UK exports.

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

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

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