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Faculty of Economics

 

PhD Title


Firms and Workers in International Trade

Research Interests


International trade, International economics, Trade policy, Labour economics

Recent Publications


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

Research Activities


The chilling economic effects of Brexit uncertainty are intensifying
Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton, and Lu Han's paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports", which looks into the effect of Brexit on exports, has been quoted by the Economist.
Published on - Tuesday 27th August 2019

Firms and Growth
Professor Pete Klenow gave this years Sir Richard Stone Lecture on "Firms and Growth". While Professor Klenow was in Cambridge he also took the time to discuss his "Firms and Growth" research with PhD student Oliver Exton. The video of his Stone Lecture, the question and answer session held after, and his discussion with Oliver are all available on the Stone Lectures site.
Published on - Thursday 20th June 2019

Brexit Uncertainty
Oliver Exton (PhD student) will present his research on "Brexit uncertainty", at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference on Wednesday 17th April 2019. His talk will be based on the paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" (joint with Dr. Meredith Crowley and Lu Han).

The Sunday Times also published an article that summarised this research, "The trade deficit soars in a terrible time for exporters (you will need a Times account to read the article)."
Published on - Monday 15th April 2019

Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions
Dr. Meredith Crowley gave three interviews about her Cambridge Working Papers in Economics research paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence form the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" (joint with Oliver Exton and Lu Han). A live interview with the BBC News Channel (TV) "UK trade agreements after Brexit", presented by Martine Croxall, an interview on BBC World Service In the Balance "Brexit: Planning in Uncertain Times", presented by Ed Butler and an interview on Trade Talks from the Peterson Institute for International Economics "Trade Talks Episode 68: Brexit Votes for Uncertainty" presented by Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown.
Published on - Monday 21st January 2019

Brexit Uncertainty Damages Britain’s Exporters
Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han's paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" has been quoted in articles by both The Economist and The Telegraph.
Published on - Tuesday 28th August 2018

Research Grants


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

Supervisory Team


Oliver Exton












PhD Student

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics


Personal Site:
http://oliverexton.weebly.com
Contact Details
Email: oe219@cam.ac.uk
College: Jesus College