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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., Exton, O. and Han, L. The Looming Threat of Tariff Hikes: Entry into Exporting under Trade Agreement Renegotiation, AEA Papers and Proceedings vol 110 (2020) pp. 547-51
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., 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. 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)
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., Han, L. and Son, M. Dominant Currency Dynamics: Evidence on Dollar-invoicing from UK Exporters, (2020) CWPE20113
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 the Dynamics of Pricing-to-market - Evidence from UK Export Prices around the Brexit Referendum, (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

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


The Trade Environment and Trade Policy Options for the post-Brexit United Kingdom
The Faculty of Economics and Janeway Institute for Economics are holding a conference on "The Trade Environment and Trade Policy Options for the post-Brexit United Kingdom" on Wednesday 8th December 2021, 12:00am–17:30pm at Jesus College, University of Cambridge. The event will focus on frontier research developments in international trade and spatial economics. The emphasis will be on new models and methodologies for studying complex economic phenomena.
Event Date - Wednesday 8th December 2021

New £12m research centre for inclusive trade policy
A major new research centre on inclusive trade policy is to launch in early 2022. The Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy aims to be a centre of excellence for innovative trade policy research. It will include Co-Investigator Professor Meredith Crowley from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Economics and Janeway Institute.
Published on - Tuesday 30th November 2021

Research Assistant (Fixed Term - 11 Months)
Dr Meredith Crowley is looking for a full-time research assistant starting July 2021 through 30 May 2022. The successful candidate should have an MPhil, MSc, or similar degree in economics or econometrics. Outstanding candidates with a BA in Economics will also be considered. There may be an option to renew, but this is uncertain. The position will be based at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, but will also require travel to London to work in the HMRC datalab.
Published on - Thursday 17th June 2021

Research Assistant (Fixed Term - 3 Months)
Dr Meredith Crowley is looking for a full-time Research Assistant starting July 2021 for 3 months. The successful candidate should have an MPhil, MSc, or BA degree in economics or econometrics. The position will be based at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, but will also require travel to London to work in the HMRC datalab.
Published on - Thursday 17th June 2021

Brexit, Covid-19, Business, and Economic Inequality
Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking at two panels as part of The UK in a Changing Europe's Spotlight series. The online events will take place on Tuesday 9th March 2021 and Friday 12th March 2021, from 12.00 – 1.15pm. Both are free to register and watch.
Published on - Wednesday 3rd March 2021

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))

The Janeway Institute for Economics


Coordinator for Transmission Mechanisms and Economic Policy Research Theme


Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


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

Teaching


PIIA Paper 4 - Lent - Trade

PhD Students


Supervisor

Thomas Prayer
PhD Title: Firm-Level Impacts of Mutual Recognition Agreements
Research:
Sarur Chaudhary
PhD Title:
Research: International Trade, Digital Economy and Development Economics

Advisor

Seung Hyun Maeng
PhD Title: Saving Glut and Global Imbalances
Research:
Deniz Atalar
PhD Title:
Research: Inter-Sectoral Trade Linkages in Aggregate Fluctuation

Professor Meredith Crowley













Professor of International Economics
Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe
Research Fellow, CEPR (London)

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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

Contact Details
Email: mc865@cam.ac.uk
Room: 33
Office Hours: 2:30-3:30pm on Wednesdays in Room 33 Austin Robinson Building
College: Fellow of St. John's College


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