Job Opportunity: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Core Fields of Economics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Jan. 17, 2017
  • Aug. 16, 2017

The Department of Economics invites applications for full-time tenure/tenured track positions in the Core Fields of Economics. The Core Fields Search Committee will consider applicants from the fields of Macroeconomics, International Economics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, and Industrial Organization.

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Job Opportunity: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Applied Fields of Economics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Jan. 17, 2017
  • Aug. 16, 2017

The Department of Economics invites applications for full-time tenure/tenured track positions in the Applied Fields of Economics. The Applied Fields Search Committee will consider applicants from the fields of Labor Economics, Public Economics, and Development Economics.

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Call for Papers 27th International Conference The International Trade and Finance Association

Theme:  Leading Issues in International Trade and Finance

May 31 – JUNE 3, 2017

Poznan University of Economics and Business
Poznan, Poland

The 27th International Conference of the International Trade and Finance Association will be held in Poznan, Poland, May 31 – June 3 (Wednesday to Saturday), 2017.  We are delighted that Poznan University of Economics and Business is hosting the 2017 conference.… read more ...

The trade-off between tax revenues and trade liberalization

Standard theory predicts that, in the long term, trade liberalization leads to an increase in allocative efficiency and hence an increase of fiscal revenues.  This prediction is based on the idea that overall economic surplus determines the size of the tax base and an improvement in allocative efficiency increases surplus.  Given this attractive feature of trade liberalization, especially from a fiscal standpoint, it is puzzling that developing countries remain relatively protectionist.  A new branch of the literature has begun to shed light on this issue.… read more ...