5th InsTED Workshop on
“Advances in Institutions, Trade and Economic Development”
The workshop will take place at Syracuse University, NY, USA, May 15th-16th 2018. Sponsorship by the Department of Economics, the Maxwell School Dean’s Office, the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, and the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, all at Syracuse University, is gratefully acknowledged.… read more ...
By Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)
Going back to the mid-1980s, the repeated prisoner’s dilemma has been used to model the absence of strong external enforcement mechanisms for trade agreements. Cooperation is enforced by promises of future punishment for any deviation from the agreement, and the amount of cooperation that can be achieved depends on the severity of the chosen punishments.… read more ...
The following working papers have recently been added to our working papers page
Ahsan, Reshad and Kazi Iqbal (2017) “How Does Violence Affect Exporters? Evidence from Political Strikes in Bangladesh”
National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)
||£55,000 to £85,000 FTE per annum (depending on experience)
||11th December 2017
||20th January 2018
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) is one of Britain’s most influential and prestigious independent research centres.… read more ...
Grade 36S: £45,562 – £61,179 p.a
The University is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Political Economy, to commence as soon as possible. The post will be held in the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford.… read more ...
By Takumi Naito (Vanderbilt University and Waseda University)
Trade liberalization encourages more productive firms to start exporting, while it forces more unproductive firms to exit from their domestic markets. The increase in the average productivity because of tougher selection contributes to higher welfare of countries.… read more ...