Trade

Scholarly Publications

Countering Sanctions: The Unequal Geographic Impact of Economic Sanctions in North Korea

August 2014

This paper examines how an autocratic regime domestically counters the impact of economic sanctions.

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U.S.-China Relations in the Shadow of the Future

December 4, 2014

This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)Abstract: The paper I am circulating is the product of collaboration between a Chinese colleague...

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The Impact of Migration on the Sending Country: Evidence from the Philippines

May 2013

More than 215 million people—approximately 3% of the world’s population—now live outside their country of birth (United Nations, 2009).

China and Africa: Are there Lessons for Development?

April 2013

The lost decades for China in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s look remarkably like the lost decades of Africa in the 1980s and 1990s. Poor land rights, weak incentives, incomplete markets and inappropriate investment portfolios.

How can trade improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa?

January 2013

For decades, earnings from farming in many developing countries, including in sub-Saharan Africa, have been depressed by a pro-urban bias in own-country policies, as well as by governments of richer countries favouring their farmers with import...