Working Papers

Endogenous Politics and the Design of Trade Institutions,” March 2018

Temporary Trade Barriers: When Will They End?,” November 2017

Inefficient Concessions and Mediation” (with Ben Horne), September 2017

Localized Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from Spatial Clustering of R&D Labs and Patent Citations” (with Gerald Carlino, Robert Hunt, Jake Carr and Tony Smith), September 2017  (Revision Requested, Regional Science and Urban Economics)

Lobbying and Legislative Uncertainty” (with Sebastian Saiegh), May 2016

Work in Progress

“Explaining Gradualism in Trade Agreements: A Political Economy Approach,” November 2017

“Informal Norms and the Optimal Design of a Formal Dispute Settlement Mechanism” (with Mostafa Beshkar), August 2017

“Research and Development Laboratories in the Production Process,” (with Gerald Carlino, Robert Hunt, Jake Carr and Tony Smith), May 2017

Journal Publications

The U.S. — Tax Incentives Dispute: Subsidies and Investment Promotion Reaching New Heights in the Aviation Sector,” with Panos Delimatsis, Forthcoming in World Trade Review

Self-enforcing Trade Agreements and Lobbying,” Journal of International Economics, 108, 226-242 (2017).

The Agglomeration of American R&D Labs,” with Gerald Carlino, Robert Hunt, Jake Carr and Tony Smith, Journal of Urban Economics, 101, 14–26 (2017).
– Featured in ‘Where to Find the Unsung Engines of Innovation and Economics Growth,’ by Richard Florida, CityLab, August 8, 2017.

Unrecognized States: A Theory of Self-Determination and Foreign Influence,” with Benjamin A.T. Graham and Ben Horne, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 33, 578-611 (2017).
– See a related column in the Washington Post.

Trade Agreements in the Shadow of Lobbying,” Review of International Economics, 25, 21–43 (2017).

Contract, Renegotiation, and Hold Up: Results on the Technology of Trade and Investment,” with Joel Watson, Theoretical Economics, 7, 283–322 (2012).

Other Publications

Unrecognized States: Theory and Cases and Policy Implications,” (with Benjamin A.T. Graham and Ben Horne), in “Transforming Intractable Conflicts: Restructuring and Reframing,” eds. Catherine Gerard, Galia Golan, Louis Kriesberg and Miriam Elman, Forthcoming.

The Geography of Research and Development Activity in the U. S.,” with Gerald A. Carlino, In Handbook of Industry Studies and Economic Geography, F. Giarratani, G. Hewings, and P. McCann, eds. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, (2013).

The Geography of Research and Development Activity in the U.S.,” with Gerald A. Carlino, Business Review, Third Quarter 2008, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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