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I specialize in international macroeconomics, studying the relationships between the U.S. and Asian economies, and how these economies are affected by innovation, macroeconomic change, and public policy responses.  

Selected Publications

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Trade is Among the Casualties in the COVID-19 Pandemic, (with Ari Van Assche), Policy Options, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Montreal, Quebec, March 27, 2020.

Production Switching and Vulnerability to Protectionism (with Ari Van Assche), Chapter 5 in van Tulder, R., A. Verbeke and B. Jankowska, eds., International Business in a VUCA World: The Changing Role of States and Firms. Progress in International Business Research Vol. 14, Emerald, 2019.

Global Value Chains and the Fragmentation of Trade Policy Coalitions (with Ari Van Assche), Transnational Corporations: Investment and Development, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2019, pp. 31-60.

Global Value Chains and the Trade-Income Relationship: Implications for the Recent Trade Slowdown (with Alyson C Ma and Ari Van Assche), Chapter 6 in Bernard Hoekman, ed., The Global Trade Slowdown: A New Normal? Vox, CEPR,, 24 June 2015.

Global Value Chains and Trade Elasticities (with Ari Van Assche and Alyson C. Ma), Economics Letters, Vol. 124, No. 3, September 2014, pp. 482-486. DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2014.07.018.

China’s Exports in a World of Increasing Oil Prices (with Alyson C. Ma and Ari Van Assche), Multinational Business Review, Volume 19, No. 2, 2011, pp. 133-151.

Why Hasn't the US Economic Stimulus Been More Effective? The Debate on Tax and Expenditure Multipliers (with F. Gerard Adams), World Economics, Vol. 11, No. 4, October-December 2010, pp. 111-130.

Electronics Production Upgrading: Is China Exceptional? (with Ari Van Assche), Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 17, No. 5, March 2010, pp. 477-482.

Modeling Tourism: A Fully Identified VECM Approach (with Allison Zhou and Carl Bonham), International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 25, 2009, pp. 531-549.

Saving, investment, and Japan’s current account balance (with Andrew Mason), November 2018.

Growth, Aging, and the Future of East Asian Current Account Imbalances (with Michael Abrigo and Andrew Mason), paper prepared for the UN DESA Expert Group Meeting on the World Economy (Project LINK), Santiago, Chile, September 2018, and the 16th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, National Taiwan University, Taipei, October 2018.

Selected Working Papers

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