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Harrison Ann Elizabeth

Обновлено: 09-12-2010
Образование бакалавр: Economics/History [University of California Berkeley, 1982]
PhD: Economics [Princeton University, 1991]
Место работы University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) / Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Профессиональные интересы:

Research

My research focuses on the impact of trade policy and multinational activity. In the past, I have analyzed the impact of lowering protectionist trade barriers on productivity, employment, wages, and profit levels. My research on multinationals examines how foreign investors behave in developing countries. In particular, I measure their impact on wages, productivity, and availability of credit for domestic competitors.

Recent working papers examine the productivity effects of privatization, the pollution haven hypothesis (the idea is that firms may move to countries with lax environmental standards), and the impact of foreign investors on the availability of credit in host country markets. I am currently doing research on the determinants of labor shares throughout the world.

For more information, please view my recent working papers and my Curriculum Vitae.

 



Публикации:

"The Impact of Globalization on Compliance with Labor Standards: A Plant-Level Study," (with J. Scorse)July 2003, forthcoming, Brookings Trade Forum.

"Does direct foreign investment affect domestic firm credit constraints?" (with Margaret McMillan), October 2003, Journal of International Economics, Volume 61, issue 1pages 73-100.

"Moving to Greener Pastures? Multinationals and the Pollution Haven Hypothesis" joint with Gunnar Eskeland, February 2003,  Journal of Development Economics, Volume 70, Issue 1, Pages 1-23. 

"Review of 'The World Bank: Structure and Policies' ", June 2002, 57:1, pages 253-256,  Journal of International Economics (Book Review).

"Comment on 'Multinational Firms: Reconciling Theory and Evidence'" (by James Markusen and Keith Maskus), NBER volume in honor of Robert Lipsey, 2001.

"Labor Markets, Foreign Investment and Trade Policy Reform" (with Ana Revenga), in Trade Policy Reform: Lessons and Implications, John Nash and Wendy Takacs, editors, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

"Do Domestic Firms Benefit from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Venezuela" (with Brian Aitken), June 1999, 89:3, American Economic Review , 89:3, 605-618.

"Who Gains from Trade Reform? Some Remaining Puzzles" (with Gordon Hanson), Journal of Development Economics , 1999, No. 59: 125-154.

"Trade Liberalization and Wage Inequality in Mexico" (with Gordon Hanson), Industrial and Labor Relations Review , 1999, No. 52, No. 2.

"Sharing the Costs: the Impact of Trade Reform on Capital and Labor in Morocco" (with Janet Currie), Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, Vol 15, No. 3.

"Labor Markets in Developing Countries: An Agenda for Research" (with Edward Leamer), Journal of Labor Economics , 1997, Vol 15, No. 3.

"Spillovers, Foreign Investment, and Export Behavior" (with Brian Aitken and Gordon Hanson), Journal of International Economics, 1997, 43: 103-132.

"Wages and Foreign Ownership: A Comparative Study of Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States" (with Brian Aitken and Robert Lipsey), Journal of International Economics, May 1996, Vol 40, Nos. 3/4, pages 345-371.

"Openness and Growth: A Time Series, Cross-Country Analysis for Developing Countries", Journal of Development Economics, 1996, No. 48: 419-447.

"Determinants and Effects of Direct Foreign Investment in Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, and Venezuela", in M. Roberts, and J. Tybout, editors, Industrial Evolution in Developing Countries, Oxford University Press, 1996.

"The MFA Paradox: More Protection and More Trade?" (with J. Michael Finger), in The Political Economy of American Trade Policy, NBER volume edited by Anne O. Krueger, The University of Chicago Press, 1996.

"Import Protection for U.S. Textiles and Apparel: Viewed from the Domestic Perspective" (with J. Michael Finger), in The Political Economy of Trade Protection, NBER volume edited by Anne O. Krueger, The University of Chicago Press, 1996.

"An Empirical Test of the Infant Industry Argument (Comment on Krueger and Tuncer)", September 1994, American Economic Review.

"Multinationals in Economic Development: The Benefits of FDI", Columbia Journal of World Business, Winter 1994.

"Are There Dynamic Externalities from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence for Morocco" (with Mona Haddad), in Claudio Frischtak and Richard Newfarmer, editors, Multinationals: Market Structure, Firm Conduct, and Industrial Performance, MacMillan, 1994.

"Productivity, Imperfect Competition, and Trade Reform: Theory and Evidence," Journal of International Economics , March 1994.

"Are There Positive Spillovers from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Panel Data for Morocco" (with Mona Haddad), Journal of Development Economics, October 1993, 42:51-74.



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