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Scholarly Publications

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

January 2017

As the World Trade Organization begins its third decade, its future is less certain than at any point in its history.

Those Who Know Most: Insider Trading in Eighteenth-Century Amsterdam

November 2015

This paper studies how private information is incorporated into prices, using a unique setting from the eighteenth century that is closer to stylized models of price discovery than modern-day...

The Boats That Did Not Sail: Asset Price Volatility in A Natural Experiment

August 2015

What explains short-term fluctuations of stock prices?

Other Publications

While world seeks to defeat terror, Stockholm welcomes notorious terrorist into country

June 2011

The number one topic around the globe has been the world after Bin Laden and the appropriate ways for democracies to dispose of terrorists.

News

The state of US-Russia relations

November 2016

 At a recent European Security Initiative (ESI) lecture held at the GSB's Oberndorf Event Center, Sergey Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to the US, described US-Russia relations as being at its worse...

Britain wiser to remain in European Union, Stanford scholar says

June 2016

The United Kingdom would lose more than it would gain if it left the European Union, a Stanford scholar said.So would other European nations, and the real winners would be countries that seek to...

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

February 2014

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

Events

Human Barriers to International Trade

January 18, 2017

This paper investigates the impact of human barriers on international trade using data on common ancestry.

Brexit: What's next for the UK and Europe?

August 16, 2016

  The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union this summer promises to fundamentally alter the political and economic future of the UK and the rest of the European Union.

**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

Projects

Technology Transfer Agreements in EU and U.S. Antitrust Law

Technological innovation and the transfer of the resulting intellectual property rights are indispensable to the economies of the European Union and the United States.
English

What Trade Economists Should Know About Their Data

March 2009

More and more empirical research in international economics builds on the analysis of bilateral trade flows.
English

Linkages between Services and Manufacturing;

This study will analyze intersectoral linkages via trade in intermediates across industries, and the changing industrial structure of the EU, with a view to identifying possible unexploited...
English

People

Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus