Alan K. Fox
Recent research on trade and the environment (with Carolyn
Combining Rebates with Carbon Taxes: Optimal Strategies for Coping
with Emissions Leakage and Tax Interactions, May 2009.
Comparing Policies to Combat Emissions Leakage: Border Tax Adjustments
versus Rebates, February 2009.
Materials for 2003 GTAP Conference in Scheveningen, the
A Time Series of Consistent Accounts for Policy Evaluation in
Presentation in Microsoft Power Point format.
Measuring Border Crossing Costs and their Impact on Trade Flows: The
United States-Mexican Trucking Case in Acrobat format.
Presentation in Microsoft Power Point format.
Welcome! I received my Ph.D. in economics from the University
of Michigan in 2000. My work focuses on international trade, with an
emphasis on computable general equilibrium modeling.
In October 2000, I joined the Research Division, Office of
Economics, of the U.S. International
to download CV in Acrobat format.
- "Is Puerto Limon a Real Lemon? Port Inefficiency and its
International Handbook of Maritime Economics, Kevin
Cullinane, ed., Edward Elgar, Chetenham, UK and Northampton, MA,
- "The role of trade and competitiveness measures in US climate
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings,
101(3):258-62, May 2011
- "Why Don't Foreign Firms Cooperate in Antidumping
Investigations?: An Empirical Analysis," published online 8 November
Review of World Economics
- "Textile and Apparel Barriers and Rules of Origin: What's Left To Gain
after the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing?" , Journal of
Economic Integration, 23(3), September 2008. (with William Powers and
- "Output-based Allocation of Emissions Permits for Mitigating Tax and
Land Economics, 83(4), November
- "Is There a Rationale for Output-based Rebating of Environmental
Levies?", Resource and Energy Economics, 29(2), May
(with Alain L. Bernard
- "Taste Parameters as Model Residuals: Assessing the 'Fit' of an
Armington Trade Model," Review of International Economics,
13(5), (November 2005)
Russell H. Hillberry,
Michael A. Anderson,
Edward J. Balistreri).
"Evaluating the Success of a CGE Model of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade
Agreement," presented at The Second Annual Conference
in Global Economic Analysis, June 20-22, 1999. Updated
paper available in Acrobat format.
"Computational Analysis of Goods and Services Liberalization in the
Uruguay Round," in The Uruguay
Round and the Developing Economies, Will Martin and L. Alan
Winters (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 1996 (with Drusilla Brown,
Alan Deardorff and Robert Stern).
"A Computational Analysis of the Effect of Reductions in US Military Expenditures,"
in The Economics of International Security, Manas Chatterji, Henk
Jager, and Annemarie Rima (eds.), St. Martin's Press, 1994 (with Robert
"Effects of Reductions in NATO Military Expenditures on US Employment
World Economy, 16:193-211
(with Robert Stern).
Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan. Introductory Macroeconomics,
Research Assistant, University of Michigan, 1991-1999. Assisted
Deardorff and Robert
Stern in CGE modeling, including studies of the Uruguay Round, expansion
of the EU, NAFTA expansion, Tunisia-EU liberalization, and liberalization
Summer Assistant, World Bank,
IECIT and AF2PE Divisions, 1996. International Economics, International
Trade Division: developed e-mail mailing list management tools. Africa
Technical Families, Macro 2: researched development opportunities for Eritrea.
Research Associate, Pelavin Associates,
Inc., Washington, DC. 1990-1991. Research for educational consulting
firm. Activities included computer systems administration, software
development, database development and data analysis.
Temporary Research Assistant, Charles
River Associates, Inc. , Washington, DC, Economic Litigation Group,
1989, 1990. Antitrust litigation support.
Research Assistant, ICF Consulting Associates, Washington, DC, Competitive
Analysis Group, 1988-1989. Antitrust litigation support, market analysis,
product liability and company valuation.
Paid Internship, The Hon. Frank McCloskey, Eighth District-IN, Washington,
DC, 1988. Legislative research and analysis related to issues falling
under the Departments of Interior and Justice.
Research Assistant to the Adenauer Chair, German
Studies, Georgetown University, 1987-1988. Assisted Professor
Hubert Kiesewetter (1987) in research in economic history of agricultural
mechanization and in the expansion of railroads. Assisted Professor
Hans Rattinger (1988) in statistical analysis of survey results.
Referee, World Development
Referee, American Economic Review
Proficient in French and German; basic skills in Spanish and Dutch
Extensive programming experience, including FORTRAN, Pascal, and other
procedural languages. Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model construction
using GEMPACK. Data management experience includes using a variety
of databases, UNIX tools, and custom-programming tools for data set construction.
Statistical packages used include SAS, STATA, and RATS. Extensive
experience in UNIX, Windows NT, DOS and OS/2 environments.