Alan K. Fox
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 and climate change
In October 2000, I joined the Research Division, Office of
Economics, of the U.S. International
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- "Computable General Equilibrium Models: an
Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade,
v. 3, Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, Mariana Spatareanu and
Can Erbil, eds., Singapore: World Scientific, 2020,
- "How Trade Sensitive Are Energy-Intensive
Papers and Proceedings, 108:130–35, May 2018,
- "The emissions reduction effect and economic impact of an energy
tax vs. a carbon tax in China: A dynamic CGE model
Singapore Economic Review, 63(02):339–387, March 2018,
- "Output-based allocation of emissions permits for mitigating the
leakage and competitiveness issues for the Japanese
Environmental Economics and Policy Studies,
16(1):89–110, January 2014,
Toshi H. Arimura , Hanae Tamechika,
- "Climate policy and fiscal constraints: do tax interactions outweigh
Energy Economics, 34(supplement 2): S218–S227,
- "Comparing policies to combat emissions leakage: border carbon
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,
64(2):199–216, September 2012,
- "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,
2011, with Paul
- "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 Ashley Winston.
- "Output-based Allocation of Emissions Permits for Mitigating Tax
and Trade Interactions,"
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, and
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).
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University.
Econ-542, International Trade, Masters program, School of Foreign
Service (Fall 2004). Econ-243, International Trade, Undergraduate
program (Spring 2006, Fall 2007).
Adjunct Assistant Professor, American University. Econ-784,
Ph.D. Seminar in International Trade and Finance, Fall 2005.
Graduate Student Instructor, 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