International and Global Challenges
This inaugural conference addressed major international and global challenges on April 25-26, 2008
Bureau for Research in the Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)
The conference brought to Brown approximately 40 of the worlds top junior and senior micro development economists on May 1-2, 2008. The Brown Bread Fellows, Andrew Foster, Kaivan Munshi, and Mark Pitt, organized the conference.
Trade Volumes, Trade Partners, and Economic Growth
Yona Rubinstein, Economics
This research examines the underlying channels through which trade policies affect growth by evaluating the impact of trade volumes and trade partners on growth and by re-evaluating the foundations of trade and economic growth.
International Trade and the Great Divergence
Oded Galor, Economics
This research examines how the expansion of international trade affects demographic changes and economic growth.
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The Effects of Cross-Country Capital Raisings
Juan Carlos Gozzi, Economics
Ross Levine, Economics
This research examines the causes and consequences of international cross-listings and capital raisings.
State-Owned Banks: The Case of Germany
Martin Goetz, Economics
Andrew K. Rose
B.T. Rocca Professor
Economic Analysis and Policy
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley
Alan Taylor, Davis
Director, Center for the Evolution of the Global Economy
Department of Economics
University of California, Davis
The Center will fund projects on a competitive basis. Funding opportunities will be open to Brown faculty, and in exceptional cases doctoral students. Although the discipline of economics will naturally constitute the core of the Centers agenda and activities, the Center will foster activities and multi-disciplinary dialogue to achieve its goals of fostering path-breaking, policy-relevant research and teaching in international economics.