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Dennis Novy

Dennis Novy

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 50046

Email: D dot Novy at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.90

Twitter: @DennisNovy 


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Associate Professor of Economics

Dennis Novy is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He is also an Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics and was the Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), 2013/14. He received a PhD from the University of Cambridge.

Research Interests

  • International Trade
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic History

Working Papers

"Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Spatial Aggregation" Also available as CEPR Discussion Paper #11226 and as Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2016/006 (with Cletus Coughlin). See the related policy column at VoxEU.

"Trade and Uncertainty" Also available as NBER Working Paper #19941 and CEPR Discussion Paper #9888 and CESifo Working Paper #4819 (with Alan M. Taylor). See the policy column at VoxEU.

"Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century" with David Jacks


Recent TV Interviews


Publications

"Trade Costs, 1870-2000" American Economic Review 98(2), Papers & Proceedings, May 2008, pp. 529-534 (with David Jacks and Christopher Meissner). See the policy column at VoxEU and the article in the Financial Times.

"Trade Costs in the First Wave of Globalization" Explorations in Economic History 47(2), April 2010, pp. 127-141. Also available as NBER Working Paper #12602 (with David Jacks and Christopher Meissner). The data set is available here.

"Trade Costs and the Open Macroeconomy" Scandinavian Journal of Economics 112(3), September 2010, pp. 514-545.

"Trade Booms, Trade Busts, and Trade Costs" Journal of International Economics 83(2), March 2011, pp. 185-201. Also available as NBER Working Paper #15267 (with David Jacks and Christopher Meissner). The data set is available here. Also see the related policy column at VoxEU and the EBook chapter on the role of trade costs in the great trade collapse of 2008/09. Also see the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) update of Novy comprehensive trade cost measure from 2000 to 2009.

"Gravity, Trade Integration, and Heterogeneity across Industries" Journal of International Economics 85(2), November 2011, pp. 206-221. Online appendix available here. Previous version entitled "International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach" available as CEPR Discussion Paper #7103 (with Natalie Chen). See the policy column at VoxEU.

"On the Measurement of Trade Costs: Direct vs. Indirect Approaches to Quantifying Standards and Technical Regulations" World Trade Review 11(3), July 2012, pp. 401-414. Also available as CEPR Discussion Paper #8883 (with Natalie Chen).

"Gravity Redux: Measuring International Trade Costs with Panel Data" Economic Inquiry 51(1), January 2013, pp. 101-121. 2013 Best Article Award for publication in Economic Inquiry. Also available as CEP Discussion Paper #1114 and CESifo Working Paper #3616. The data set is available for download here. Also see the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) update of Novy comprehensive trade cost measure from 2000 to 2009.

"International Trade without CES: Estimating Translog Gravity" Journal of International Economics 89(2), March 2013, pp. 271-282 (lead article). Online appendix available here. Also available as CEPR Discussion Paper #9125. See the policy column at VoxEU.

"Is the International Border Effect Larger than the Domestic Border Effect? Evidence from U.S. Trade" CESifo Economic Studies 59(2), June 2013, pp. 249-276. Also available as Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2009/057 (with Cletus Coughlin).


Affiliations

Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Associate, Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics
Research Associate, Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE)
Research Fellow, CESifo, Munich


Conferences Organised

Warwick conference: "CAGE International Trade Research Day 2015", The Shard London, May 2015

CEPR/CAGE/ECARES conference: "Global Fragmentation of Production and Trade Policy", Brussels, September 2014

Warwick conference: "CAGE International Trade Research Day 2013", Warwick University, May 2013

LSE/Warwick conference: "CAGE/CEP Workshop on Trade Policy in a Globalised World", Venice, June 2012

Warwick conference: "CAGE International Trade Research Day", Warwick University, February 2011

Venice conference: "Trade Costs and International Trade Integration: Past, Present and Future", Venice, June 2010


Teaching

EC106 Introduction to Quantitative Economics

EC123 Mathematical Techniques B

EC336 International Trade

EC9B3 Topics in Macroeconomics and International Economics


Blogs and Links for Students

VoxEU.org 

FT Alphaville 

Greg Mankiw's Blog 

Dani Rodrik's Blog

Economist's View

Brad DeLong's Blog 

Economic Principals

EconLog 

Marginal Revolution

Paul Krugman's Blog 

Stephen Williamson's Blog

Freakonomics Blog

Why study economics?

Graduate Studies in Economics (hosted by the AEA)