Prof. Paolo Epifani
Professor of International Economics, GEP China coordinator, School of Economics
199 Taikang East Road
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PhD in Economics (Università Politecnica delle Marche),
MSc in Economics (Bocconi University, Milan),
Five-year Degree in Economics and Social Sciences (Bocconi University).
Paolo Epifani is Professor of International Economics at the University of Nottingham. His primary research is focused on the theory and empirics of international trade. His recent work analyses, in particular, the effects of globalization and trade policy on: domestic and international institutions, international specialisation and the geography of economic activity, market structure and mark-ups, the organisation of firms and export behaviour, income distribution and wage inequality.
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Teaching and learning
- “Global Imbalances Revisited: The Transfer Problem and Transport Costs in Monopolistic Competition,” with Gino Gancia, CEPR D.P. 11014 (December 2015). Revision requested by the Journal of International Economics.
- “Monopolistic Competition: CES Redux?” (2014), with Paolo Bertoletti, Journal of International Economics 93, pp. 227-238.
- “Trade Imbalances, Export Structure and Wage Inequality” (2014), with Rosario Crinò, The Economic Journal124, pp. 507-539.
- “Productivity, Quality and Export Behaviour” (2012), with Rosario Crinò,The Economic Journal 122, pp. 1206-1243.
- “Trade, Markup Heterogeneity and Misallocations” (2011), with Gino Gancia, Journal of International Economics83(1), pp. 1-13.
- “Openness, Government Size and the Terms of Trade” (2009), with Gino Gancia, The Review of Economic Studies 76, pp. 629-668.
- “The Skill Bias of World Trade” (2008), with Gino Gancia,The Economic Journal 118, pp. 927-960.
- “Increasing Returns, Imperfect Competition and Factor Prices” (2006), with Gino Gancia, The Review of Economics and Statistics 88(4), pp. 583-598.
- ““GATT-Think” with Asymmetric Countries” (2006), with Juliette Vitaloni, The Review of International Economics 14(3), pp. 427-444.
- “Heckscher-Ohlin and Agglomeration” (2005), Regional Science and Urban Economics 35, pp. 645-657.
- “Trade, Migration and Regional Unemployment” (2005), with Gino Gancia, Regional Science and Urban Economics 35, pp. 625-644.