Recent Submissions

  • Revisiting the Evidence on Trade Policy Preferences 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius) (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2010-11)
    Past literature has found evidence that labor market attributes affect individuals’ trade policy preferences in a manner consistent with theories of international trade. This paper shows that, with the exception of ...
  • CEO Turnover and Foreign Market Participation 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Wooster, Rossitza B. (Rossitza Bouneva), 1971- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-03)
    Anecdotal evidence suggests that new CEOs with foreign backgrounds direct their firms to become more international in their operations. We examine this hypothesis formally using data on U.S. S&P-500 manufacturing firms ...
  • Industrial groupings and foreign direct investment 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Ellis, Christopher J.; Fausten, Dietrich (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-03)
    We explore worldwide foreign direct investment location decisions by Japanese manufacturing firms from 1985 through 1991. Our conditional logit estimates provide evidence that firms’ location decisions are affected by ...
  • Technology, Agglomeration, and Regional Competition for Investment 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Kolpin, Van (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-09-01)
    The active "courting" of firms by municipalities, regions, and even nations has a long-standing history and the competition for firm location through a wide variety of incentives seems to have escalated to new heights in ...
  • Estimating The Knowledge-Capital Model of the Multinational Enterprise: Comment 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Davies, Ronald B.; Head, Keith (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-03-01)
    No abstract was submitted.
  • Networking and Foreign Direct Investment Activity 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Wooster, Rossitza B. (Rossitza Bouneva), 1971- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-09-01)
    We conduct an empirical investigation into whether networking effects affect foreign direct investment (FDI) activity. Using bibliographical information on CEOs’ birth and education locations, we are able to identify changes ...
  • Tariff-jumping FDI and Domestic Firms’ Profits 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Tomlin, KaSaundra, 1969-; Wilson, Wesley W. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-06-01)
    Studies of the welfare implications of trade policy often do not take account of the potential for tariff-jumping FDI to mitigate positive gains to domestic producers. We use event study methodology to examine the market ...
  • Do Bilateral Tax Treaties Promote Foreign Investment? 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Davies, Ronald B. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2001-06-01)
    We explore the impact of bilateral tax treaties on foreign direct investment using data from OECD countries over the period 1982-1992. We find that recent treaty formation does not promote new investment, contrary to the ...
  • The Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties on U.S. FDI Activity 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Davies, Ronald B. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2001-01-01)
    The effects of bilateral tax treaties on FDI activity have been unexplored, despite significant ongoing activities by countries to negotiate and ratify these treaties. This paper estimates the impact of bilateral tax ...
  • Technology, Agglomeration, and Regional Competition for Investment 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Kolpin, Van (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2001-06-01)
    The active "courting" of firms by municipalities, regions, and even nations has a long-standing history and the competition for firm location through a wide variety of incentives seems to have escalated to new heights in ...
  • Dynamic Pricing in the Presence of Antidumping Policy: Theory and Evidence 

    Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Park, Jee-Hyeong (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2001-07-01)
    Antidumping (AD) duties are calculated as the difference between the foreign firm’s product price in the export market and some definition of "normal" or "fair" value, often the foreign firm’s product price in its own ...