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Alan Spearot

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

University of California, Santa Cruz

PhD, MS - University of Wisconsin

BSE - University of Michigan

acspearot@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

current projects

 

  Tariffs, Competition, and the Long of Firm Heterogeneity Models, January 2014

    Current Shape Estimates (disclaimer).  Old version focused on two-country model

 

  Relaxing CAFE: Foreign Direct Investment, NAFTA, and Domestic Product Standards, September 2013

    with Phillip McCalman, revise and resubmit at Canadian Journal of Economics

 

  Product and Production Differentiation in Trade Models, in progress

    with Damoun Ashournia and Georg Schaur

 

  Outsourcing and Service Quality:  The Case of Tele-radiology, in progress

    with Nathan Tefft

 

  Foreign Acquisitions and Industry Productivity:  Evidence from US Tariff Cuts, in progress

    with Federico Diez

 

  Evaluating the Effects of a GSP Program: A Regression Discontinuity Approach, in progress

 

publications

 

  Core Competencies, Matching, and the Structure of FDI, Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming

    with Federico Diez, Online Appendix

 

  Why Trucks Jump:  Offshoring and Product Characteristics, Journal of International Economics, September 2013

    with Phillip McCalman, Online Appendix

 

  Market Access, Investment, and Heterogeneous Firms, International Economic Review, May 2013

    Online Appendix - Old Working Paper - Really Old Working paper

 

  Variable Demand Elasticities and Tariff Liberalization, Journal of International Economics, January 2013

    Online Appendix

 

  Firm heterogeneity, New Investment, and Acquisitions, Journal of Industrial Economics, March 2012, Lead Article

 

teaching

 

  188 – Management in the Global Economy

  113 - Introduction to Econometrics

  240 - PhD Trade Theory

 

links

 

  UCSC applied micro/intl grad workshop

  UCSC applied micro/intl department seminar

  West Coast Trade Workshop

  Professor Rock

 

 

 

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