Michele Ruta

Economic Research Division, WTO

Economist

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Columbia Business School - Economics Department

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20431

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

The Global Trade Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural?

IMF Working Paper No. 15/6
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Feb 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 277 (85,679)

Abstract:

International trade, Income, Gross domestic product, Demand, Global Trade Slowdown, Trade Elasticity, gdp, recession, value, goods, protectionism, investment, aggregate demand, value added, exports, projections, real gdp, economic outlook, consumption, financial crisis, equilibrium, wto, variables, growth rate, trade barriers, structural change, financial crises, benchmark, inputs, industrialization, regression analysis, debt, trade policies, wages, forecasts, export growth, central bank, inventory, statistical analysis, trends, elasticity of substitution, business cycles, exchange rates, income elasticity of demand, national income, trade liberalization, credit, endogenous variables

The Global Trade Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7158
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 110 (199,207)

Abstract:

International Trade and Trade Rules

International Trade in Natural Resources: Practice and Policy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michele Ruta and Anthony J. Venables
Economic Research Division, WTO and University of Oxford
Downloads 235 (102,044)
Citation 1

Abstract:

natural resources, trade, export tax, tariff escalation, OPEC, WTO, terms of trade

International Trade in Natural Resources: Practice and Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3778
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Michele Ruta and Anthony J. Venables
Economic Research Division, WTO and University of Oxford
Downloads 67 (273,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

natural resources, trade, export tax, tariff escalation, OPEC, WTO, terms of trade

International Trade in Natural Resources: Practice and Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8903
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Michele Ruta and Anthony J. Venables
Economic Research Division, WTO and University of Oxford
Downloads 6 (518,625)
Citation 1

Abstract:

export tax, natural resources, OPEC, tariff escalation, terms of trade, trade, WTO

International Trade in Natural Resources: Practice and Policy

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 331-352, 2012
Posted: 22 Sep 2012
Michele Ruta and Anthony J. Venables
Economic Research Division, WTO and University of Oxford

Abstract:

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The Relationship between Exchange Rates and International Trade: A Literature Review

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3868
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Marc Auboin and Michele Ruta
World Trade Organization (WTO) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 235 (48,922)
Citation 1

Abstract:

exchange rates, volatility, misalignments, international trade flows

The Economics of Permissible WTO Retaliation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2008
Chad P. Bown and Michele Ruta
Peterson Institute for International Economics and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 101 (211,867)

Abstract:

WTO, DSU, arbitrations, reciprocity, retaliation, market access, terms-of-trade externality

The Economics of Permissible WTO Retaliation

WTO Staff Working Paper ERSD-2008-04
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Oct 2008
Chad P. Bown and Michele Ruta
Peterson Institute for International Economics and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 67 (273,980)

Abstract:

WTO, DSU, arbitrations, reciprocity, retaliation, market access, terms-of-trade externality

5.

The Relationship between Exchange Rates and International Trade: A Review of Economic Literature

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2011
Marc Auboin and Michele Ruta
World Trade Organization (WTO) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 155 (91,418)
Citation 1

Abstract:

exchange rates, volatility, misalignments, international trade

Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Export Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3783
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Paolo E. Giordani, Nadia Rocha and Michele Ruta
LUISS "Guido Carli" University, World Trade Organization and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 94 (222,628)

Abstract:

loss aversion, export policy, multiplier effect, food crisis, WTO

Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Export Policy

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Michele Ruta, Nadia Rocha and Paolo E. Giordani
Economic Research Division, WTO, World Trade Organization and LUISS "Guido Carli" University
Downloads 32 (379,795)

Abstract:

loss aversion, export policy, multiplier effect, food crisis, WTO

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Citation 2

A Commitment Theory of Subsidy Agreements

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Daniel Brou and Michele Ruta
University of Western Ontario and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 37 (360,409)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Trade Agreements, Trade Policy Credibility, Subsidy Rules, GATT/WTO

A Commitment Theory of Subsidy Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3945
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Oct 2012
Daniel Brou and Michele Ruta
University of Western Ontario and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 35 (367,852)
Citation 2

Abstract:

trade agreements, trade policy credibility, subsidy rules, GATT/WTO

8.

The Allocation of Competencies in an International Union: A Positive Analysis

ECB Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
Michele Ruta
Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 65 (266,563)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Political economy, international unions, fiscal federalism, lobbying

9.

The Value of Domestic Subsidy Rules in Trade Agreements

World Trade Organization Staff Working Paper ERSD-2009-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2009
Michele Ruta, Daniel Brou and Edoardo Campanella
Economic Research Division, WTO, University of Western Ontario and World Trade Organization (WTO)
Downloads 59 (282,222)
Citation 2

Abstract:

WTO/GATT, Subsidy Rules, Trade Agreements, Trade Policy Credibility

10.

Coordination Failures in Immigration Policy

World Trade Organization Staff Working Paper No. ERSD-2011-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Michele Ruta and Paolo E. Giordani
Economic Research Division, WTO and LUISS "Guido Carli" University
Downloads 57 (284,596)

Abstract:

Immigration policy, cross-border externalities, coordination failures, multilateral institutions

11.

Depreciations Without Exports? Global Value Chains and the Exchange Rate Elasticity of Exports

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7390
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 50 (165,749)

Abstract:

International Trade and Trade Rules

Natural Resources and Non-Cooperative Trade Policy

World Trade Organization Economic Research and Statistics Division Staff Working Paper No. ERSD-2011-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2011
World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division, Economic Research Division, WTO and University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland - Geneva School of Business Administration
Downloads 43 (339,518)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Natural Resources, Export Taxes, Tariff Escalation, Prisoner's Dilemma, WTO

Natural Resources and Non-Cooperative Trade Policy

International Economics and Economic Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland - Geneva School of Business Administration, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division and Economic Research Division, WTO

Abstract:

Natural Resources, Export Taxes, Tariff Escalation, Prisoners' Dilemma, WTO

13.

Trade Imbalances and Multilateral Trade Cooperation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Juan A. Marchetti, Michele Ruta and Robert Teh
World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research Division, WTO and World Trade Organization (WTO)
Downloads 29 (374,586)

Abstract:

trade imbalance, current account, exchange rates, international policy coordination, WTO, international sanctions

14.

Economic Theories of Political (Dis)integration

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1-21, February 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Michele Ruta
Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 24 (405,610)
Citation 6

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15.

Special Interests and the Gains from Political Integration

Economics & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 191-218, July 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Daniel Brou and Michele Ruta
University of Western Ontario and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 23 (410,515)
Citation 4

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16.

Trade Imbalances and Multilateral Trade Cooperation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4050
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Juan A. Marchetti, Michele Ruta and Robert Teh
World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research Division, WTO and World Trade Organization (WTO)
Downloads 21 (396,186)

Abstract:

global imbalances, multilateral trade rules, international governance

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Citation 1

Self-Confirming Immigration Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3762
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Paolo E. Giordani and Michele Ruta
LUISS "Guido Carli" University and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 17 (457,397)
Citation 1

Abstract:

immigration policy, skilled/unskilled workers, small economy, multiple equilibria

Self-Confirming Immigration Policy

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michele Ruta and Paolo E. Giordani
Economic Research Division, WTO and LUISS "Guido Carli" University
Downloads 3 (533,861)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Immigration policy, skilled/unskilled workers, small economy, multiple equilibria

18.

Capital Flow Deflection

IMF Working Paper No. 14/145
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
LUISS "Guido Carli" University, Economic Research Division, WTO, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Maryland
Downloads 19 (349,288)

Abstract:

Capital flows, Capital controls, Capital inflows, Spillovers, Econometric models, cross-border spillovers, policy response., capital flow, capital inflow, real gdp, growth rate, gdp growth, gdp growth rate, gdp per capita, capital control, capital outflows, management of capital flows, international capital flows, international capital, real effective exchange rate, capital market, capital account liberalization, cost of capital, capital account restrictions, exogenous shocks, volatile capital flows, volatility of capital flows, capital outflow, growth rates, volatile capital, domestic capital, determinants of capital flows, stock market, debt securities, bond yields, stringent capital contr

19.

Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy

IMF Working Paper No. 14/182
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
Paolo E. Giordani, Nadia Rocha and Michele Ruta
LUISS "Guido Carli" University, World Trade Organization and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 11 (415,509)

Abstract:

Food prices, Commodity price shocks, Trade policy, Econometric models, Loss aversion, Multiplier effect, Food crisis., domestic price, world price, global trade, import tariff, import subsidy, export supply, import demand, export taxes

20.

The WTO and Preferential Trade Agreements: From Co-Existence to Coherence

WTO World Trade Report, 2011
Number of pages: 256 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division, World Trade Organization (WTO), World Trade Organization (WTO), World Trade Organization (WTO), University of Oxford, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division, World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division, Economic Research Division, WTO, World Trade Organization (WTO) and World Trade Organization (WTO)
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Abstract:

World trade organization, WTO, preferential trade agreemtns, PTA, FTA

A Political Economy Model of Merger Policy in International Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6894
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Massimo Motta and Michele Ruta
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 5 (523,720)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Antitrust policy, European Union, Lobbying, Mergers

A Political Economy Model of Merger Policy in International Markets

Economica, Vol. 79, Issue 313, pp. 115-136, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Massimo Motta and Michele Ruta
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 2 (540,403)
Citation 1

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22.

The Immigration Policy Puzzle

Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 922-935, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Paolo E. Giordani and Michele Ruta
LUISS "Guido Carli" University and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 2 (514,527)
Citation 3

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Deep Integration and UK-EU Trade Relations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7947
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Alen Mulabdic, Alberto Osnago and Michele Ruta
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), World Bank and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (268,687)

Abstract:

International Trade and Trade Rules

24.

Non-Tariff Measures and the World Trading System

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7661
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 17 May 2016
Josh Ederington and Michele Ruta
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (246,659)

Abstract:

International Trade and Trade Rules

25.

Does the Global Trade Slowdown Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7673
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 May 2016
Cristina Neagu, Aaditya Mattoo and Michele Ruta
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (289,287)

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, International Trade and Trade Rules, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

26.

Deep Trade Agreements and Vertical FDI: The Devil is in the Details

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7464
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alberto Osnago, Nadia Rocha and Michele Ruta
Independent, World Trade Organization and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (333,307)

Abstract:

Trade and Multilateral Issues, Rules of Origin, International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade Policy, Trade Facilitation

27.

Global Value Chains and the Exchange Rate Elasticity of Exports

IMF Working Paper No. 15/252
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (284,596)

Abstract:

Real Exchange Rate, Global Value Chains, exports, exchange, value, elasticity, trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, All Countries,

28.

Rentā€Seeking, Market Structure, and Growth

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 3, pp. 878-901, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Daniel Brou and Michele Ruta
University of Western Ontario and Economic Research Division, WTO
Downloads 0 (532,661)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economic growth, entrepreneurship, political economy, R&D, welfare

29.

Why Lisbon Fails

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 145-164, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Michele Ruta
Economic Research Division, WTO

Abstract:

European Union, structural reforms, lobbying, growth

30.

Political Pressures and Exchange Rate Stability in Emerging Market Economies

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 1-32, May 2008
Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Ester Faia, Massimo Giuliodori and Michele Ruta
Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Economic Research Division, WTO

Abstract:

exporters and financial lobbies, exchange rate stability