Frederic Robert-Nicoud

University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

40, boulevard du Pont-d'Arve

Geneva 4, CH-1211

Switzerland

http://www.unige.ch/ses/ecopo/staff/robert/home.html

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

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Offshoring: General Equilibrium Effects on Wages, Production and Trade

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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offshoring, general equilibrium, trade

Offshoring: General Equilibrium Effects on Wages, Production and Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w12991
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2010
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Offshoring: General Equilibrium Effects on Wages, Production and Trade

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6218
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 May 2008
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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inter-industry trade, intra-industry trade, offshoring, shadow migration, trade theorems

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The Impact of Trade on Intraindustry Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity: A Comment

NBER Working Paper No. w10718
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Entry and Asymmetric Lobbying: Why Governments Pick Losers

NBER Working Paper No. w8756
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Feb 2002
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Entry and Asymmetric Lobbying: Why Governments Pick Losers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5671
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jul 2006
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Lobbying, sunk costs, sunset industries

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Trade and Growth with Heterogenous Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5563
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2006
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Trade and endogenous growth, heterogeneous firms, dynamic versus static efficiency

Trade and Growth with Heterogenous Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w12326
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Trade-in-Goods and Trade-in-Tasks: An Integrating Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w15882
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Richard Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Trade-in-Goods and Trade-in-Tasks: An Integrating Framework

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7775
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Richard Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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globalisation, offshoring, trade in tasks, trade theory

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Tempora Mutantur: In Search of a New Testament for NEG

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Kristian Behrens and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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New Economic Geography, core-periphery model

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Protection for Sale Made Easy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5452
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Protection for sale, endogenous protection

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Can South-South Trade Liberalisation Stimulate North-South Trade?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5699
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Marco Fugazza and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
United Nations - Trade Analysis Branch and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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South-South trade, market access, input-output linkages, value chain

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Off-Shoring of Business Services and Deindustrialization: Threat or Opportunity - and for Whom?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5617
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Outsourcing, wage inequality, communication costs

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The Structure of Simple 'New Economic Geography' Models

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4326
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Apr 2004
Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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New economic geography, natural state space, number of steady-states, stability, hysteresis

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Highways, Market Access, and Spatial Sorting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6770
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Stephan Fretz, Raphael Parchet and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Swissgrid, University of Lugano and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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transportation, highway, market access, income sorting

Highways, Market Access, and Spatial Sorting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12437
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Stephan Fretz, Raphael Parchet and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Swissgrid, University of Lugano and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Highway, Income sorting, market access, Transportation

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The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity: A Comment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4634
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Nov 2004
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Trade liberalization, endogenous growth, heterogenous firms, dynamic versus static efficiency

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The Role of Human Capital Investments in the Location Decisions of Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3875
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Niko Matouschek and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Firm location, human capital investment

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Trade and Growth with Heterogeneous Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4965
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Trade and endogenous growth, heterogeneous firms, dynamic versus static efficiency

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Agglomeration and Welfare: The Core-Periphery Model in the Light of Bentham, Kaldor and Rawls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4715
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Sylvie Charlot, Carl Gaigne, Frederic Robert-Nicoud and Jacques-François Thisse
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - Dijon, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Agglomeration, welfare, economic geography, compensation mechanism

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The Optimal Distribution of Population Across Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w22823
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
David Albouy, Kristian Behrens, Frederic Robert-Nicoud and Nathan Seegert
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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The Optimal Distribution of Population Across Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11616
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
David Albouy, Kristian Behrens, Frederic Robert-Nicoud and Nathan Seegert
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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City size, federal taxation., heterogeneous sites, local governments

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Labour Market Frictions, Job Insecurity and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4193
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2004
Niko Matouschek, Paolo Ramezzana and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Trade Commission and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Job insecurity, flexibility of employment relationships, private information

The 'Genome' of Neg Models with Vertical Linkages: A Positive and Normative Synthesis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4600
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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New economic geography, vertical linkages, welfare analysis

The 'Genome' of Neg Models With Vertical Linkages: A Positive and Normative Synthesis

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 113-139, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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F12, F15, F21, R12

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Productive Cities: Sorting, Selection and Agglomeration

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7922
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Kristian Behrens, Gilles Duranton and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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agglomeration, city size, selection, sorting, urban premium, Zipf's law

On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7604
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Christian A. L. Hilber and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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housing supply, land ownership, land use regulations, zoning

On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2013
Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Christian A. L. Hilber and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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Land use regulations, zoning, land ownership, housing supply

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Survival of the Fittest in Cities: Agglomeration, Selection, and Polarisation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7018
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Kristian Behrens and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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agglomeration, entrepreneur heterogeneity, firm selection, income inequalities, urban systems, urbanization

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A Simple Model of the Juggernaut Effect of Trade Liberalisation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6607
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Lobbying, Multilateral Trade Negotiations

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Agglomeration Theory with Heterogeneous Agents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10184
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Kristian Behrens and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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agglomeration, city-size distribution, heterogeneous agents, inequality, selection, sorting

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The 'Emulator Effect' of the Uruguay Round on US Regionalism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7703
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Marco Fugazza and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
United Nations - Trade Analysis Branch and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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Multilateralism, Regionalism, Stumbling bloc, Uruguay Round

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On the Heterogeneous Effect of Trade on Unemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11540
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Céline Carrère, Marco Fugazza, Marcelo Olarreaga and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva, United Nations - Trade Analysis Branch, University of Geneva and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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search frictions, Trade, Unemployment

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Trade and Towns: Heterogeneous Adjustment to a Border Shock

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10886
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Marius Brülhart, Céline Carrère and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Geneva and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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city size, natural experiment, spatial adjustment, trade liberalization

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Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10692
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2019
Céline Carrère, Anja Grujovic and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva, University of Geneva and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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labor market frictions, trade, unemployment

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Trade in Unemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9916
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Céline Carrère, Marco Fugazza, Marcelo Olarreaga and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva, United Nations - Trade Analysis Branch, University of Geneva and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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search unemployment, trade

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Labor Market Reform, Job Insecurity, and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship

European Economic Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Niko Matouschek, Paolo Ramezzana and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Trade Commission and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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search, bargaining, asymmetric information

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The 'Emulator Effect' of the Uruguay Round on U.S. Regionalism

Posted: 08 Sep 2008
Marco Fugazza and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
United Nations - Trade Analysis Branch and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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Regionalism, Multilateralism, Stumbling bloc, Uruguay Round

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The Structure of Simple `New Economic Geography` Models (or, on Identical Twins)

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 201-234, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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JEL classifications: C62, D58, F12, R12

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Free Trade Agreements Without Delocation

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, No. 3, August 2000
Posted: 06 Jun 2001
Richard E. Baldwin and Frederic Robert-Nicoud
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics

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