James E. Anderson

Department of Economics
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Tel: 617/552-3691
Fax: 617/552-2308

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NBER Program Affiliations: ITI
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Boston College

NBER Working Papers and Publications

January 2018N-S Trade with Weak Institutions
August 2017Trade and Investment in the Global Economy
with Mario Larch, Yoto V. Yotov: w23757
May 2017Short Run Gravity
with Yoto V. Yotov: w23458

Published: James E. Anderson & Yoto V. Yotov, 2020. "Short run gravity," Journal of International Economics, vol 126. citation courtesy of

September 2015Dark Costs, Missing Data: Shedding Some Light on Services Trade
with Ingo Borchert, Aaditya Mattoo, Yoto V. Yotov: w21546

Published: James E. Anderson & Ingo Borchert & Aaditya Mattoo & Yoto V. Yotov, 2018. "Dark Costs, Missing Data: Shedding Some Light on Services Trade," European Economic Review, . citation courtesy of

July 2015Growth and Trade with Frictions: A Structural Estimation Framework
with Mario Larch, Yoto V. Yotov: w21377

Published: James E Anderson & Mario Larch & Yoto V Yotov, 2020. "Transitional Growth and Trade with Frictions: A Structural Estimation Framework," The Economic Journal, vol 130(630), pages 1583-1607.

January 2014Intra-national Trade Costs: Measurement and Aggregation
with Delina E. Agnosteva, Yoto V. Yotov: w19872

Published: Agnosteva, Delina E., James E. Anderson, and Yoto V. Yotov, "Intra-National Trade Costs: Assaying Regional Frictions," European Economic Review, 2019, 112 (February), 32-50.

December 2013Revenue Tariff Reform
with J. Peter Neary: w19752

Published: Journal of International Economics Volume 98, January 2016, Pages 150–159 Cover image Sufficient statistics for tariff reform when revenue matters ☆ James E. Andersona, b, , J. Peter Nearyc, d, e,

February 2013Gravity, Scale and Exchange Rates
with Mykyta Vesselovsky, Yoto V. Yotov: w18807
February 2012Gold Standard Gravity
with Yoto V. Yotov: w17835
December 2011The Incidence of Geography on Canada's Services Trade
with Catherine A. Milot, Yoto V. Yotov: w17630

Published: HOW MUCH DOES GEOGRAPHY DEFLECT SERVICES TRADE? CANADIAN ANSWERS James E. Anderson1,*, Catherine A. Milot2 andYoto V. Yotov3,† International Economic Review Volume 55, Issue 3, pages 791–818, August 2014

April 2011Terms of Trade and Global Efficiency Effects of Free Trade Agreements, 1990-2002
with Yoto V. Yotov: w17003

Published: Anderson, James E. & Yotov, Yoto V., 2016. "Terms of trade and global efficiency effects of free trade agreements, 1990–2002," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(C), pages 279-298. citation courtesy of

December 2010The Gravity Model

Published: James E. Anderson, 2011. "The Gravity Model," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 133-160, 09. citation courtesy of

August 2010Specialization: Pro- and Anti-globalizing, 1990-2002
with Yoto V. Yotov: w16301
January 2009Gravity, Productivity and the Pattern of Production and Trade
Globalization and Income Distribution: A Specific Factors Continuum Approach

Published: The Specific Factors Continuum Model, with Implications for Globalization and Income Risk James E. Anderson Revised, July 2011 Journal of International Economics, 85, 174-85.

October 2008The Changing Incidence of Geography
with Yoto V. Yotov: w14423

Published: James E. Anderson & Yoto V. Yotov, 2010. "The Changing Incidence of Geography," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(5), pages 2157-86, December. citation courtesy of

May 2008Does Trade Foster Contract Enforcement?

Published: James Anderson, 2009. "Does trade foster contract enforcement?," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 105-130, October. citation courtesy of

Consistent Trade Policy Aggregation

Published: James E. Anderson, 2009. "Consistent Trade Policy Aggregation," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 50(3), pages 903-927, 08. citation courtesy of

October 2006Commercial Policy in a Predatory World
September 2004Welfare vs. Market Access: The Implications of Tariff Structure for Tariff Reform
with J. Peter Neary: w10730

Published: Anderson, James E. & Neary, J. Peter, 2007. "Welfare versus market access: The implications of tariff structure for tariff reform," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(1), pages 187-205, March.

May 2004Trade Costs
with Eric van Wincoop: w10480

Published: Anderson, Jemes E. and Eric van Wincoop. "Trade Costs," Journal of Economic Literature, 2004, v42(3,Sep), 691-751. citation courtesy of

April 2004Political Pressure Deflection
with Maurizio Zanardi: w10439

Published: James Anderson & Maurizio Zanardi, 2009. "Political pressure deflection," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 141(1), pages 129-150, October. citation courtesy of

March 2003Traders, Cops and Robbers

Published: Anderson, James E. & Bandiera, Oriana, 2006. "Traders, cops and robbers," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages 197-215, September. citation courtesy of

March 2002Imperfect Contract Enforcement
with Leslie Young: w8847
October 2001Borders, Trade and Welfare
with Eric van Wincoop: w8515
September 2001From Wild West to the Godfather: Enforcement Market Structure
with Oriana Bandiera: w8469

Published: Anderson, James E. and Oriana Bandiera. “Private Enforcement and Social Efficiency." Journal of Development Economics 77 (2005): 341-366.

July 2001Political Market Structure
with Thomas J. Prusa: w8371
January 2001Gravity with Gravitas: A Solution to the Border Puzzle
with Eric van Wincoop: w8079

Published: Anderson, James E. and Eric Van Wincoop. "Gravity And Gravitas: A Solution To The Border Puzzle," American Economic Review, 2003, v93(1,Mar), 170-192. citation courtesy of

May 2000Trade Implies Law: The Power of the Weak
with Leslie Young: w7702
March 1999Trade, Insecurity, and Home Bias: An Empirical Investigation
with Douglas Marcouiller: w7000

Published: Anderson, James E. and Douglas Marcouiller. "Insecurity And The Pattern Of Trade: An Empirical Investigation," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, v84(2,May), 342-352.

January 1999The Mercantilist Index of Trade Policy
with J. Peter Neary: w6870

Published: Anderson, James E. and J. Peter Neary. "The Mercantilist Index Of Trade Policy," International Economic Review, 2003, v44(2,May), 627-649. citation courtesy of

October 1997Trade and Security,I: Anarchy
with Douglas Marcouiller: w6223
September 1997Revenue Neutral Trade Reform with Many Households, Quotas and Tariffs

Published: Anderson, J. E. "Trade Reform Diagnostics With Many Households, Quotas, And Tariffs," Review of International Economics, 2002, v10(2,May), 215-236.

February 1997The Uruguay Round and Welfare in Some Distorted Agricultural Economies

Published: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 56 (1998): 393-410. citation courtesy of

December 1996Effective Protection Redux

Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 44 (1998): 21-44.

November 1996Trade Reform with a Government Budget Constraint

Published: in Trade Policy and the Pacific Rim, J.Piggott and A.Woodland, eds., MacMilan for the IEA, 1999.

January 1991The Coefficient of Trade Utilization: The Cheese Case
in Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy, Robert E. Baldwin, editor
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