Reginald Jones

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The authors present direct evidence on price level convergence in Europe, using a unique data set. They then investigate how much of the recent differences in national inflation rates in the euro area can be explained by faster rising prices in the low-cost euro countries (i.e. by price level convergence within Europe). Between 1990 and 1999, prices became(More)
We are grateful to the International Motor Vehicle Program, Wharton's Reginald Jones Center for Strategy Research, and the Wharton e-Business Initiative for financial support. We have had many long and fruitful discussions on related matters with our colleague John Paul MacDuffie. Participants at Brookings " The E-Business Transformation " conference in(More)
, deputy assistant secretary for international trade and investment policy of the US Treasury (1977–79), and director of the international tax staff at the Treasury (1974–76). Hufbauer has written numerous books on international trade, investment, and tax issues, including Figuring Out the Doha Round Figuring Out the Doha Round (2010). We know what it takes(More)
Frustrated with lackluster momentum in the WTO Doha Round and the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, and mindful of free trade agreement (FTA) networks centered on the United States and Europe, Asian countries have joined the FTA game. By 2005, Asian countries (excluding China) had ratified 14 bilateral and regional FTAs and had negotiated but(More)
The authors thank John Gilbert for his computable general equilibrium analysis and helpful suggestions on the paper. Larry Summers suggested the core idea that inspired this paper: trying to distinguish the impact of policy liberalization from the effects of technology and falling transportation costs in promoting the growth of trade and foreign direct(More)
deputy assistant secretary for international trade and investment policy of the US Treasury (1977–79); and director of the international tax staff at the Treasury (1974–76). His numerous publications include The Ex-Im Bank in the 21st Century (2001). Meera Fickling and Woan Foong Wong are research analysts at the Peterson Institute for International(More)