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S. McCorriston and I.M. Sheldon, "Economic Nationalism: US Trade Policy vs. Brexit", Working Paper, September 2019

I.M. Sheldon, "Brexit: Why did the 'chlorinated chicken' cross the pond?", Working Paper, May 2019

D.C.K. Chow and I.M. Sheldon, "Is Strict Reciprocity Required for Fair Trade?", Working Paper, August 2018

B. C. Anderson and I.M. Sheldon, "R&D Concentration in Soybean and Cotton Markets", Working Paper, August 2018

D.C.K. Chow, I.M. Sheldon, and W. McGuire, "How the United States Withdrawal From the Trans-Pacific Partnership Benefits China", Working Paper, August 2018

K. Heerman and I.M. Sheldon, "Increased economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region: What might be the potential impact on agricultural trade?", Working Paper, August 2018

K. Heerman and I.M. Sheldon, "Gravity and Comparative Advantage: Estimation of Trade Elasticities for the Agricutlural Sector", NBER Working Paper No. 24772, June 2018

I.M. Sheldon, D.C.K. Chow, and W. McGuire, "The Revival of Economic Nationalism and the Global Trading System", Working Paper, March 2018.

I.M. Sheldon, D.C.K. Chow, and W. McGuire, “Trade Liberalization and Institutional Constraints on Moves to Protectionism: Multilateralism vs. Regionalism,” Working Paper, December 2017.

K. Heerman and I.M. Sheldon, “Gravity and Comparative Advantage: Estimation of Trade Elasticities for the Agricultural Sector,” Working Paper, November 2017

I. M. Sheldon, "Economic and Legal Analysis of Climate Policy and Border Tax Adjustments: Federal vs. State Regulation," Working paper, November 2017

J. Eum, S.R. Thompson, and I.M. Sheldon, “Asymmetric Trade Costs: Agricultural Trade among Developing and Developed Countries,” Working Paper, August 2017

J. Eum, S.R. Thompson, and I.M. Sheldon, “Upgrading Food Product Quality: The Impact of Tariffs and Standards,” Working Paper, August 2017

I.M. Sheldon, “Certification Mechanisms for Credence Attributes of Foods: Does it Matter who provides Diagnosis,” Working Paper, November 2016

J. Eum, S.R. Thompson, and I.M. Sheldon, “Food Safety Standards and Quality Upgrading through Import Competition,” September 2016

K. Heerman and I.M. Sheldon, “Eco-Labelling and the Gains from Agricultural and Food trade: A Ricardian Approach," July 2016.

I.M. Sheldon, “The Competitiveness of Agricultural Product and Input Markets: A Review and Synthesis of Recent Research,” Working Paper, March 2016.

S. Hasan, A. Klaiber, and I.M. Sheldon, “Regional innovation policy in Taiwan and South Korea: Impact of science parks on firm-productivity distributions,” Working Paper, December 2015.

E. Tseng and I.M. Sheldon, “Quality Upgrading, Trade, and Market Structure in Food-Processing Industries,” Working Paper, December 2015.

I.M. Sheldon, B. Roe, and J. Olimov, “Regulation of Food Quality: Deep Capture and Economies of Scope between Innovation and Influence,” Working Paper, August 2015.

E. Tseng and I.M. Sheldon, "Food Processing Firms, Input Quality Upgrading and Trade."  Working Paper, November 2104.

S. Hasan, A. Klaiber, and I.M. Sheldon, "Selection, agglomeration and firm productivity in Taiwan: What impact on the high-tech sector?" Working Paper, April 2014.

I.M. Sheldon and S. McCorriston, "Climate Policy and Border Tax Adjustments: The Case of the North American Aluminum Industry," Working Paper, January 2014.

B. Anderson and I.M. Sheldon, "R&D Concentration under Endogenous Fixed Costs: Evidence from the Agricultural Biotechnology Industry", Working Paper, October 2013.

W. McGuire and I.M. Sheldon, "Voluntary Standards and International Trade: A Heterogeneous Firms Approach", Working Paper, October 2013.

S. Hasan and I.M. Sheldon, "Credit Constraints, Technology Choice and Exports: A Firm Level Study for Latin American Countries", Working Paper, September 2013.

M. Zhou and I.M. Sheldon, "The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Seed Technology Transfer through Trade: Evidence from US Field Crop Exports" Contributed Paper, IATRC Public Trade Policy Research and Analysis Symposium, Seville, Spain, June 2013

B. Anderson and I.M. Sheldon, "Endogenous R&D Investment and Market Structure: A Case Study of the Agricultural Biotechnology Sector," Selected Paper, Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2012

W. McGuire and I.M. Sheldon, "Voluntary Standards and International Trade: A heterogeneous Firms Approach" Selected Paper, AAEA Annual Meetings, Seattle, Washington, August 2012 

I.M. Sheldon and S. McCorriston, "Competitiveness, Carbon Leakage, and Border Tax Adjustments: Might Imperfect Competition Matter?" Invited Seminar, CUCEA, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico, February 2012

I.M. Sheldon and S. McCorriston, "Climate Policy, Carbon Leakage, and Competitiveness: How Might Border Tax Adjustments Help?" Selected Paper, AAEA Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2011

I.M. Sheldon, "North-South Trade and Food Standards: What Can General Equilibrium Tell Us?" Invited Paper, IATRC Theme Day, Fort Myers, Florida, December 2010

B. Anderson and I.M. Sheldon, "Extending Sutton's "Bounds: A Model of Endogenous Market Structure, Innovation, and Licensing," Selected Paper, Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2010

I.M. Sheldon, "Is There Anything New about Border Tax Adjustments and Climate Policy?" Invited Paper, AAEA Annual Meetings, Denver, Colorado, July 2010

M. Ramirez-Grajeda and I.M. Sheldon,"Trade Openness and City Interaction," UNU-WIDER Workshop, "Beyond the Tipping Point: Latin American Development in an Urban World, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2009

M. Ramirez-Grajeda and I.M. Sheldon, "Trade Openess and City Interaction", Contributed Paper, NARSC Meetings, Brooklyn, New York, November 2008.

I.M. Sheldon and M. Roberts, "U.S. Comparative Advantage in Bioenergy: A Heckscher-Ohlin-Ricardian Approach", Principal Paper, AAEA Annual Meetings, Orlando, Florida, July 2008