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Marius Brülhart       


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Academic career

  Ph.D., University of Dublin, Trinity College (1996)

  Lic.Rer.Pol., University of Fribourg (1991)

 

Positions held:

  Professor of Economics, Département d'économétrie et économie politique (DEEP), University of Lausanne (2002- )

  Assistant Professor of Economics, Département d'économétrie et économie politique (DEEP), University of Lausanne (1999-2002)

  Jean Monnet Lecturer in European Economics, School of Economic Studies, University of Manchester (1998-99)

  Lecturer, Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin (1995-97)

  Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin (1992-95)

  Economist for UBS (1991-92)


Research                                                           (return to top of page)

 

  Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

  External Research Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy, University of Nottingham.

  International Research Fellow, Kiel Institute of World Economics.

  Chairman of the Scientific Committee, Avenir Suisse.

  Member of the Scientific Committee, European Trade Study Group.

  Project Leader, The Swiss Confederation: A Natural Laboratory for Research on Fiscal and Political Decentralization, Swiss National Science Foundation (“Sinergia” project, website: www.fiscalfederalism.ch).

  Project Co-Leader, NCCR Trade Regulation (Work Package 6), Swiss National Science Foundation.

  Member of the Editorial Board: Journal of Urban Economics, International Economics, Applied Economics Quarterly, economics ejournal.

 

Current manuscripts:                               (return to top of page)

  "Trade and Towns: On the Uneven Effects of Trade Liberalization" (with Céline Carrère and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud)

  "Does Tax Competition Tame the Leviathan?" (with Mario Jametti)

 

Publications in peer-reviewed journals:           (return to top of page)

  "Taxes in Cities" (with Sam Bucovetsky and Kurt Schmidheiny), Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, volume 5, forthcoming.

  "Estimating the Rivalness of State-Level Inward FDI" (with Kurt Schmidheiny), Journal of Regional Science, forthcoming.

  "Alleged Tax Competition: The Mysterious Death of Inheritance Taxes in Switzerland" (with Raphaël Parchet), Journal of Public Economics, 111: 63-78, 2014.

  "Progressive Taxes and Firm Births" (with Hans Ulrich Bacher), International Tax and Public Finance, 20(1): 129-168, 2013.

  "Do Agglomeration Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?" (with Mario Jametti and Kurt Schmidheiny), Economic Journal, 122(563): 1069-1093, 2012.

  "How Wages and Employment Adjust to Trade Liberalisation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Austria" (with Céline Carrère and Federico Trionfetti), Journal of International Economics, 86(1): 68-81, 2012.

  "Does the Trust Game Measure Trust?" (with Jean-Claude Usunier), Economics Letters, 115(1): 20-23, 2012. (A longer version is available here.)

  "On the Equivalence of Location Choice Models: Conditional Logit, Nested Logit and Poisson" (with Kurt Schmidheiny), Journal of Urban Economics, 69(2): 214-222, 2011.

  "The Spatial Effects of Trade Openness: A Survey", Review of World Economics, 147(1): 59-83, 2011.

  "A Test of Trade Theories When Expenditure is Home Biased" (with Federico Trionfetti), European Economic Review, 53(7): 830-845, 2009.

  "Agglomeration and Growth: Cross-Country Evidence" (with Federica Sbergami), Journal of Urban Economics, 65(1): 48-63, 2009.

  "An Account of Global Intra-Industry Trade, 1962-2006", World Economy, 32(3): 401-459, 2009. (See working paper version for colour graphs.)

  "Sectoral Agglomeration Economies in a Panel of European Regions" (with Nicole Mathys), Regional Science and Urban Economics, 38(4): 348-362, 2008.

  "Vertical Versus Horizontal Tax Externalities: An Empirical Test" (with Mario Jametti), Journal of Public Economics, 90(10): 2027-2062, 2006.

  "The Fading Attraction of Central Regions: an Empirical Note on Core-Periphery Gradients in Western Europe", Spatial Economic Analysis, 1(2): 227-235, 2006.

  "New Economic Geography Meets Comecon: Regional Wages and Industry Location in Central Europe" (with Pamina Koenig), Economics of Transition, 14(2): 245-267, 2006.

  "Intra-Industry Trade and Labour-Market Adjustment: A Reassessment Using Data on Individual Workers" (with Robert Elliott and Joanne Lindley), Review of World Economics, 142(3): 521-545, 2006.

  "An Account of Geographic Concentration Patterns in Europe" (with Rolf Traeger), Regional Science and Urban Economics, 35(6): 597-624, 2005. (Extracts reprinted in de Gijsel, P. and Schenk, H. (eds.), Multidisciplinary Economics, Springer, 2005).

  "Enlargement and the EU Periphery: The Impact of Changing Market Potential" (with Matthieu Crozet and Pamina Koenig), The World Economy, 27(6): 853-875, 2004.

  "Public Expenditure, International Specialisation and Agglomeration" (with Federico Trionfetti), European Economic Review, 48(4): 851-881, 2004. (Reprinted in Jovanovic, M.N. (ed.), Economic Integration and Spatial Location of Firms and Industries, vol. II [series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics], Edward Elgar, 2007.)

  "A Tale of Two Cycles: Co-Fluctuations Between UK Regions and the Euro Zone"  (with Salvador Barrios, Robert Elliott and Marianne Sensier), The Manchester School, 71(3): 265-292, 2003.

  "Labour-Market Effects of Intra-Industry Trade: Evidence for the United Kingdom" (with Robert Elliott), Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 138(2): 207-228, 2002.

  "Achats publics et spécialisation internationale: l'effet d'entraînement" (with Federico Trionfetti),  Économie Internationale, 89-90: 173-187, 2002. [Abstract]

  "Evolving Geographical Specialisation of European Manufacturing Industries", Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 137(2): 215-243, 2001.

  "Industrial Structure and Public Procurement: Theory and Empirical Evidence" (with Federico Trionfetti), Journal of Economic Integration, 16(1): 106-127, 2001.

  "Export Growth of NAFTA Members, Intra-industry Trade and Adjustment" (with Michael Thorpe), Global Business and Economics Review, 3(1): 94-110, 2001.

  "Dynamics of Intra-Industry Trade and Labour-Market Adjustment", Review of International Economics, 8(3): 420-435, 2000. (Reprinted in: Kwan Choi, E. and Greenaway, D., Globalization and Labor Markets, Blackwell, 2001.)

  "Intra-Industry Trade and Adjustment in Malaysia: Puzzling Evidence" (with Michael Thorpe), Applied Economics Letters, 7(11): 729-733, 2001.

  "East-Asian Export Growth, Intra-Industry Trade and Adjustment" (with Michael Thorpe), Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business, 3(2): 34-47, 1999.

  "Ireland's Trading Potential with Central and Eastern European Countries: A Gravity Study" (with Mary Kelly), Economic and Social Review, 30(2): 159-174, 1999.

  "Economic Geography, Industry Location and Trade: The Evidence", The World Economy, 21(6): 775-801, 1998. (Reprinted in Jovanovic, M.N. (ed.), Economic Integration and Spatial Location of Firms and Industries, vol. II [series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics], Edward Elgar, 2007.)

  "Trading Places: Industrial Specialisation in the European Union", Journal of Common Market Studies, 36(3): 319-346, 1998. (Reprinted in Jovanovic, M.N. (ed.), Economic Integration and Spatial Location of Firms and Industries, vol. III [series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics], Edward Elgar, 2007.)

  "Adjustment to the European Single Market: Inferences from Intra-Industry Trade Patterns" (with Robert Elliott), Journal of Economic Studies, 25(3): 225-247, 1998.

  "Commerce et spécialisation géographique dans l’Union Européenne", Économie Internationale, 65(1): 169-202, 1996.

  "Intra-Industry Trade, Adjustment and the Single Market: The Irish Experience" (with Dermot McAleese), Economic and Social Review, 26(2): 107-129, 1995.

  "Marginal Intra-Industry Trade: Measurement and Relevance for the Pattern of Industrial Adjustment", Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 130(3): 600-613, 1994. (Reprinted in Lloyd, P.J. and Grubel, H.G. (eds.), Intra-Industry Trade [series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics], Edward Elgar, 2003.)

 

Publications in books:                             (return to top of page)

  "Economic Integration in the Lower Congo Region" (with Mombert Hoppe), in Paul Brenton and Gözde Isik (eds.) De-Fragmenting Africa: Deepening Regional Trade Integration in Goods and Services, World Bank, 2012.

  "EU External Trade Policy" (with Alan Matthews), in Ali M. El-Agraa (ed.) The European Union: Economics & Policies, 8th edition, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

  "Marginal Intra-Industry Trade: Towards a Measure of Non-Disruptive Trade Expansion", in Peter J. Lloyd and Hyun-Hoon Lee (eds.) Frontiers of Research on Intra-Industry Trade, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

  "Growing Alike or Growing Apart?  Industrial Specialisation of EU Countries", in Charles Wyplosz (ed.) The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries, Oxford University Press, 2001.

  "EU External Trade Policy" (with Dermot McAleese), in:  Ali M. El-Agraa (ed.) The European Union: Economics and Policies, 6th edition, Pearson Education, 2001.

  "Intra-Industry Trade and Adjustment: The European Experience" (co-edited with R.C. Hine), Macmillan Publishers, London, January 1999. (click here for the Economic Journal’s book review)

 

Unpublished working papers:                                (return to top of page)

  "Intra-Industry Trade and Job Turnover" (with Anthony Murphy and Eric Strobl), 2004.

  "Regional Integration, Scale Economies and Industry Location in the European Union" (with Johan Torstensson), CEPR Discussion Paper #1435, 1996. (Reprinted in Jovanovic, M.N. (ed.), Economic Integration and Spatial Location of Firms and Industries, vol. I [series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics], Edward Elgar, 2007.)

  "Industrial Specialisation in the European Union: A Test of the New Trade Theory", Trinity Economic Papers, Technical Paper No. 95/5, 1995.

  "Scale Economies, Intra-Industry Trade and Industry Location in the New Trade Theory", Trinity Economic Papers, Technical Paper No. 95/4, 1995.

 

(Some data sets can be downloaded here (only for the initiated).


Teaching                                                           (return to top of page)

 Courses 2013-2014:

  Statistique II (1st year Bachelor) [replaced this year by Christopher Grigoriou]

  Commerce international et intégration européenne (3rd year Bachelor)

  International Trade (2nd year MScE) [replaced this year by Matthieu Crozet]

 

Graduate students and post-docs 2013-2014:

  Antoine Bonnet

  Stefanie Brilon

  Jayson Danton

  Arnaud Joye

  Gian-Paolo Klinke

  Marcel Probst

 

Other courses, taught in earlier years:

  Empirical Topics in the Economics of Location and Trade (Graduate Institute Geneva, PhD programme)

  Topics in International Economics (Bocconi University)

  Économie géographique et intégration européenne (University of Geneva, Institut Européen)

  Applied Econometrics II

  European Economic Integration (Kiel Institute for World Economics, Advanced Studies Programme)

  The Economics of European Integration

  Commerce et compétitivité internationale

  International Trade, Geography and Specialisation: Empirical Evidence (University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, DEA Économie Internationale)


Media / policy                                       (return to top of page)

En français

  L’impôt sur les successions : le point de vue de la recherche scientifique (La Vie économique, mars 2014)

  La dette, le vice ou la vertu (24 Heures, 6.9.2013)

  Concentration de la richesse en Suisse : du déjà-vu (Le Temps, 28.3.2012)

  Concurrence fiscale entre les cantons : une illusion ? (Le Temps, 2.7.2010)

  Le « bouclier fiscal » : un pari risqué (24 Heures, 30.1.2009)

  Sur le fond, Bruxelles a raison : évitons la concurrence par les niches fiscales ! (Le Temps, 28.8.2007)

  Un milliard : quelle excellente affaire (24 Heures, 8.11.2006)

  La Suisse et l’Union européenne : considérations économiques (exposé « Rencontres Suisses », 31.10.2006)

  Fiscalité du canton d’Obwald : qu’on mette des bornes aux rivalités nuisibles (Le Temps, 14.3.2006)

  Concurrence fiscale: rhétorique et réalité (Le Temps, 4.5.2005)

  La progression du train de vie de l'Etat n'est pas excessive (24 Heures, 4.5.2005)

  Financer l'assurance invalidité: les leçons du 16 mai (Le Temps, 9.8.2004)

  Impôt sur les successions: l'analyse économique favorise le contre-projet de l'État (prise de position économistes HEC, 26.3.2004)

  Impôt sur les successions: l'absurde argument de la concurrence fiscale (24 Heures, 19.3.2004)

  Est-il bien sage d'abolir l'impôt sur les successions? (capgenève, nov. 2003)

  L'impôt sur les successions doit être préservé  (Le Temps, 28.7.2003)

  Porto Alegre ou Davos: faut-il choisir?  (24 Heures, 5.2.2003)

  L'idée d'un taux fiscal unique à 92 points est une illusion  (Le Temps, 8.6.2001)

 

Auf Deutsch

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  NFA und Steuerwettbewerb (Präsentation Finanzkommissionen Stände-/Nationalrat, 3.7.2014)

  Lusthemmender Finanzausgleich (Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 21.5.2014)

  Erbschaftssteuern und Mobilität der Steuerzahler (Die Volkswirtschaft, März 2014)

  NFA, Steuerwettbewerb und Mobilität der Steuerzahler (Studie zum Finanzausgleichs-Wirksamkeitsbericht 2012-2015, März 2014)

  Wie steuerempfindlich sind die Schweizer (Präsentation CVP-AWG, 27.1.2014)

  Steuerwettbewerb und Standortattraktivität (Präsentation SGVW-Sommertagung, 18.6.2012)

  Steuern und Umversteilung in der Schweiz (Präsentation SP-Bundeshausfraktion, 27.1.2012)

  Überlegungen zum neu gestalteten Finanzausgleich (Präsentation Finanzkommission des Nationalrats, 27.1.2011)

  Ökonomische Überlegungen zur „Steuergerechtigkeitsinitiative“ (Präsentation WAK-Ständeratskommission, 25.8.2009)

  Steuerwettbewerb: Rhetorik, Theorie und Realität (Referat Kiwanis-Club, 23.2.2006)

  Road Pricing: Basel würde es nicht bereuen (Basler Zeitung, 11.8.2005)

 

In English

  Firms in Clustered Industries Are Prepared to Pay Higher Taxes than those that Are not (EUROPP blog, London School of Economics, Jan. 2013; and Royal Economic Society Media Briefing, Sept. 2012)

  Economic Integration in the Lower Congo Region: Opening the Kinshasa-Brazzaville Bottleneck (Africa Trade Policy Note, World Bank, May 2011)

  Competition for Firms: Zero-Sum or Positive-Sum Game? (IEB World Report on Fiscal Federalism, 2010)

  Is the New Economic Geography Passé? (VoxEU.org, Jan. 2009)

  Helpful Tax Competition: New Empirical Evidence (VoxEU.org, Nov. 2007)

 


 

How to reach me                                     (return to top of page)

Visit me at my office: Internef building, 5th floor, office no. 534; click here for directions,

send me an email: Marius [dot] Brulhart [at] unil [dot] ch,

or use an old-fashioned form of communication:

Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne, CH - 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
 
Tel: +41 21 692 3471; Fax: +41 21 692 3365.
 

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