||Dr Fabrice DEFEVER|
Tel: 020 7852 3530
Room/Desk: 32L 2.27 B
City, University of London
Expertise: International Trade
Biography:Fabrice Defever is an Assistant Professor (lecturer) at the University of Nottingham and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (CEP). He received his PhD in Economics at Paris School of Economics (University of Paris I) in 2007. His research is primarily focused on international trade, development economics as well as on the international organization of production of multinational firms. His most recent work focuses on China’s integration into the world economy. His research has been published in various academic journals, including Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Canadian Journal of Economics. and Regional Science and Urban Economics.
- 2007-2008 London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance, Marie-Curie fellow
- 2003-2007 PhD in Economics, Paris School of Economics (University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne)
- “Functional Fragmentation and the Location of Multinational Firms in the Enlarged Europe”, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2006, vol 36, N°5, pp. 658-677.
- “Is it strategic to attract the service activities of multinational firms? Some empirical
evidence”, in S Brakman and H Garretsen (eds), Foreign Direct Investment and the
Multinational Enterprise, 2008, MIT Press.
- "Productivity, Relationship-Specific Inputs and the Sourcing Modes of Multinationals",
with Farid Toubal, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, Vol 94, p. 245-357
Special Economic Zones and WTO Compliance: Evidence from the Dominican Republic
Fabrice Defever and Jose-Daniel Reyes
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