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[Photo: Dennis NOVY] Dr Dennis NOVY
Associate - Trade
Room/Desk: 32L 2.02 A  
University of Warwick
Tel: 0247 615 0046
Email: d.novy@warwick.ac.uk
Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: International trade, international economics, macroeconomics, economic geography


Dennis Novy is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is also a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He received a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Dennis has been a recent visitor at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the University of California, Davis. He worked as the Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords for their inquiry into the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Current Areas of Research:

Dennis works in the field of international economics. His research interests include international trade, trade costs, gravity equations and open economy macroeconomics.


  • PhD in Economics, University of Cambridge, 2002-2007
  • MPhil in Economics, University of Cambridge, 2001-2002


  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Principal Investigator, Grant RES-000-22-3112, £101,480, “International Trade Integration: New Methods and New Data” 2008-2010, Co-Investigators: David Jacks (Simon Fraser University) and Christopher Meissner (UC Davis)
  • Winner, University Public Engagement Award 2014, for “The House of Lords and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)”, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Warwick, July 2014

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications:

  • Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis
    Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy, April 2017
    Paper No' CEPDP1480: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Spatial Aggregation
    Cletus C. Coughlin, Dennis Novy, May 2016
    Paper No' CEPDP1429: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • TTIP: is free trade coming to the North Atlantic?
    Dennis Novy, January 2015
    Paper No' CEPCP437: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Trade and Uncertainty
    Dennis Novy, Alan M. Taylor, May 2014
    Paper No' CEPDP1266: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • On the Measurement of Trade Costs: Direct vs. Indirect Approaches to Quantifying Standards and Technical Regulations
    Natalie Chen, Dennis Novy, September 2012
    Paper No' CEPDP1164: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Is the International Border Effect Larger than the Domestic Border Effect? Evidence from U.S. Trade
    Cletus C. Coughlin, Dennis Novy, September 2012
    Paper No' CEPDP1162: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Gravity Redux: Measuring International Trade Costs with Panel Data
    Dennis Novy, January 2012
    Paper No' CEPDP1114: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • International Trade Without CES: Estimating Translog Gravity
    Dennis Novy, December 2010
    Paper No' CEPDP1031: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach
    Natalie Chen, Dennis Novy, January 2009
    Paper No' CEPDP0908: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)