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Welcome to the homepage of
Julian Emami Namini


Personal Background

Publications and Working Papers





Department of Economics

Erasmus School of Economics

PO Box 1738

3000 DR Rotterdam

the Netherlands

Office: H09.31

Tel. office: +31 (0)10 408 1399

Tel. secr.: +31 (0)10 408 1441



Personal background


05/2006    Dr. rer. pol. (equiv. PhD in Economics, summa cum laude), University of Duisburg-Essen


                Prof. Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen

                Prof. James R. Markusen, University of Colorado, Boulder

02/2001   Diplom Volkswirt (equiv. MSc in Economics, valedictorian), University of Konstanz


since 2013  Assistant Professor, with tenure, Erasmus University Rotterdam

since 2013  Academic Director, Master Programme International Economics, Erasmus School of Economics

10-12 2014 Visiting Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto

since 2014  Research Fellow, Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam and Rotterdam

since 2011  Research Fellow, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan

2007-2013  Assistant Professor, tenure track, Erasmus University Rotterdam

2002-2007  PhD student and Research Associate, University of Duisburg-Essen

2001          PhD student and Research Associate, University of Bonn

1998-2000  Intern, German Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Technology, Berlin and Bonn

1997          Intern, CHS Electronics, Inc., Miami

Honors and Awards

Adjunct Professorship, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, 2016 (offer declined)

Professor of the Year, Study Association Aeclipse, 2013

Top Lecturer, Erasmus School of Economics, 2007, 2011, 2012

Wissenschaftspreis, Sparkasse Essen, 2006

Invited to European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, 2005

Robert Schuman scholarship, European Parliament, 1998 (not claimed)

other Activities

Member, Education Committee, Erasmus School of Economics

Publications, Working Papers, Presentations, Work in Progress, Refereeing


International trade and labor market discrimination. Economic Inquiry, forthcoming. (with Richard Chisik)

A model of firm heterogeneity in factor intensities and international trade. Canadian Journal of Economics 48 (November 2015), 1456-1480. (with Giovanni Facchini and Ricardo A. Lopez)

The short and long-run impact of globalization if firms differ in factor input ratios. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 38 (January 2014), 37-64.

Export growth and firm survival. Economics Letters 120 (September 2013), 481-486. (with Giovanni Facchini and Ricardo A. Lopez)

Factor price overshooting with trade liberalization: theory and evidence. Scottish Journal of Political Economy 60 (May 2013), 140-182. (with Ricardo A. Lopez)

How to Make Soccer More Attractive? Rewards for a Victory, the Teams' Offensiveness, and the Home Bias. Journal of Sports Economics 14 (February 2013), 65-86. (with Ralf Dewenter)

International Trade and Multinational Activity. Berlin et al.: Springer, 2006.

International Business Cycle Transmission in a Dynamic Multi-Sectoral Heckscher-Ohlin model. In: Wong, K.-Y., Heiduk, G. (eds.): WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era. Berlin et al.: Springer, 2005.

Working Papers

Horizontal multinational firms, vertical multinational firms and domestic investment. Tinbergen WP. (with Enrico Pennings)

Trade and the gains from trade when firms differ in factor input ratios.

Presentations (selection)

American Economic Association, Annual Meeting, 2008

European Economic Association, Annual Congress, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009-2012, 2014, 2017

Econometric Society, European Meeting, 2008

Econometric Society, North American Summer Meeting, 2006

German Economic Association, Annual Congress, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2017

Midwest International Economics Meeting, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012

Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, 2009, 2013, 2015

University of Tübingen, December 2017

Sharif University of Technology, May 2016, January 2018

University of Isfahan, April 2016

University of Bochum, July 2015

University of Tehran, May 2015, January 2018

University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, February 2015

Ryerson University, Toronto, November 2014

York University, Toronto, November 2014

Indiana University, Bloomington, January 2008

Deutsche Bundesbank, March 2007

Griffith University, Brisbane, July 2006

RWTH Aachen, October 2005

WHU Vallendar, September 2005

World Bank, May 2004


Work in Progress


Labor market discrimination and aggregate productivity (with Richard Chisik)

Trade liberalization and firm specific wages (with Georg Schaur)


Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Open Economies Review, Oxford University Press, Review of International Economics


Popular writing

Warom doet Duitsland het zo goed? Vraag van de week, Economisch Statistische Berichten (2012).

Waarom China geen draak is. In: (2009).

Freier Welthandel nützt allen Ländern (with Paul de Hek and Hein Roelfsema). In: Spiegel Online (2009).


New international trade, multinational firms, industrial organization


Erasmus University Rotterdam

International Economics, Bachelor level

International Trade and Trade Policy, Master level

Seminar Trade and Growth, Master level

Tinbergen Institute

International Trade, PhD level

University of Tehran

International Trade, PhD level, 2016

Rotterdam School of Management

Macroeconomics and Institutional Context, Bachelor level, 2007

University of Duisburg-Essen

Macroeconomics, Bachelor and Master level, 2002-2006

International Economics, Master level, 2002-2006

Open Economy General Equilibrium Models, Master level, 2006

Ruhr Graduate School in Economics

Introduction to Applied General Equilibrium Modeling, PhD level, 2006