Dr Celine Azemar

  • Senior Lecturer (Economics)

Biography

Céline Azémar joined Economics in September 2007. She holds degrees from the University of Marne la Vallée and the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.  Céline was previously a visiting researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain and has also held research and teaching posts at the University of Cergy-Pontoise, the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and the French Ministry of Research.

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Research interests

Céline is a member of the Macroeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Foreign direct investment
  • Corporate taxation
  • Tax evasion

Grants

  • Scottish Institute for Research in Economics: Grant to organise a SIRE Young Researcher Forum, £2,000, 2015.
  • Scottish Institute for Research in Economics: grant to organise a workshop on Theory and Estimation of Gravity Equation, £3,000, July 2013.
  • Adam Smith Research Foundation: research grant for a project on Internationalisation in Management, £2,000, August 2012.
  • Scottish Institute for Research in Economics: grant to organise a Conference on International Business Taxation, £6,500, July 2012.
  • Scottish Institute for Research in Economics: grant to organise a Conference on Outsourcing and FDI: Theory, Evidence and Policy, £6,500, April 2012.
  • Scottish Institute for Research in Economics: grant to organise two SIRE Young Researcher Forum, £3,000, 2010-11.

Supervision

Current PhD students

In progress

Nasira Rauf-Bradley

Thesis: "Can State policies affect growth through innovation?" 
Co-supervisor: Ray Stokes

Alma Sobrevilla

Thesis: “Child health and welfare, intergenerational transmission of anthropometric and economic outcomes”
Co-supervisor: Luis Angeles

Buheng Xu

Thesis: “Foreign Direct Investment and its impacts on host economy's exports”
Co-supervisor: Marina Spaliara

Completed

Cristina Isabel Ibarra Armenta

Thesis: “Regional competition”. 
Co-supervisor:  Luis Angeles

Hosein Elboiashi

Thesis: "Direct foreign investment and its impact on economic development".
Co-supervisor: Alberto Paloni.

Naqeeb Ur Rehman

Thesis: "The relative performance of Small and Medium Enterprise in Pakistan."
Co-supervisor: Richard Harris.


Teaching

Course coordinator and lecturer in: Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Firms (undergraduate), Foreign Direct Investment and Development (postgraduate), Aid and Development (postgraduate), Development Policy (postgraduate); course coordinator: of Research Method and Dissertation Training (postgraduate, 571 students), at the University of Glasgow


Additional information

Consultancy

Consultancy with the European Tax Policy Forum, the United-Nations.

Conferences and seminar

  • 2014: Centre for Business Taxation Summer Symposium, Oxford University; Banque de France, conference “Tax Competition and Multinational Firms”. 2013: Conference “Taxing Multinational Firms”, Centre for European Research, Mannheim, Germany; European Trade Study Group, ETSG Conference, Birmingham; International Workshop “Globalization of Chinese Industrial Sector: Productivity, Trade and Finance”, University of Glasgow, discussant; World Finance Conference, Cyprus; University of Loughborough, invited seminar; Oxford University, invited seminar.
  • 2012: Annual Royal Economic Society Conference, Cambridge; Economic Seminar, University College Dublin; Conference `Outsourcing and FDI: Theory, Evidence and Policy’, University of Dundee; Conference `Tax Competition, Common Consolidated Tax Base and Fiscal Autonomy, Glasgow, Workshop of the International Centre for Tax and Development, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton.
  • 2010: 25th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Glasgow; 6th Annual Meeting of the Asian Law and Economic Association, Beijing.
  • 2009: Workshop of the European Tax Policy Forum, Brussels; European Tax Policy Forum/Institute for Fiscal Studies Public Conference on the Impact and Design of Business Taxation in a Globalised World, London.
  • 2008: SIRE Young Researcher Forum, University of Stirling; Development Policy Research Unit Conference, Muldersdrift, South Africa; Seminar of the University of Strathclyde; Centre For Business Taxation Summer Symposium, Oxford University; Royal Economic Society Conference, Warwick; United Nations’ Workshop on 'Debt, Finance and Emerging Issues in Financial Integration', New York.
  • 2006: ADRES Doctoral Meetings, Marseille; Seminar of Waseda University Graduate School of Social Sciences, Tokyo; Seminar of Waseda University Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Tokyo; XIth Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Seville; 21st Meeting of the European Economic Association, Vienna; XXIIIrd meetings in Applied Microeconomics, Nantes.
  • 2005: Seminar ofWasedaUniversityGraduateSchoolof Social Sciences,Tokyo; CNRS Conference 'Journées Scientifiques Francophones',Tokyo.
  • 2004: Vth Doctoral Meetings in International Trade and International Finance,Paris; The Annual Congress of the Western Economic Association, Vancouver.
  • 2003: Workshop on FDI and Attractiveness, Agence Française des Investissements Internationaux,Paris; The Applied Econometrics Association Annual Conference,Toledo (Spain).

Internal Examining

Internal examiner for PhD students: Sohail Farooq (2012), Aditya Sathyan Chavali (2011), Thi Thu Hoai Dang (2011)

Refereeing

Acted as referee for the following peer-reviewed journals: Public Choice, International Tax and Public Finance, The World Economy, Fiscal Studies, Journal of International Development.

Reviewer for Economic and Social Research Council grants and end of award reports.

Editor, Economie Internationale, by Jean-Louis Mucchielli and Thierry Mayer.

Working papers

Azémar, C, Desbordes, R. and I. Wooton, 'Testing Tax Competition'.

Azémar, C. `Is There an Unexplained Tax Differential Between Domestic and Foreign Firms?’.

Azémar, C. and Desbordes, R. 'Who Ultimately Bears the Burden of Greater Non-Wage Labour Costs?', Discussion Paper 2010-02, Department of Economics, University of Glasgow, prepared for the European Tax Policy Forum.

Angeles, L., Azémar C. and Noorbakhsh, F. 'Selectivity and Foreign Aid Allocation: is There an Improvement?' prepared for the United Nations’ Workshop on 'Debt, Finance and Emerging Issues in Financial Integration', New York, 2008.

Azémar C. and Delios, A. 'The tax sparing provision influence: a credit versus exempt investors analysis', Discussion Paper 2007-31, Department of Economics, University of Glasgow.


Publications

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2019

Azémar, C. and Dharmapala, D. (2019) Tax sparing agreements, territorial tax reforms, and foreign direct investment. Journal of Public Economics, 169, pp. 89-108. (doi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.10.013)

2015

Azémar, C. and Hubbard, R. G. (2015) Country characteristics and the incidence of capital income taxation on wages: an empirical assessment. Canadian Journal of Economics = Revue Canadienne d'Économique, 48(5), pp. 1762-1802. (doi:10.1111/caje.12179)

2013

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2013) External financial dependence and FDI responsiveness to corporate tax rates. Applied Economics Letters, 20(16), pp. 1472-1476. (doi:10.1080/13504851.2013.826859)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2013) Has the Lucas Paradox been fully explained? Economics Letters, 121(2), pp. 183-187. (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2013.07.025)

2012

Azemar, C., Darby, J., Desbordes, R. and Wooton, I. (2012) Market familiarity and the location of South and North MNEs. Economics and Politics, 24(3), pp. 307-345. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-0343.2012.00400.x)

2010

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2010) Short-run strategies for attracting foreign direct investment. World Economy, 33(7), pp. 928-957. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2010.01226.x)

Azemar, C. (2010) International corporate taxation and U.S. multinationals' behaviour: an integrated approach. Canadian Journal of Economics = Revue canadienne d'économique, 43(1), pp. 232-253. (doi:10.1111/j.1540-5982.2009.01570.x)

2009

Azemar, C. and Corcos, G. (2009) Multinational firms' heterogeneity in tax responsiveness: the role of transfer pricing. World Economy, 32(9), pp. 1291-1318. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2009.01210.x)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2009) Public governance, health and foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of African Economies, 18(4), pp. 667-709. (doi:10.1093/jae/ejn028)

2008

Azemar, C. and Delios, A. (2008) Tax competition and FDI: the special case of developing countries. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 22(1), pp. 85-108. (doi:10.1016/j.jjie.2007.02.001)

2007

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Mucchielli, J.L. (2007) Do tax sparing agreements contribute to the attraction of FDI in developing countries? International Tax and Public Finance, 14(5), pp. 543-562. (doi:10.1007/s10797-006-9005-9)

2005

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Muchielli, J.R. (2005) Public institutions and relationships with multinationals corporations' location decisions. In: Giroud, A., Mohr, A.T. and Yang, D. (eds.) Multinationals and Asia: Organizational and Institutional Relationships. Series: Routledge international business in Asia series. Routledge: London, UK, pp. 146-172. ISBN 9780415343237

2004

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Mucchielli, J.L. (2004) Public governance as a key determinant of FDI: a comparative analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia host countries. In: Perrin, S. and Sachwald, F. (eds.) Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: Leveraging the Role of Multinationals. Series: Notes et documents (11). Agence Française de Développement: Paris, France.

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Number of items: 13.

Articles

Azémar, C. and Dharmapala, D. (2019) Tax sparing agreements, territorial tax reforms, and foreign direct investment. Journal of Public Economics, 169, pp. 89-108. (doi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.10.013)

Azémar, C. and Hubbard, R. G. (2015) Country characteristics and the incidence of capital income taxation on wages: an empirical assessment. Canadian Journal of Economics = Revue Canadienne d'Économique, 48(5), pp. 1762-1802. (doi:10.1111/caje.12179)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2013) External financial dependence and FDI responsiveness to corporate tax rates. Applied Economics Letters, 20(16), pp. 1472-1476. (doi:10.1080/13504851.2013.826859)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2013) Has the Lucas Paradox been fully explained? Economics Letters, 121(2), pp. 183-187. (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2013.07.025)

Azemar, C., Darby, J., Desbordes, R. and Wooton, I. (2012) Market familiarity and the location of South and North MNEs. Economics and Politics, 24(3), pp. 307-345. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-0343.2012.00400.x)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2010) Short-run strategies for attracting foreign direct investment. World Economy, 33(7), pp. 928-957. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2010.01226.x)

Azemar, C. (2010) International corporate taxation and U.S. multinationals' behaviour: an integrated approach. Canadian Journal of Economics = Revue canadienne d'économique, 43(1), pp. 232-253. (doi:10.1111/j.1540-5982.2009.01570.x)

Azemar, C. and Corcos, G. (2009) Multinational firms' heterogeneity in tax responsiveness: the role of transfer pricing. World Economy, 32(9), pp. 1291-1318. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2009.01210.x)

Azemar, C. and Desbordes, R. (2009) Public governance, health and foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of African Economies, 18(4), pp. 667-709. (doi:10.1093/jae/ejn028)

Azemar, C. and Delios, A. (2008) Tax competition and FDI: the special case of developing countries. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 22(1), pp. 85-108. (doi:10.1016/j.jjie.2007.02.001)

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Mucchielli, J.L. (2007) Do tax sparing agreements contribute to the attraction of FDI in developing countries? International Tax and Public Finance, 14(5), pp. 543-562. (doi:10.1007/s10797-006-9005-9)

Book Sections

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Muchielli, J.R. (2005) Public institutions and relationships with multinationals corporations' location decisions. In: Giroud, A., Mohr, A.T. and Yang, D. (eds.) Multinationals and Asia: Organizational and Institutional Relationships. Series: Routledge international business in Asia series. Routledge: London, UK, pp. 146-172. ISBN 9780415343237

Azemar, C., Desbordes, R. and Mucchielli, J.L. (2004) Public governance as a key determinant of FDI: a comparative analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia host countries. In: Perrin, S. and Sachwald, F. (eds.) Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: Leveraging the Role of Multinationals. Series: Notes et documents (11). Agence Française de Développement: Paris, France.

This list was generated on Mon Jul 15 08:18:37 2019 BST.