Professor Celine Azemar
- Professor in Economics (Economics)
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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Céline is a member of the Macroeconomics research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Foreign direct investment
- Corporate taxation
- Tax evasion
- 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.
Current PhD students
- Boonaiem, Saowalak
Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand
- Thesis: “Regional competition”
- Thesis: "Direct foreign investment and its impact on economic development".
- Thesis: "The relative performance of Small and Medium Enterprise in Pakistan."
Course coordinator and lecturer
- Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Firms (undergraduate)
- Foreign Direct Investment and Development (postgraduate)
- Aid and Development (postgraduate)
- Development Policy (postgraduate)
- Research Method and Dissertation Training (postgraduate, 571 students), at the University of Glasgow
Consultancy with the European Tax Policy Forum, the United-Nations
Conferences and seminars
- 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 examiner for PhD students: Sohail Farooq (2012), Aditya Sathyan Chavali (2011), Thi Thu Hoai Dang (2011)
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.
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.