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  • Cassey, Andrew J.

    This collection contains scholarly work by Andrew J. Cassey, associate professor in the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University.

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  • A practitioner's guide to testing regional industrial localization 

    Cassey, Andrew J.; Smith, Ben O. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2015-11)
    dentifying which industries are localized within a region is important for regional development and planning as analysts seek to build on the existing strengths of a community.In this publication, we introduce a free, ...
  • Export trends in Washington State. volume 7 

    Cassey, Andrew J.; Lee, Kwanyoung (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2015-11)
    This fact sheet provides data on imports and exports for Washington State, so industry representatives, analysts, policymakers, and business owners can properly assess market conditions.This volume is the seventh in the ...
  • Assessing the Impact of Labor Shortages as a Marketing Barrier 

    Cassey, Andrew; Sage, Jeremy; Tozer, Peter (9/29/2015)
    Labor is an important input into the production and distribution of U.S. horticultural commodities and products. Though labor is necessary throughout the production of horticultural commodities, it is also a critical input ...
  • Export trends in Washington State. volume 6 

    Cassey, Andrew J. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2014-09)
    Accurate descriptions of export trends are needed so industry representatives, analysts, policymakers, and business owners can properly assess market conditions.This fact sheet provides data on manufactured and processed ...
  • Working Paper: Simulating Confidence for the Ellison-Glaeser Index 

    Cassey, Andrew; Smith, Ben O. (Journal of Urban Economics, 2014)
    The Ellison-Glaeser (1997) index is an unbiased statistic of industrial localization. Though the expected value of the index is known, ad hoc thresholds are used to interpret the extent of localization. We improve the ...
  • Working Paper: The Location of U.S. States Overseas Offices 

    Cassey, Andrew (Review of International Economics, 2014)
    Forty U.S. states operated an overseas office in 2002. Treating overseas offices as sales offices, I modify Holmes (2005) so offices facilitate exports by reducing the transaction cost of selling abroad. From theory, states ...
  • The new free trade agreements and Washington state exporters 

    Cassey, Andrew J.; Dhanireddy, Pavan (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-08)
    The new free trade agreements between the United States and South Korea, Panama, and Colombia may open new markets for Washington State's small- to medium-sized export businesses. This document describes the details of ...
  • An investigation into manufacturing and agricultural exports to China 

    Cassey, Andrew J.; Zhao, YunFei (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-03)
    This manual is an introduction to the particular economic, cultural, and political environment of China, and will help decrease information barriers of potential exporters.
  • The Agglomeration by Destination of U.S. State Exports 

    Cassey, Andrew; Schmeiser, Katherine N. (Economics Bulletin, 2013)
    Precise characterization of informational trade barriers is neither well documented nor understood. Using Russian customs data, we document that regional destination-specific export spillovers exist for developing countries, ...
  • Export trends in Washington State. Volume 5 

    Cassey, Andrew J.; Zhao, YunFei (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-01)
    Accurate descriptions of export trends are needed so industry representatives, analysts, policymakers, and business owners can properly assess market conditions.This fact sheet provides data on manufactured and processed ...
  • Appendix to the Agglomeration of Exporters by Destination 

    Cassey, Andrew; Schmeiser, Katherine N. (2012-09)
    This appendix documents Russian customs data used in the Annals of Regional Science article published at DOI:10.1007/s00168-012-0538-9. The appendix includes sections on the political organization of Russia and the location ...
  • Working Paper: California's Exports and the 2004 Overseas Office Closures 

    Cassey, Andrew (Economic Inquiry, 2012)
    Because of an endogeneity problem, estimating the impact of state export promotion programs on exports is difficult. The 2003 California budget crisis provides a natural experiment, circumventing this problem. Due to the ...
  • Greater Seattle Economic Outlook Survey, Final Report 

    Cassey, Andrew; Friesner, Dan (2012)
    The Greater Seattle Economic Outlook Survey was a quarterly survey from July 2008 to April 2012 that gathered information on general business conditions specific to Greater Seattle, and how national and international events ...
  • Working Paper: State Foreign Export Patterns 

    Cassey, Andrew (Southern Economic Journal, 2011)
    The pattern of U.S. state exports to foreign destination which states export which goods to which destinations encompassing all states, destinations, and manufacturing subsectors, has not been studied despite the high ...
  • Working Paper: Comparing the Economic Impact of an Export Shock in Two Modeling Frameworks 

    Cassey, Andrew; Holland, David W.; Razack, Abdul (Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011)
    Because of more restrictive assumptions on regional input-output (IO) models compared to general computable equilibrium (CGE) models, the literature agrees IO results are intuitively consistent with long-run equilibrium ...
  • Analyzing the Export Flow from Texas to Mexico 

    Cassey, Andrew (Staff Papers, 2010)
    From 1997 to 2008, Texas shipped 40 percent of its manufacturing exports to Mexico. This puts Texas–Mexico among the largest state–country trading relationships. But this share has been declining recently. A gravity equation ...
  • Working Paper: The Destinations of State Trade Missions 

    Cassey, Andrew (2010)
    From 1997-2006, U.S. state governors led more than five hundred trade missions to foreign countries. Trade missions are potentially a form of public investment in export promotion. I create a theory of public investment ...
  • State Export Data: Origin of Movement vs. Origin of Production 

    Cassey, Andrew (Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2009)
    The Origin of Movement (OM) series is unique data documenting the destination of state exports by subsector. A datum indicates the state an export begins its journey, not the production location (OP). Newer OM data have ...