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William (Bill) Kerr

Professor Bill Kerr is in the Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, University of Saskatchewan.

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Innovation Related Publications

Books

W.A. Kerr, 2010, Conflict, Chaos and Confusion – The Crisis in the International Trading System, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 196pp.

S. Khorana, N. Perdikis, M.T. Yeung and W.A. Kerr, 2010. Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Era of Globalization, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 214pp.

D. Giovannucci, T. Josling, W.A. Kerr, B. O’Connor and M.T. Yeung, 2009. Guide to Geographical Indications – Linking Products and Their Origins, Geneva, International Trade Centre, Geneva, 207pp. (also published in French as Guide Des Indications Geographiques – Faire le Lien Entre les Produits et Leurs Origines, Centre du Commerce International, Genève, 2009, 221pp. and Spanish as Guía de Indicaciones Geográficas – Vinculación de los Productos con Su Origen, Centro de Comercio International, Ginebra, 2009, 221pp.).

A.M. Brocklebank, J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr, 2008, The North American Beef Industry in Transition: New Consumer Demands and Supply Chain Responses, New York, Nova Science Publishers, 179pp.

J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.), 2007, Revitalizing Russian Industry, New York, Nova Science Publishers, 256pp.

W.A. Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.), 2007. Handbook on International Trade Policy, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 543pp.

 

Chapters in Books

J.D. Gaisford, W.A. Kerr, P.W.B. Phillips and C. Ryan, 2010, Canadian Agricultural Biotechnology Clusters: Innovation and Performance, in Z. Chen and M. Duhamel (eds.) Industrial Organization in Canada – Empirical Evidence and Policy Challenges, 284-335, Montreal, McGill-Queens University Press.

W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2010, Agricultural Trade and Food Safety, in G. Hale and M. Gattinger (eds.) Borders and Bridges – Canada’s Policy Relations in North America, 344-360, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr, 2008, Agrifood Supply Chains in the NAFTA Market, in K.M. Huff, K.D. Meilke, R.D. Knutson, R.F. Ochoa and J. Rude (eds.) Contemporary Drivers of Integration, 89-112, Guelph, Texas A and M University/University of Guelph/Intituto Interamericano de Cooperacion para la Agricultural-Mexico.

W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2007. The Road Ahead for Industry in the Russian Federation, in J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.) Revitalizing Russian Industry, Chapter 15, 237-239, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

W.A. Kerr and S.L. Boyd, 2007. Piracy, Property and Productivity : The Case for Protecting the Results of Intellectual Activity, in J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.) Revitalizing Russian Industry, Chapter 10, 131-148, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

W.A. Kerr and K.M. Bessel, 2007. The Economics of Foreign Investment Law and Business Practice in the Russian Federation: “Learning to Share the Golden Egg and Not to Kill the Goose that You were Lent”, in J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.) Revitalizing Russian Industry, Chapter 9, 111-129, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

E. MacKay and W.A. Kerr, 2007. Transition to What?: Institutional Change and the Evolution of Economic Systems, in J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.) Revitalizing Russian Industry, Chapter 2, 5-18, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

W.A. Kerr, 2007. Russian Industry After Fifteen Years of Transition, in J.D. Gaisford, V. Mayevsky and W.A. Kerr (eds.) Revitalizing Russian Industry, Chapter 1, 1-3, New York, Nova Science Publishers.

Expository & Review Articles

W.A. Kerr, 2007. Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property: Enforcement Issues, in W.A. Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.) Handbook on International Trade Policy, Chapter 48, 520-526, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

W.A. Kerr, 2007. Administrative Measures: Restraining Bureaucracy from Inhibiting Trade, in W.A Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.) Handbook on International Trade Policy, Chapter 31, 330-336, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

W.A. Kerr, 2007. Capitalization of Trade Policy Benefits, in W.A. Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.) Handbook on International Trade Policy, Chapter 25, 276-281, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

L.J. Loppacher and W.A. Kerr, 2007. Tariffication: Theoretical Justification and Problems of Implementation, in W.A. Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.) Handbook on International Trade Policy, Chapter 19, 215-221, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

W.A. Kerr, 2007. Introduction to Trade Policy, in W.A. Kerr and J.D. Gaisford (eds.) Handbook on International Trade Policy, Chapter 1, 1-8, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

Papers in Refereed Journals

C. Viju, and W.A. Kerr, 2011, Protectionism and Global Recession: Has the Link Been Broken?, Journal of World Trade, 45 (3), 605-628.

S.J. Smyth, W.A. Kerr and P.W.B. Phillips, 2011, Recent Trends in the Scientific Basis of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Trade Rules and Their Potential Impact on Investment, Journal of World Investment and Trade, 12, (1), 5-26.

W.A. Kerr, 2011, The Preference for New Preferential Trade Agreements: Does it Lead to a Good Use of Scarce Resources?, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 12, (1), 1-11.

B.G. Innes, W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2011, A Private-Public Strategy for International Marketing Through Collective Brands: Canada Brand Foods, Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, 23 (1), 72-87.

W.A. Kerr, 2010, Environmental Tariffs: Will They Be Captured by Protectionists?, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 11 (2), 336-348.

S. Bakhshi and W.A. Kerr, 2010, Labour Standards as a Justification for Trade Barriers: Consumer Concerns, Protectionism and the Evidence, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 11, 1, 153-181.

W.A. Kerr, 2010, What is New in Protectionism?: Consumers, Cranks and Captives, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58, 1, 5-22.

W.A. Kerr 2010, GATT-1947: A Living Legacy Fostering the Liberalization of International Trade, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 11, 1, 1-11.

S. Smyth, P.W.B. Phillips and W.A. Kerr 2009, Global Governance Quandaries Regarding Transformative Technologies for Bioproducts, Crops and Foods, Journal of World Trade, 43, 6, 1299-1323.

W.A. Kerr, L.J. Loppacher and R.R. Barichello 2009, Disease Management, Economic Incentives and Trade: Subnational Exports in the WTO, Outlook on Agriculture, 38, 2, 259-266.

W.A. Kerr 2009, Political Precaution, Pandemics and Protectionism, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 10, 2, 1-14.

R. Cardwell and W.A. Kerr 2009, How Much Food Aid is Enough? – Insights for WTO Rulemaking, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 48, 2, 193-218.

H. Liu, J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr 2009, Straining to Catch Up: China’s Food Safety System in Disequilibrium, International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health, 2, 1, 30-47.

H. Liu, W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2009, Product Safety, Collateral Damage and Trade Policy Responses: Restoring Confidence in China’s Exports, Journal of World Trade, 43, 1, 97-124.

W.A. Kerr, 2009, Recession, International Trade and the Fallacies of Composition, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 10, 1, 1-11.

E.N. Sawyer, W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2009, International Marketing of Organic Foods: Consumers, Standards and Harmonization, Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, 21, 1, 44-66.

L.J. Loppacher, W.A. Kerr and R.R. Barichello 2008, Regional Management of Diseases and Pests to Facilitate Canadian Exports, Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 31, 1, 30-54.

S. Bakhshi and W.A. Kerr, 2008, Incorporating Labour Standards in Trade Agreements: Protectionist Ploy or Legitimate Trade Policy Issue?, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 1, 4, 373-391.

E.N. Sawyer, W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2008, Consumer Preferences and the International Harmonization of Organic Standards, Food Policy, 33, 607-615.

W.A. Kerr, 2008, Waiting for Godot or Riding the Orient Express – Trade Negotiations and the Global Audience, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 9, 2, 1-7.

Cardwell and W.A. Kerr, 2008, Protecting Biotechnology IPRs in Developing Countries: Simple Analytics of a Levy Solution, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 59, 2, 217-236.

M. Haghiri and W.A. Kerr, 2008, A New Model of Education in International Trade Policy, Journal of the World Universities Forum, 1, 1, 101-106.

W.A. Kerr, 2008, Trade Agreements: The Important Role of Transparency, Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 9, 1, 1-11.

W. Brown, S.L. Hall, W.A. Kerr and E. Villegas Valladares, 2008, Carranco – A Vertically Integrated Dairy Company in the Central Plateau of Mexico, Journal of International Farm Management, 4, 2, 1-21.

Papers in Non-refereed Journals

W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2008, The International Protection of Intellectual Property in Biotechnology, Biotechnology Focus, 11, 5, 1-4.

F. Jubany, W.A. Kerr and L.J. Loppacher, 2004, Le programme future Brésil-Canada: Travailler en synergie sur de nouveaux domaines du commerce des produits agricoles, Focal Point, Fondation Canadienne pour les Amériques, Édition spéciale, novembre, 12-14 (http://www.focal.ca/pdf/focalpoint_se_november2004_e.pdf)

F. Jubany, W.A. Kerr and L.J. Loppacher, 2004, Furura Agenda Comum para o Brasil e Canadá: Sinergias em Novas Questões no Comércio de Produtos Agrícolas, Focal Point, Canadian Foundation for the Americas, Special Edition, November, 11-13 (http://www.focal.ca/pdf/focalpoint_se_november2004_p.pdf)

Invited Papers in Published Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

W.A. Kerr (2009) Commentary on Trade and Economic Policy Trends, proceedings of a conference entitled The Obama Administration: Policy Directions and Implications for Canada-U.S. Relations, Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Washington and Institute for U.S. Policy Research at the University of Calgary, Calgary, March 7, 2009, pp. 23-25.

H. Liu, J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr (2008) Food Safety Failures, Trade Effects and Policy Responses: The Case of China’s Food Exports to China, published abstract, 14th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, International Union of Food Science and Technology, Shanghai, October 19-23, pp. 59-60.

W.A. Kerr, L.J. Loppacher and J.E. Hobbs, 2007, International Standards for Regulating Trade When BSE is Present: Why are They Being Ignored?, Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 8, 1-15.

W.A. Kerr, 2005, Agriculture: A Key to the WTO Doha Development Agenda, proceedings of an Asian Development Bank High Level Meeting on WTO Key Doha Round Issues, Osaka, Japan, August 3-5, http://www.adb.org/Documents/Events/2005/High-Level-Meeting-on-WTO/paper-kerr.pdf

W.A. Kerr and L.J. Loppacher, 2005, Trading Biofuels – Will International Trade Law Be a Constraint?, Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 6, 50-63, 2005, http://cafri.usask.ca/j_html/kerr6-1.htm

Technical Reports Relevant to Academic Field:

T. Nakuja, M. Akhand, J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr, 2011, The New Food Safety Regime in the US: How Will It Affect Canadian Competitiveness?, CATPRN Commissioned Paper, No. 2011-01, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-TPB/TPB-11-06-Nakuja-Akhand-Hobbs-Kerr.pdf. (peer reviewed)

C. Viju, W.A. Kerr and C. Mekkaoui (2011) Everything is on the Table: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, CATPRN Trade Policy Brief No. 2011-03, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-TPB/TPB-11-03-Viju-Kerr-Mekkaoui.pdf. (peer reviewed)

A.L. Sawka and W.A. Kerr (2011) Challenging US Country of Origin Labelling at the WTO: The Law, The Issues and The Evidence. CATPRN Trade Policy Brief, No. 2011-05, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-TPB/TPB-11-05-Sawka-Kerr.pdf. (peer reviewed)

S. Zhang and W.A. Kerr (2009) Revisiting Barriers to Trade?: Do Foregone Health Benefits Matter?, CATPRN Trade Policy Brief, No. 2009-2, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-TPB/TPB-09-02-kerr.pdf., 6pp.

J.E. Hobbs, W.A. Kerr and M.T. Yeung (2009) Public and Private Goods: The Canadian National Livestock and Poultry Traceability Program, AAFC-AAC: 11065E, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, 39pp.

J.E. Hobbs, W.A. Kerr and M.T. Yeung (2009) Biens Publics et Biens Privés: Programme Canadien de Traçabilité du bétail et de la volaille, AAFC-AAC: 11065F, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Ottawa, 46pp.

S. Bakhshi and W.A. Kerr, 2009, Is There Supply Distortion in the Green Box?: An Acreage Response Approach, CATPRN Working Paper, No. 2009-04, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-WP/Working_Paper_2009-04_Bakhshi-Kerr.pdf

H. Liu, J.E. Hobbs and W.A. Kerr, 2008, Food Safety Incidents, Collateral Damage and Trade Policy Responses, CATPRN Working Paper, No. 2008-04, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network, University of Guelph, 39pp., http://www.uoguelph.ca/~catprn/PDF/Working%20Paper_2008-04_Kerr.pdf

B.G. Innes, W.A. Kerr and J.E. Hobbs, 2008. International Product Differentiation Through a Country Brand: An Economic Analysis of National Branding as a Marketing Strategy for Agricultural Products, CATPRN Trade Policy Brief 2008-05, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network, 2008. 6 pp, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-TPB/TPB-08-05-Kerr.pdf

M.T. Yeung and W.A. Kerr, 2008. Increasing Protection of GIs at the WTO: Clawbacks, Greenfields and Monopoly Rents, CATPRN Working Paper 2008-2, University of Guelph, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network. 32 pp, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-WP/Working_Paper_2008-02_Kerr_rev.pdf

W.A. Kerr, M.T. Yeung and D.L. Larsen, 2008, A Space for Cities in Trade Agreements, Saskatoon, Estey Centre for Law and Economics in International Trade, 94 pp.

Invited Lectures Outside U of S and Invited Conference Presentations:

W.A. Kerr 2011, International Trade and Food Security, Presented at the Farming for Profit Conference, Moose Jaw, June.

W.A. Kerr 2011, Beyond the Photo-op: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, presented at: Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 2.

W.A. Kerr 2010, NAFTA’s Future, presented at the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Meeting, Berkeley, Dec. 2010

C. Viju and W.A. Kerr 2010, The Global Financial Crisis and Trade Policy:
Why Were the Dark Predictions Not Fulfilled?, presented at a policy research workshop entitled Economic and Political Impacts of the Economic Crisis in the EU and Eastern Europe, EU Centre of Excellence, Centre for European Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, August 26-27, 2010.

C.Viju and W.A. Kerr 2010, Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement: Will Agriculture be an Issue?, presented at the joint meeting of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Agricultural and Applied Economics Association/Western Agricultural Economics Association, Denver, July 25-27.

A.L. Sawka and W.A. Kerr, 2010, Challenging US Country of Origin Labelling at the World Trade Organization: The Law, The Issues and The Evidence, presented at the The Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network (CATPRN) Workshop, Toronto, May 15.

C. Viju, W.A. Kerr and C. Mekkaoui, 2010, Substantially Not All Trade, presented at the The Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network (CATPRN) Workshop, Toronto, May 15

C. Viju and W.A. Kerr, 2010, Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, presented at the ECSA-C (European Community Studies Association – Canada) 8th Biennial Conference “Whither Europe?”, Victoria, BC, April.

W.A. Kerr, 2010, The European Union’s Strategy for Geographic Indicators: Conflicts over Intellectual Property, Agriculture and Development, invited presentation at the Centre for European Studies/Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont., February 4.

Presentations at Conferences (Non-Invited)

S. Smyth, W.A. Kerr and P.W.B. Phillips, (2011) Managing Trade in Products of Biotechnology: Which Alternative to Choose: Science or Politics? Paper presented to the 11th ICABR Conference. Frascati, Italy. June.

A. Williams and W.A. Kerr, 2011, Trade Implications of the Revised US and EU Biofuel Mandates, Presented at the annual Canadian Agricultural Economics Society meetings in Banff, June.

C. Viju and W.A. Kerr, 2011, How Integrated are EU Agricultural Markets?, presented at the Canadian Economics Association Annual Meeting, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, June.

B. Dayananda and W.A. Kerr, 2011, Dealing with Zero Tolerance for GM Products: What Have We Learened from the EU’s Treatment of Canadian Triffid Flax, presented at the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network (CATPRN) workshop, Toronto, May 28, 2011.

C. Viju, W.A. Kerr and C. Mekkaoui, 2010, Everything is on the Table: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, presented at the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Meeting, Berkeley, Dec. 2010

S. Smyth, W.A. Kerr and P.W.B. Phillips, 2010, The Incompatibility of Science and Trade at the International Level, presented at the 14th ICABR Conference entitled: “Bioeconomy Governance: Policy, Environmental and Health Regulation, and Public Investments in Research”, Ravello, Italy, June 16-18, 2010.

C. Viju and W.A. Kerr, 2010, Is the Subsidy for Biofuels the Way to Go?, presented at the 14th ICABR Conference entitled: “Bioeconomy Governance: Policy, Environmental and Health Regulation, and Public Investments in Research”, Ravello, Italy, June 16-18, 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

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