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Crina Viju

Associate Professor – European Economic Integration

Degrees:Ph.D. (University of Saskatchewan)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8440
Email:crina.viju@carleton.ca
Office:3312 Richcraft Hall (former River Building)

Research Interests Related to European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

European Economic Integration; Economies in Transition; EU Enlargement; EU’s Common Agricultural Policy;

Current Research Projects

  • EU market integration
  • EU trade policy
  • Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Areas of Current Teaching

  • EURR 2001 Current Issues in European Politics and Society
  • EURR 2002 Europe and Russia in the World
  • ECON 3808 The Economics of Transition
  • EURR 5102/INAF 5802 International Political Economy of Transition
  • EURR 5105/INAF 5803 European Economic Integration
  • EURR 5109/INAF 5805 The European Union in International Affairs
  • EURR 5001 Inter-disciplinary Seminar in European and Russian Studies
  • EURR 5300 Inter-disciplinary Seminar in European and European Union Studies

Selected Publications Relating to the European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Articles

Viju, C., Kerr, W. A. and Smyth, S. (2017) “Approaches to Set Rules for Trade in the Products of Agricultural Biotechnology. Is Harmonization under Trans-Pacific Partnership Possible?” Journal of Agricultural, Food, and Industrial Organization, Vol. 15(1), pp. .

Viju, C. and Kerr, W.A. (2016) “Does the single market extend to acceding states? Evidence from EU agriculture.” Current Politics and Economics of Europe, Vol. 27(1), pp. 25-51.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2014) “Free Riding as a Business Strategy during Antidumping Actions”, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 13(2), pp. 89-106.

 Rose, S. and Viju, C. (2014) “Income Inequality in Post-Communist Central and Eastern European Countries”, Eastern Journal of European Studies, Vol. 5(1), pp. 5-19.

 Viju C., Yeung M. and Kerr W.A. (2014) “Zero Tolerance and the Rules of Trade: Lessons from the Discovery of Genetically Modified Flax in the European Union”, World Economy Vol. 37(1), pp. 137-150.

 Viju C., Yeung M. and Kerr W.A. (2013) “Geographical Indications, Conflicted Preferential Agreements and Market Access”, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 16(2), pp. 409-437.

 Viju C., Yeung M.T. and Kerr W. (2012) “The Trade Implications of the Post-Moratorium European Union Approval System for Genetically Modified Organisms”, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 46(5), pp. 1207-1238.

 Viju C., Yeung M.T. and Kerr W. (2012) “Geographical Indications, Barriers to Market Access and Preferential Trade Agreements”, CATPRN Commissioned Paper and Trade Policy Brief, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-CP/CP-2012-01-viju-yeung-kerr.pdf, February 2012.

 Viju C., Yeung M.T. and Kerr W. (2011) “Post-Moratorium EU Regulation of Genetically Modified Products: Triffid Flax”, CATPRN Commissioned Paper and Trade Policy Brief, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-CP/CP2011-03-viju-yeung-kerr.pdf, September 2011.

Viju C., Yeung M.T. and Kerr W. (2011) “Post-Moratorium EU Regulation of Genetically Modified Products: Trade Concerns”, CATPRN Commissioned Paper and Trade Policy Brief, http://www.uoguelph.ca/catprn/PDF-CP/CP-2011-02-Viju.pdf, July 2011.

 Viju C. and Kerr W. A. (2011) “Agriculture in the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)”, International Journal, Vol. 66(3), Summer 2011.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. Protectionism and Global Recession – Has the Link Been Broken?, “Journal of World Trade”, Vol. 45(3), June 2011.

Viju C., Kerr W.A. and Mekkaoui C. (2010) Everything is on the Table: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, CATPRN Commissioned paper.

Viju C. (2010) Are Agri-Food Trade Issues changing?, “The Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy”, Vol. 11(1), pp. 128-135.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2009) Energy Price Forecasting during Disequilibrium, “Energy Politics”, Issue 17: Spring 2009, pp. 88-103.

Viju C, Nolan J. and Kerr W.A. (2006) Common Markets? Measuring Price Integration in European Agricultural Markets, “Review of European and Russian Affairs”, Vol. 2 (1), pp. 33-56.

Edited books

DeBardeleben, J. and Viju, C. (2013) Economic Crisis in Europe:  What it means for the EU and Russia, Palgrave MacMillan.

Chapters in Edited Books.

Viju, C., Smyth, S. and Kerr, W. (2017) “Agricultural Biotechnology and Food Security: Can the CETA, TPP and TTIP Become Venues to Facilitate Trade in GM Products” in Schmitz, A. (ed.) World Agricultural Resources and Food Security, Emerald Book Publishing, pp. 191-206.

Viju, C. (forthcoming, 2017) “No Middle Ground? Economic Relations Between the EU, Ukraine and Russia”, in Casier,T. and DeBardeleben, J. (eds.) EU-Russia relations in crisis: understanding diverging perceptions, Routledge.

Viju, C. (forthcoming 2017) “Common Agricultural Policy” in E. Brunet-Jailly, A. Hurrelmann and A. Verdun (eds.) European Union Governance and Policy Making: A Canadian Perspective, University of Toronto Press.

Viju, C. (2014) “Market Access and Trade” in K. Ludlow, S. Smyth and J. Falck-Zepeda (eds.) Socio-economic Considerations in Biotechnology Regulation, Springer Science and Business Media, LLC, pp. 201-215.

 Viju, C. and Kerr, W.A. (2013) “Do the Rules of International Trade Constrain Protection? The Global Recession and EU Trade Policy” in J. DeBardeleben and C. Viju (eds.) Economic Crisis in Europe:  What it means for the EU and Russia, Palgrave MacMillan.

Viju C. and Kerr W. A. (2005) Agricultural market access issues upon accession to EU. Case study: Romania, “Challenges of Romania’s Accession to the Europe Union” Studies, Papers and Researches, West University of Timisoara Publishing House.

Viju C., Baourakis G., Migdalas A., Doumpos M. and Pardalos P. (2003) Portfolio optimization using the Markowitz model: An application to the Bucharest Stock Exchange, in P. Pardalos (ed), “Financial Engineering, E-Commerce and Supply Chain Management”, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Conference presentations

Viju C. and Sharapov T. (2015) Invited speaker, “EU or Russia: Ukraine’s Economic Dilemma”, Jean Monnet workshop: EU-Russian Relations: Which Way Forward?, Saint Petersburg, June 26-27, 2015.

 Viju C. (2015) “EU’s New Generation of Free Trade Agreements: Is Everything on the Table?” at CEA (Canadian Economics Association) 49th Annual Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, 29-31 May, 2015.

 Viju C. (2015) CES Webinar on the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, Carleton University, February 12, 2015.

 Viju C. (2014) “CETA and Regulatory Cooperation”, at Canada EU Strategic Dialogue (Regional Trade Agreements and EU Trade Policy) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, October 31, 2014.

 Viju C. (2014) “Agriculture in the EU’s New Generation of Free Trade Agreements: CETA and TTIP”, at EU in International Affairs IV Conference, Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel,  Brussels 22 – 24 May 2014.

 Viju C. (2014) “EU as a Global Economic Actor”, invited lecture at the EU Study Tour, Brussels, May 21, 2014.

Viju C. (2014) “TTIP and Agriculture: Can We Learn Anything from CETA?”, at ECSA-C (European Community Studies Association – Canada) 10th Biennial Conference, Montreal, QC, May 8-10, 2014.

 Viju C. and Sharapov, T. (2014) “No Middle Ground? The EU, Ukraine and Russia”, invited presentation at the Jean Monnet workshop: Approaching EU-Russia Relations Differently, Mainz, April 11-12, 2014.

Viju C. (2014) “EU or Russia? Ukraine’s Economic Dilemma”, invited presentation at the Jean Monnet policy workshop: Ukraine and Beyond: Is the EU’s Eastern Partnership an effective policy for its neighbours?, Carleton University, Ottawa, March 31st, 2014 (co-organizers: Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania and the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue).

 Viju, C. and Kerr, W. A. (2012) “Protectionism during Recession – Why Are Trade Barriers No Longer the Preferred Policy Choice?” at the World Conference on Business, Economics and Management, Belek, Antalya, Turkey, May 4-6, 2012.

 Viju, C. and Kerr, W.A. (2012) “EU Trade Policy and the Late 2000s Global Recession” at ECSA-C (European Community Studies Association – Canada) 9th Biennial Conference, Ottawa, ON, April 27-28, 2012.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2011) “How integrated are EU agricultural markets?” at the CEA (Canadian Economics Association) Annual Meeting, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, June 2011.

 Kerr, W.A., Viju, C. and Mekkaoiu, C. (2011) “Beyond the photo-op: Agriculture in Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement” at the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, March 2011.

Viju C. and Kerr, W.A. (2010) “Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement” at the IATRC (International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium) Annual Meeting, Berkley, CA, December 2010.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2010) “The Global Financial Crisis and Trade Policy: Why were the Dark Predictions Not Fulfilled?” at thePolicy Research Workshop, Centre for European Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, August 2010.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2010) “Does Expansion of the European Union Mean Extension of the Single Market?” at the 5th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications, Athens, Greece, July 2010.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2010) “Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement: Will Agriculture Be an Issue?” at the CAES (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, July 2010.

Viju C., Kerr W.A. and Mekkaoui C. (2010) “Everything Is On the Table: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement” at the CATPRN (Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network) annual meeting, Toronto, ON, May 2010.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2010) “Substantially Not All Trade: Agriculture in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement” at the ECSA-C (European Community Studies Association – Canada) 8th Biennial Conference “Whither Europe?”, Victoria, BC, April 2010.

Viju C. and  Kerr W.A. (2009) “Are EU agricultural markets integrated?” at the CAES (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society) Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, May 2009.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2009) “Antidumping Actions” Presented at the CEA (Canadian Economics Association) Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, May 2009.

Viju C., Brownsey, K. and Rayner, J. (2008) Round Table on Energy Futures Politics and Policy on the Prairies, Prairie Provinces Political Science Association 1st Annual Conference, University of Regina, Regina, SK, September 2008.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2008) “Biofuel industry: trade issues” Presented at the CEA (Canadian Economics Association) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, June 2008.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2008) “Antidumping actions and free riding” Presented at the CAES (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, QC, July, 2008.

Viju C., Kerr W.A. and Nolan J. (2007) “Trade Issues in Biofuel Industry: Future Trade Disputes?” Presented at the CAES (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, August, 2007.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2007) “The Biofuel Industry and Possible Trade Disputes” Presented at the AAEA (Alberta Agricultural Economics Association) Annual Conference “Agriculture’s Developing New Horizon”, Red Deer, AB, May, 2007.

Viju C., Kerr W.A. and Nolan J. (2006) “Subsidization of the Biofuel Industry: Security vs. Clean Air?” Presented at the AAEA (American Agricultural Economics Association) Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, July, 2006.

Viju C., Nolan J. and Kerr W.A. (2006) “Market Integration? An Empirical Study in Agricultural Trade in the EU.” Presented at the CAES (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society) Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, May, 2006.

Viju C., Nolan J. and Kerr W.A. (2006) “Common Markets? Measuring Price Integration in European Agricultural Markets.”Presented at the YRN (Young Researchers Network) meeting and ECSA-C (European Community Studies Association – Canada) conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, May, 2006.

Viju C. and Kerr W. A. (2005) “Agricultural market access issues upon accession to EU. Case study: Romania.”Presented at the International Colloquium Romania and the European Union in 2007, Timisoara, Romania, May, 2005.

Viju C., Baourakis G., Migdalas A., Doumpos M. and Pardalos P. (2002) “Portfolio optimization using the Markowitz model: An application to the Bucharest Stock Exchange.” Presented at the International Conference on Financial Engineering, E-commerce and Supply Chain, Athens, Greece, June, 2002.

Selected Professional Contributions

Associate Director, Centre for European Studies (CES), Carleton University

Member of Canadian Economics Association (CEA)

Member of Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES)

Member of European Community Studies Association – Canada (ECSA-C)