Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS                                                                                             Empirical Microeconomics, Labor Economics, International Trade, Development Economics

PUBLICATIONS

“Comparative Advantage, Capital Destruction, and Hurricanes”, with Martino Pelli.  Journal of International Economics, 108, 315-337, 2017. [paper][online appendix]

“Wage Formation: Towards Isolating Search and Bargaining Effects from the Marginal Product”. The Economic Journal, 127, 1693–1729, 2017. [paper][online appendix]

“The Wage Response to Shocks: The Role of Inter-Occupational Labor Adjustment”, Labour Economics, 37, 28-37, 2015. [paper][online appendix]

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

“Estimating the Gains from Trade in Frictional Local Labor Markets”, with German Pupato and Ben Sand.
“Increased Consumer Price Sensitivity and Wage Inequality”, with Matias Cortes and Uta Schoenberg.
“Does Transport Infrastructures Create Resilience to Hurricanes? Evidence from India”, with Martino Pelli.
“Technological Change, Firm Heterogeneity and Wage Inequality”, with Matias Cortes and Uta Schoenberg.
“Wages in the U.S. and Germany: Do Spillover Effects Explain the Difference?”, with Ben Sand
“Rural Electrification and Employment in India: Demand or Supply-Side Effect?”, with Rémi Bazillier, Ujjayant Chakravorty and Martino Pelli

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS

Cadot, O., M. Olarreaga and J. Tschopp (2010), “Do Trade Agreements Reduce the Volatility of Agricultural Assistance Rates?”, in Kym Anderson (ed.), The Political Economy of Agricultural Trade Distortions, Cambridge University Press, July 2010. [paper version]

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