Recent Papers

Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity Under Firm Heterogeneity

Awarded the Chair Jacquemin Prize                      R&R, Journal of Political Economy

(with Swati Dhingra)

Left, Right, Left: Income, Learning and Political Dynamics

(with Michael Carter)                                              R&R, Journal of Public Economics                                       

Productivity As If Space Mattered: An Application to Factor Markets Across China

(with Wenya Cheng, Kitjawat Tacharoen)                 CESifo Working Paper No. 4494

The Political Economy of Inclusive Rural Growth

(with Michael Carter)                                                 CEP Discussion Paper No 1259

Working Drafts

Is Skill Dispersion a Source of Productivity and Exporting in Developing Countries?

Benford’s Law, Families of Distributions, and a Test Basis