Recent Papers

Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity Under Firm Heterogeneity

Awarded the Chair Jacquemin Prize                         3rd R&R, Journal of Political Economy

(with Swati Dhingra)

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

(with Michael Carter)                                                 2nd 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 Growth

(with Michael Carter)                                                 CEP Discussion Paper No 1259

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

                                                                                  CEP Discussion Paper No 1291

Working Drafts

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

Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption

(with Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra)    

Work In Progress

Dynamics of Firm Location Decisions

 (with J. Groeger, R. Lessem, and Y. Takahashi)