Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University School of Management

Ph.D., Yale University Department of Economics


E-mail: alex.w.cohen [at]

Office address: Yale University School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06520-8200


Download my CV here [updated August 2015]

Working Papers

Do Factor and Financial Market Frictions Interact to Constrain Growth? Evidence from Firms and Farms [December 2014] new draft coming soon (contact me for latest version)

Measurement Error and the Farm Size-Productivity Relationship: An Instrumental Variables Approach Using Self-Reported Land Area and GPS Estimates [February 2015] new draft coming soon (contact me for latest version)

Work in Progress

Index Insurance and Child Human Capital Accumulation (with Christopher Barrett and Nishith Prakash)