Center for International Development, Harvard University
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“The Product Space Conditions the Development of Nations” with C. Hidalgo, A. Barabasi, and R. Hausmann. Science Magazine 317(5837): 482-487. July 27th, 2007. Links available from KSG press release here. Press stories about this research can be seen in Newsweek, the Financial Times, Science News, and Slate Magazine. See my co-author's Product Space Website for all related resources.
"South Africa’s Export Predicament” with Ricardo Hausmann. 2008. Economics of Transition 16(4): 609-637.
“Can Entrepreneurial Activity be Taught? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Central America” with Matthias Schundeln. Harvard Center for International Development Working Paper #153 available here. Forthcoming, World Development.
“Doing Growth Diagnostics in Practice: A Mindbook” with Ricardo Hausmann and Rodrigo Wagner. Harvard Center for International Development Working Paper #177 available here.
“Examining Beneficiation" with Ricardo Hausmann and Robert Lawrence. Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Research Working Paper RWP08-030 available here.
“The structure of the Product Space and the Evolution of Comparative Advantage” with Ricardo Hausmann. Harvard Center for International Development Working Paper #146 available here.
“Is South-South Trade a Testing Ground for Structural Transformation?" United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series #40 available here.
“Structural Transformation and Patterns of Comparative Advantage in the Product Space” with Ricardo Hausmann. Harvard Center for International Development Working Paper #128 available here.
“Uncertainty in the Search for New Export Activities” Harvard Center for International Development Working Paper #16 available here.
“Innovation and Export Portfolios” with Daniel Lederman. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper #3983 available here. Forthcoming, Economic Systems.
“Diversification, Innovation, and Imitation of the Global Technological Frontier” with Daniel Lederman. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper #3872 available here. Published in Breaking Into New Markets: Emerging Lessons for Export Diversification, W. Shaw R. Newfarmer & P. Walkenhorst (Eds.)
“Discovery and Development: An Empirical Exploration of ‘New’ Products” with Daniel Lederman. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper #3450 available here.
“Beyond the City: The Rural Contribution to Development” (contributing researcher) by Daniel Lederman & Guillermo Perry. LCRCE Flagship Report, 2005. Link to document here.