Research

Peer Reviewed Publications 

Bahar, D. and H. Rapoport. "Migration, knowledge diffusion and the comparative advantage of nations." The Economic Journal128, 612(F273-F305), (2018).

Data for replication can be provided upon request

Bahar, D. and MA Santos. "One more resource curse: Dutch disease and export concentration." Journal of Development Economics 132 (2018) 102–114

[Harvard CID Working Paper Version]

Data for replication can be provided upon request


Bahar, D., CA Molina, MA Santos "Fool’s Gold: Currency Devaluations and Stock Prices of Multinational Companies Operating in Venezuela".

Accepted for publication by  Economía (Journal of LACEA)

[Harvard CID Working Paper Version]



Bahar D. "Measuring knowledge intensity in manufacturing industries: A new approach". Applied Economic Letters (2018)
[Working paper accepted for publication] [Knowledge Intensity Measures]

Bahar, D., R. Hausmann, and C.A. Hidalgo. "Neighbors and the Evolution of the Comparative Advantage of Nations: Evidence of International Knowledge Diffusion?" Journal of International Economics 92 (2014) 111-123
Data for replication can be provided upon request


Working papers and selected work in progress

Bahar, D. "The hardships of long distance relationships: knowledge transmission and the ease of communication within multinational firms"
Revision requested by the Review of World Economics
Previously circulated as "Heavier than air? Knowledge Transmission within the Multinational Firm"

Bahar, D., E. Stein, R. Wagner and S. Rosenow "The birth and growth of new export clusters: which mechanisms drive diversification?"
Revision requested by World Development

[Download] [Harvard CID Working Paper Version] [Blog Post]


Bahar, D., A. Hauptmann, C. Özgüel and H. Rapoport "Let their knowledge flow: the effect of Yugoslavian returning refugees on export productivity


Bahar, D. and R. Choudhury "The ease of communication and global innovation"

[Coming Soon]

Bahar, D., R. Choudhury and J. Sappenfield "Migration reforms and global innovation"
[Coming Soon]

Bahar, D. "Diversification or specialization: what is the path to growth and development?"
[Download] [Blog Post]

Policy Papers and Others Oldies

Bahar, D. 2009. "Aid and Fertility." Harvard CID Working Papers Series, no. 38. 

Bahar, D. 2011. "Guide for Private Sector Assessment Report (PSAR) in the Caribbean Countries." Inter American Development Bank / Compete Caribbean. [Download]