Jonas Hjort

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Associate Professor of Economics

and

Gary Winnick and Martin Granoff Associate Professor of Business

Columbia University, Graduate School of Business


Uris Hall, 622
3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

hjort@columbia.edu

+1-212-854-5957 
























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RESEARCH ON WORKERS, FIRMS, AND ORGANIZATIONS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Publications

Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 129, no. 4, 1899-1946, November 2014
Winner of the 2013 CESifo Prize for best paper in Applied Microeconomics


Journal of the European Economic Association, vol. 17, no. 3, June 2019


Working papers

Winner of the Oliver Williamson Award for Best Paper presented at the Society of Institutional and Organizational Economics 2018 annual conference in Montréal






(Somewhat advanced stage) work in progress 

Ethnic Investing and the Value of Firms, with Christopher Yenkey and Changcheng Song. [abstract]

Access-to-demand Frictions and Firm Growth: Experimental Evidence from Liberia, with Vinayak Iyer and Golvine de Rochambeau. [abstract]

Why Doesn't Technology Flow to Poor Countries? An Analysis of Multinational Wage Patterns, with Hannes Malmberg and Todd Schoellman[abstract]


RESEARCH ON OTHER TOPICS AND IN NON-ECONOMICS JOURNALS

Does a Free Labor Market Sort Workers to First Jobs Better than a Lottery? Norway's Shift Away from Doctor Assignment by Random Serial Dictatorship, with Ashna Arora. Work in progress [abstract]

American Economic Journal: Applied Economicsvol. 9, issue 4, 78-104, October 2017

BMJ: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, vol. 70, 271-277, 2016

The Economic History Review, vol. 63, no. 3, 688-709, August 2010