Research


Publications

Regional Economic Development in Europe: The Role of Total Factor Productivity, forthcoming: Regional Studies. (with S. Beugelsdijk and P. Milionis)

Value Diversity and Regional Economic Development, forthcoming: Scandinavian Journal of Economics. (with S. Beugelsdijk and P. Milionis) (Media coverage: LSE Business Review, Süddeutsche Zeitung, FEB Blog)

Measuring Value Diversity within Countries, in: Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues (eds. Joan Costa-Font and Mario Macis), pp. 129-172, MIT Press, 2017. (with S. Beugelsdijk)

Diversity and Trust: The Role of Shared Values Journal of Comparative Economics, 44 (3), pp. 522-540, 2016. (with S. Beugelsdijk)

Cultural Change, Risk-Taking Behavior and Implications for Economic Development, Journal of Development Economics, 110, pp. 158-169, 2014.

Quantifying the Evolution of World Trade, 1870-1949, Journal of International Economics, 92 (1), pp. 185-197, 2014. (with P. Milionis) (featured in Financial Times)

Cultural Constraints on Innovation-Based GrowthEconomic Inquiry, 52 (2), pp. 796-810, 2014. (with P. Milionis). 

Cultural Dimensions, Collective Values and their Importance for InstitutionsJournal of Comparative Economics, 41 (2), pp. 447-467, 2013.


Working Papers

Work in Progress

The Short- and Long-Run Effectiveness of EU Cohesion Policy (with S. Beugelsdijk and P. Milionis)

Complementary Human Capital Investment and Long-Run Development (with P. Milionis)

Culture and entrepreneurship (with S. Beugelsdijk and J. Kleinhempel)

Social capital and entrepreneurship: Evidence from European Regions (with S. Beugelsdijk and J. Kleinhempel)

Health and human capital: Evidence from European Regions (with P. Milionis)

The Gravity Model in a Long-Run Context (with P. Milionis and R. Zymek)