Research


Publications

Taxing the Good? Distortions, Productivity, and Misallocation in Sub-Saharan Africa, with Xavier Cirera and Hibret Maemir, January 2017, accepted at World Bank Economic Review

Entry and Exit, Multi-Product Firms, and Allocative Distortions  AEJ: Macroeconomics Vol 10 No. 2, April 2018 

The Anatomy of a Credit Crunch: from Capital to Labor Markets, with Francisco Buera and Yongseok Shin, Review of Economic Dynamics, January 2015

Entry, Trade Costs and International Business Cycles with Jose Ignacio Lopez,  Journal of International Economics 94 (2014), 224-238


Working Papers

The Dynamics of Development: Innovation and Reallocation, with Francisco Buera, July 2018

Size-Dependent Tax Enforcement and Compliance: Global Evidence and Aggregate Implications, with Pierre Bachas and Anders Jensen, February 2018 

The Elusive Missing Middle: The Size Distribution of Firms in Sub-Saharan Africa, Xavier Cirera, Hibret Maemir, and Nicolas Gonne, February 2018
[printable version]

Constrained Optimality and the Welfare Effects of Misallocation with Hugo Hopenhayn, (Preliminary draft, July 2012)