Welcome to my research page.

My research interests: Empirical Studies of Productivity, Trade, and Industry Dynamics 

Research Papers:

Working Papers:

Competition, Markups, and the Gains from International Trade, Appendix, with Chris Edmond and Virgiliu Midrigan, June 2014, R&R at American Economic Review

A Structural Model of Demand, Cost, and Export Market Selection for Chinese Footwear Producers, with Mark J. Roberts, Xiaoyan Fan, and Shengxing Zhang,  NBER Working Paper 17725, Dec, 2011, R&R at Review of Economic Studies

Trade, Skills, and Quality Upgrading: A Theory with Evidence from Colombia, with Ana Cecilia Fieler and Marcela Eslava, Feb 2014, under submission

Competitors, Complementors, Parents and Places: Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry, with Luis Cabral and Zhu Wang, April 2013

A Structural Empirical Model of R&D Investment, Firm Heterogeneity, and Industry Evolution, March, 2008

Refereed Publications:

Finance and Misallocation: Evidence from Plant-level DataAppendix, with Virgiliu Midrigan, American Economic Review, Feb, 2014

Entry, Exit, and The Determinants of Market Structure, NBER Working Paper 15313, with Timothy Dunne, Shawn Klimek, and Mark J. Roberts, Rand Journal of Economics, Fall, 2013

Entrepreneurship and the Extensive Margin in Export Growth: A Microeconomic Accounting of Costa Rica’s Export Growth during 1997-2007, with Daniel Lederman and Andres Rodriguez-Clare, World Bank Economic Review, July, 2011

R&D Investment,Exporting, and Productivity Dynamics, with Bee Yan Aw and Mark J. Roberts, American Economic Review, June, 2011

Macroeconomic Implications of Size-Dependent Policies, with Nezih Guner and Gustavo Ventura.  Review of Economic Dynamics, Oct, 2008

How Costly are Restrictions on Size, with Nezih Guner and Gustavo Ventura, Japan and the World Economy, 2006, 18, 302-320.

Other Publications and Works:

R&D Investment, Export, and the Evolution of Firm Productivity, with Bee Yan Aw and Mark Roberts, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May, 2008

The Dynamics of Market Structure and Market Size in Two Health Service Industries, with Timothy Dunne, Shawn Klimek,and Mark J. Roberts, in Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, and Mark J.Roberts (eds.) Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, University of Chicago Press.

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