Alessandra Bonfiglioli

Reader in Economics

School of Economics and Finance - Queen Mary University of London

CEPR Research Fellow

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Research Interests

International Trade, Growth and Income Distribution, Political Economy, Financial Economics

Publications

- Comment on ‘Trade integration in Colombia: A dynamic general equilibrium study with new exporter dynamics’ by George Alessandria and Oscar Avila, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 115 (2020)

- Heterogeneity, Selection and Labor Market Disparities (with Gino Gancia), Review of Economic Dynamics 31, 305-325 (January 2019)

Earlier version: CEPR Discussion Paper 9981, May 2014

Read the non-technical summary on Vox and Nada Es Gratis (in Spanish)

- Trade, Finance and Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity (with Rosario Crinò and Gino Gancia), Journal of the European Economic Association, 17(1), 79-130 (February 2019)

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- Betting on Exports: Trade and Endogenous Heterogeneity (with Rosario Crinò and Gino Gancia), The Economic Journal 128, 612-651 (March 2018)

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- Comment on "Liquidity Constrained Exporters" by Thomas Chaney, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 72 (2016), 155-158

- Growth, Selection and Appropriate Contracts (with Gino Gancia), Review of Economic Dynamics 17(1), 21-38 (January 2014)

- Uncertainty, Electoral Incentives and Political Myopia(with Gino Gancia), The Economic Journal 123, 373-400 (May 2013)

See the research video here

- Investor Protection and Income Inequality: Risk Sharing vs Risk Taking, Journal of Development Economics 99, 92-104 (September 2012) (online Appendix)

- North-South Trade and Directed Technical Change (with Gino Gancia), Journal of International Economics 76, 276-295 (December 2008)

- Financial Integration, Productivity and Capital Accumulation, Journal of International Economics 76, 337-355 (December 2008), Reprinted in Ostry, Jonathan, Atish Ghosh and Mahvash Qureshi (Eds.) Capital Controls, Edward Elgar Publishing (2015) - extended working paper version (June 2008) here

- Explaining Co-movements Between Stock Markets: The Case of US and Germany (with Carlo A. Favero), Journal of International Money and Finance 24(8), 1299-1316 (December 2005)

Working papers and work in progress

- Concentration in International Markets: Evidence from US Imports (with Rosario Crinò and Gino Gancia) CEPR Discussion Paper 13566, November 2020

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- Robot Imports and Firm-Level Outcomes (with Rosario Crinò, Harald Fadinger and Gino Gancia) CEPR Discussion Paper 14593, November 2020

- Firms and Economic Performance: a View form Trade (with Rosario Crinò and Gino Gancia), CEPR Discussion Paper 12829, September 2020

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- Export, Female Comparative Advantage and the Gender Wage Gap (with Federica De Pace) March 2020

- Economic Uncertainty and Structural Reforms (with Rosario Crinò and Gino Gancia), CEPR Discussion Paper 10937, this version February 2020 R&R at Quantitative Economics

Read the non-technical summary on Vox, Nada Es Gratis (in Spanish) and lavoce.info (in Italian)

Finalist for the 2016 prize Vanguardia de la Ciencia: press coverage in Spanish here and here

- The Political Cost of Reforms, CEPR Discussion Paper 8421, May 2011, (early version of "Uncertainty, Electoral Incentives and Political Myopia")

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- Financial Liberalization, Banking Crises and Growth: Assessing the Links (with Caterina Mendicino), October 2004

Discussions

- "The U.S.-China Trade War: An Event Study of Stock-Market Responses" by Peter Egger and Jiaqing Zhu (October 2019)

- "BigTech and the Changing Structure of Financial Intermediation" by Jon Frost, Leonardo Gambacorta, Yi Huang, Hyun Song Shin and Pablo Zbinden (April 2019)

- "Collateral, Misallocation, and Aggregate Productivity: Evidence from the U.S. Housing Boom" by Sebastian Doerr (June 2018)

- "Liquidity, Innovation, and Endogenous Growth" by Semyon Malamud and Francesca Zucchi (December 2016)

- "Liquidity Constrained Exporters" by Thomas Chaney (October 2015)

- "Catalytic IMF? A Gross Flow Approach" by Aitor Erce and Daniel Riera-Crichton (June 2015)

- "The Real Effects of Capital Controls: Credit Constraints, Exporters and Firm Investment" by Laura Alfaro, Anusha Chari and Fabio Kanczuk (June 2014)

- "Sovereigns, Upstream Capital Flows, and Global Imbalances" by Laura Alfaro, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan and Vadym Volosovych (June 2013)

- "Quantifying Productivity Gains from Foreign Investment" by Christian Fons-Rosen, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Bent E. Sorensen, Carolina Villegas-Sanchez and Vadym Volosovych (March 2013)

- "Non-linear Growth Effects of Financial Development: Does Financial Integration Matter?" by Arjana Brezigar Masten, Fabrizio Coricelli and Igor Masten (June 2008)

- "Regulating Capital Flows to Emerging Markets: an Externality View" by Anton Korinek (April 2008)

- "Exporting and Economic Performance: Firm-Level Evidence From Spanish Manufacturing" by José Carlos Fariñas and Ana Martín-Marcos (June 2006)

Teaching

- Macroeconomics 1 - QMUL Undergraduate, Winter 2018

- International Trade - QMUL Undergraduate, Winter 2018 and 2019

- Economía Internacional 1 - UPF Undergraduate, Winter 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

- International Economics 1 - UPF Undergraduate, Fall 2014, 2015 and 2016

- International Trade - Master ITFD, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Winter 2011, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012