Publications

Blending Theory and Data: A Space Odyssey
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 36(3): 185-210, 2022.

Imports, Exports, and Earnings Inequality: Measures of Exposure and Estimates of Incidence
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 137(3): 1495-1522, 2022 (Joint with Rodrigo Adao, Paul Carrillo, Arnaud Costinot, and Dina Pomeranz)

The Role of Trade in Economic Development
Handbook of International Economics (Volume 5), Gita Gopinath, Elhanan Helpman, Kenneth Rogoff, eds, pp 1-59, 2022 (joint with David Atkin)

Persistence and Path Dependence: A Primer
Regional Science and Urban Economics (special issue on “Urban Economics and History”), 94, 2022 (joint with Treb Allen)

The More We Die, The More We Sell? A Simple Test of the Home-Market Effect
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 134(2): 843–894, 2019 (joint with Arnaud Costinot, Margaret Kyle and Heidi Williams).

The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade
Review of Economic Studies, 1(1):46-80, 2019 (joint with Costas Arkolakis, Arnaud Costinot and Andres Rodriguez-Clare).

Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure
American Economic Review, 108(4-5):899-934, 2018.

Nonparametric Counterfactual Predictions in Neoclassical Models of International Trade
American Economic Review, 107(3): 633-689, 2017 (joint with Rodrigo Adao and Arnaud Costinot).

The View from Above: Applications of Satellite Data in Economics
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 30(4):171-198, 2016 (joint with Adam Storeygard).

Railroads and American Economic Growth: a “Market Access” Approach
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(2):799-858, 2016 (joint with Richard Hornbeck).

Evolving Comparative Advantage and the Impact of Climate Change in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from 1.7 Million Fields around the Earth
Journal of Political Economy, 124(1):205-248, 2016 (joint with Arnaud Costinot and Cory Smith).

The Gains from Market Integration
Annual Review of Economics, 7:619-647, 2015.

Comparative Advantage and Optimal Trade Policy
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130(2):659- 702, 2015 (joint with Arnaud Costinot, Jon Vogel and Ivan Werning).

Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage: Old Idea, New Evidence
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 102(3): 453-458, 2012 (joint with Arnaud Costinot).

What Goods Do Countries Trade? A Quantitative Exploration of Ricardo’s Ideas
Review of Economic Studies, 79(2): 581-608, 2012 (joint with Arnaud Costinot and Ivana Komunjer).

Can Openness Mitigate the Effects of Weather Shocks? Evidence from India’s Famine Era
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 100(2): 449-453, 2010 (joint with Robin Burgess).

Confronting Global Poverty (Expert Group on Development Issues)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aid, Government of Sweden, 2005 (with Timothy Besley and Robin Burgess).