Working Papers

Research Papers are grouped by topic areas

Recent or recently updated working papers (since July 2016)

  • The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach

    May 2018

    with Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova, and Andreas Moxnes 

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  • Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization

    April 2018

    with Teresa Fort, Valerie Smeets, and Frederic Warzynski

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  • Firm-to-firm Connections in Colombian Imports

    October 2017

    with Esther Ann Boler and Swati Dhingra

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  • Global Firms

    February 2017

    with J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott and Stephen J. Redding (forthcoming Journal of Economic Literature)

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  • Product Switching and the Business Cycle

    September 2016

    with Toshi Okubo

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  • Importers, Exporters and the Division of the Gains from Trade

    October 2016

    with Swati Dhingra

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Globalization and Firms

These papers consider the relationship between international trade and the structure of economic activity.

  • Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization

    April 2018

    with Teresa Fort, Valerie Smeets, and Frederic Warzynski

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  • Global Firms

    February 2017

    with J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott and Stephen J. Redding (forthcoming Journal of Economic Literature)

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  • Importers, Exporters, and the Division of the Gains from Trade

    October 2016

    with Swati Dhingra

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  • Chinese Exporters, Currency Exposure, and the Value of the Renminbi

    February 2008

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  • Strategic Responses to Multiple Dimensions of Low-Cost-Country Competition

    February 2007

    with Peter Koerte

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  • Transfer Pricing by U.S.-Based Multinationals

    August 2006

    with J. Bradford Jensen and Peter Schott

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  • Foreign Owners and Plant Survival

    October 2003

    with Fredrik Sjöholm

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  • Who Dies? International Trade, Market Structure and Industrial Restructuring

    April 2001

    with J. Bradford Jensen

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Multi-Product Firms and Product Switching

These papers consider the choice of products by firms in response to changes in market structure.

  • Global Firms

    February 2017

    with J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott and Stephen J. Redding (forthcoming Journal of Economic Literature)

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  • Product Switching and the Business Cycle

    October 2016

    with Toshihiro Okubo

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  • Multi-Product Firms and Product Switching in Japan

    July 2013

     with Toshihiro Okubo

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  • Concording EU Trade and Production Data over Time

    November 2012

    with Ilke Van Beveren and Hylke Vandenbussche (Concordance files and programs available here). This is also available as NBER Working Paper #18604 and CEPR Discussion paper #9254

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Exporting, Productivity, and Firm Performance

These papers consider the relationship between selling overseas and various aspects of firm performance including productivity.

  • Global Firms

    February 2017

    with J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott and Stephen J. Redding (forthcoming Journal of Economic Literature)

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  • Importers, Exporters and the Division of the Gains from Trade

    October 2016

    with Swati Dhingra

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  • Concording EU Trade and Production Data over Time

    November 2012

    with Ilke Van Beveren and Hylke Vandenbussche (Concordance files and programs available here). This is also available as NBER Working Paper #18604 and CEPR Discussion paper #9254

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Deindustrialization, Globalization and The Manufacturing Firm

These papers consider the changing nature of firms that control the production of goods and the process of deindustrialization in advanced economies.

  • Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization

    April 2018

    with Teresa Fort, Valerie Smeets, and Frederic Warzynski

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Other

  • A Note on Empirical Implementation of the Lens Condition

    December 2004

    with Raymond Robertson and Peter Schott

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