Research

Working Papers

Gains from Trade with Variable Trade Elasticities (with W. J. Brooks), R&R International Economic Review.

The Neoclassical Growth Model and the Labor Share Decline (with Z. L. Mahone and J. Naval).

Optimal Design and Quantitative Evaluation of the Minimum Wage (with Z. L. Mahone).

Technical Appendix

The Curious Incident of Luxury Imports during the Top-Income Surge (with S. Houle and M. R. Veall).


Work in progress

∙ The Measured Productivity Disconnect (with W. Brooks and T. J. Kehoe).

∙ A Simple Method to Solve Heterogeneous-Firm Trade Models (with T. J. Kehoe and K. J. Ruhl).

∙ Structural Transformation and Trade: Spain-UK 1850-2000 (with J. C. Conesa, M. J. Delventhal and G. Raveendranathan).


Publications

Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity: Estimation Methods Matter (with J. M. Kealey and C. Sosa-Padilla), accepted by Economic Inquiry.

The Canadian Productivity Stagnation, 2002-2014 (with J. C. Conesa), Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 52(2), May 2019.

Technical Appendix and Excel file with the data.

Capital Accumulation and the Welfare Gains from Trade (with W. J. Brooks), Economic Theory, vol. 66(2), August 2018, 491-523.

Quantitative Trade Models: Developments and Challenges (with T. J. Kehoe and J. Rossbach), Annual Review of Economics, vol. 9, August 2017, 295-325.

Link to the Minneapolis Fed Research Staff Report 537. Link to NBER Working Paper 22706.

Fiscal Discipline and Defaults (with G. Fernandez de Cordoba and J. L. Torres), Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 24, March 2017, 1-13.

The Opportunity Costs of Entrepreneurs in International Trade (with T. J. Kehoe and K. J. Ruhl), Economics Letters, vol. 146, September 2016, 1-3.

Link to the Minneapolis Fed Research Staff Report 533. Link to NBER Working Paper 22514.

Policy Distortions and Aggregate Productivity: the Role of Idiosyncratic Shocks (with J. M. Da-Rocha), The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 11(1), Topics, 35, 2011.

In Spanish

Eficiencia y Equilibrio en un Modelo de Formación de Derechos de Propiedad (with J. M. Da-Rocha and J. Sempere), El Trimestre Económico, vol. LXXXI (3), núm. 323, julio-septiembre, 2014, 579-593.

Not peer-reviewed

Improving the Analysis of Trade Policy (with T. J. Kehoe and J. Rossbach), Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Economic Policy Paper, 18-1, January 2018.


Old working papers

Vessel Dynamics, ITQ’s and Endogenous Fleet Distributions (with J. M. Da-Rocha and J. Touza), Working Document for STECF- EWG1107. Hamburg, June 2011.