Working Papers


Unequal expenditure switching: Evidence from Switzerland

with Raphael Auer, Ariel Burstein, and Sarah Lein, July 2021

Presentation slides (July 2021)


Discrimination and Racial Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from WWII” 

with Anna Aizer, Ryan Boone, and Adriana Lleras-Muney, September 2021


Trade and welfare (across local labor markets)

with Ryan Kim, April 2020


Published and Forthcoming Papers

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Trade shocks and labor market adjustment

with Ryan Kim

American Economic Review: Insights, 2021, Vol. 3, No. 1: 115-130.


Tradability and the Labor-Market Impact of Immigration: Theory and Evidence from the U.S.” (including Online Appendix)

with Ariel Burstein, Gordon Hanson, and Lin Tian

Econometrica, 2020, Vol. 88, Issue 3: 1071-1112.


Changes in between-group inequality: computers, occupations, and international trade

with Ariel Burstein and Eduardo Morales

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2019, Vol. 11, No. 2: 348-400.


International Trade, Technology, and the Skill Premium

with Ariel Burstein

Presentation slides

Journal of Political Economy, 2017, Vol. 125, No. 5: 1356-1412.


Comparative Advantage and Optimal Trade Policy

with Arnaud Costinot, Dave Donaldson, and Iván Werning

Presentation slides

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, Vol. 130, Issue 2: 659-702.


Beyond Ricardo: Assignment Models in International Trade

with Arnaud Costinot

Online Appendix

Annual Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 7: 31-62.


Importing Skill-Biased Technology”         

with Ariel Burstein and Javier Cravino

Online Addendum

Presentation slides

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2013, Vol. 5, No. 2: 32-71.


An Elementary Theory of Global Supply Chains

with Arnaud Costinot and Su Wang

Online Addendum

Presentation slides

Review of Economic Studies, 2013, Vol. 80, Issue 1: 109-144.


Global Supply Chains and Wage Inequality

with Arnaud Costinot and Su Wang

Presentation slides

American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2012, Vol. 102, No. 3: 396-401.


Spatial Price Discrimination with Heterogeneous Firms 

Journal of Industrial Economics, 2011, Vol. 59, No. 4: 661-676.


Matching and Inequality in the World Economy

with Arnaud Costinot

Presentation slides

Journal of Political Economy, 2010, Vol. 118, No. 4: 747-786.


Spatial Competition with Heterogeneous Firms

Presentation slides


Journal of Political Economy, 2008, Vol. 116, No. 3: 423-466.


Institutions and Moral Hazard in Open Economies

Journal of International Economics, 2007, Vol. 71, No. 2: 495-514.



Papers absorbed by others


“Factor Prices and International Trade: A Unifying Perspective”

with Ariel Burstein, October 2011 (1st draft June 2010)

Largely absorbed into “International Trade, Technology, and the Skill Premium”

Previously circulated under the name “International Trade Patterns, the Skill Premium, and Heterogeneous Firms”