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Working Papers

2018

  1. Contract Employment as a Worker Discipline Device
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Employer Power, Labor Saving Technical Change, and Inequality
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2018) Downloads
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2018) Downloads
  3. Offshoring Barriers, Regulatory Burden and National Welfare
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
  4. Political Activism as a Determinant of Clientelistic Transfers: Evidence from an Indian Public Works Program
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2017) Downloads

2017

  1. Offshoring in Developing Countries: Labor Market Outcomes, Welfare, and Policy
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads

2016

  1. Disentangling the Wage Impacts of Offshoring On a Developing Country: Theory and Policy
    Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads
  2. Job Creation in a Multi-Sector Labor Market Model for Developing Economies
    Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (2019)
  3. Leader Networks and Transaction Costs: A Chinese Experiment in Interjurisdictional Contracting
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2015

  1. Networked Leaders in the Shadow of the Market – A Chinese Experiment in Allocating Land Conversion Rights
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads

2014

  1. EXAMINING THE TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS IN THE U.S.: ROLE OF INFORMATION AND INCENTIVES IN PROGRAM PARTICIPATION
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program for Farmers in the U.S.: Role of Incentives in Program Participation
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2012

  1. DO PUBLIC WORK SCHEMES DETER OR ENCOURAGE OUTMIGRATION? Empirical Evidence from China
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2014)

2011

  1. Contractual Dualism, Market Power and Informality
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2015)
  2. Harnessing the Forces of Urban Expansion - The Public Economics of Farmland Development Allowance
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Land Economics (2011)
  3. Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Non-Compliance and Informality
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  4. Transnational Trafficking, Law Enforcement and Victim Protection: A Middleman Trafficker's Perspective
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2014)

2010

  1. Ethnic Fragmentation, Conflict, Displaced Persons and Human Trafficking: An Empirical Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)

2009

  1. Middlemen, Non-Profits and Poverty
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Sweatshop Equilibrium
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2008

  1. Shadow Pricing Market Access: A Trade Benefit Function Approach
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2011)

2007

  1. A Theory of Employment Guarantees: Contestability, Credibility and Distributional Concerns
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2009)
  2. Trade Restrictiveness and Pollution
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economic Theory (2013)
  3. Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. A Risk-Based Rationale for Two-way Capital Flows: Why Do Capital Flights and Inward Foreign Direct Investments Co-exist?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, College of William and Mary Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Economics & Finance (2007)

2003

  1. ON EXPORT RIVALRY AND THE GREENING OF AGRICULTURE - THE ROLE OF ECO-LABELS
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2004)
  2. ON FOOTLOOSE INDUSTRIES, ASYMMETRIC INFORMATION,AND WAGE BARGAINING
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (5)

2001

  1. Disentandling the Consequences of Direct Payment Schemes in Agriculture on Fixed Costs, Exit Decisions and Output
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005)
  2. Market Access Rivalry and Eco-labeling Standards: Are Eco-labels Non-tariff Barriers in Disguise?
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Adoption of International Labor Standards Conventions: Who, What, and Why?
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The Adoption of Labour Standards Conventions: Who, When and Why?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The Race To the Bottom, From the Bottom
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Economica (2006)

2000

  1. DISENTANGLING THE PRODUCTION AND EXPORT CONSEQUENCES OF DIRECT FARM INCOME PAYMENTS
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Guaranteed Manufactured Without Child Labor
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. The International Debate and Economic Consequences of Eco-Labeling
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Human Capital Formation, Asymmetric Information, and the Dynamics of International Migration
    Economics Series, Institute for Advanced Studies Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics (1998) View citations (2)

1995

  1. The Pattern of Migration with Variable Migration Cost
    Urban/Regional, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Job creation in a multi-sector labour market model for developing economies
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2019, 71, (1), 119-144 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Middlemen, fair traders, and poverty
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (1), 81-108 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (1), 81-108 (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (1), 81-108 (2016) Downloads
  2. On sweatshop jobs and decent work
    Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 121, (C), 120-134 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Contractual Dualism, Market Power and Informality
    Economic Journal, 2015, 125, (589), 1534-1573 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2014

  1. Do public work schemes deter or encourage outmigration? Empirical evidence from China
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3, (1), 1-20 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Transnational Trafficking, Law Enforcement, and Victim Protection: A Middleman Trafficker's Perspective
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2014, 57, (2), 349 - 386 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2013

  1. On Footloose Industries and Labor Disputes with Endogenous Information Asymmetry
    Review of Development Economics, 2013, 17, (2), 319-341 Downloads
  2. Trade Restrictiveness and Pollution
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2013, 15, (1), 25-52 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2011

  1. Harnessing the Forces of Urban Expansion: The Public Economics of Farmland Development Allowances
    Land Economics, 2011, 87, (3) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Shadow pricing market access: A trade benefit function approach
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2011, 146, (4), 1631-1663 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. A theory of employment guarantees: Contestability, credibility and distributional concerns
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (3-4), 482-497 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Multinational corporations and export quality
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 65, (1), 147-155 Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. A risk-based rationale for two-way capital flows: Why do capital flights and inward foreign direct investments co-exist?
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2007, 16, (1), 37-59 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Guaranteed Manufactured without Child Labor: The Economics of Consumer Boycotts, Social Labeling and Trade Sanctions
    Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10, (3), 466-491 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Nonprofits and public good provision: A contest based on compromises
    European Economic Review, 2006, 50, (8), 1909-1935 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Race to the Bottom, from the Bottom
    Economica, 2006, 73, (290), 193-228 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2005

  1. Disentangling the Consequences of Direct Payment Schemes in Agriculture on Fixed Costs, Exit Decisions, and Output
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (5), 1174-1181 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2004

  1. Exploitation of Child Labor and the Dynamics of Debt Bondage
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2004, 9, (2), 209-238 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. On export rivalry and the greening of agriculture--the role of eco-labels
    Agricultural Economics, 2004, 31, (2-3), 135-147 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Concessional Amnesty and the Politics of Immigration Reforms
    Economics and Politics, 2003, 15, (2), 193-224 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Eco-Labeling and Stages of Development
    Review of Development Economics, 2003, 7, (2), 228-247 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Economic Performance, Trade Restrictiveness, and Efficiency
    Review of Development Economics, 2003, 7, (4), 527-542 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Targeting Child Labor in Debt Bondage: Evidence, Theory, and Policy Implications
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (2), 255-281 View citations (9)
  5. Trade restrictiveness and efficiency
    International Economic Review, 2003, 44, (3), 1079-1095 Downloads View citations (9)

2002

  1. Kraus, Christiane. Import Tariffs as Environmental Policy Instruments. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. price unknown
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 84, (4), 1178-1180 Downloads

2001

  1. Optimal Urban Employment Policies: Notes on Calvo and Quibria
    International Economic Review, 2001, 42, (2), 557-68 View citations (7)
  2. Strategic Amnesty and Credible Immigration Reform
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2001, 19, (3), 604-34 Downloads View citations (43)

2000

  1. Endogenous factor market distortion, risk aversion, and international trade under input uncertainty
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2000, 33, (2), 523-539 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. North-South Investment Flows and Optimal Environmental Policies
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2000, 40, (3), 275-296 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Adverse selection, asymmetric information, and foreign investment policies
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 1999, 8, (3), 239-252 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Migration under Asymmetric Information and Human Capital Formation
    Review of International Economics, 1999, 7, (3), 455-83 View citations (24)

1998

  1. Asymmetric Country-of-Origin Effects on Intraindustry Trade and the International Quality
    Review of Development Economics, 1998, 2, (2), 140-66 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Land Reforms in the Presence of Monitoring Costs and International Trade
    Review of International Economics, 1998, 6, (4), 564-79 View citations (5)
  3. On Risk Aversion with Many Commodities and Nonlinear Budget Constraints
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1998, 31, (5), 1076-1100 Downloads

Chapters

2012

  1. Chapter 1 Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Noncompliance, and Informality
    A chapter in Informal Employment in Emerging and Transition Economies, 2012, vol. 34, pp 1-53 Downloads

2002

  1. Labour standards, social labels and WTO
    Chapter 6 in Developing Countries in the World Trading System, 2002 Downloads
 
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