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Workplace:Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University, (more information at EDIRC)
Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2021

  1. Urban Growth Shadows
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Research Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (2019) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads

2020

  1. Expanding the Measurement of Culture with a Sample of Two Billion Humans
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads
    Departmental Working Papers, Southern Methodist University, Department of Economics (2020) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads
    SocArXiv, Center for Open Science (2020) Downloads
  2. Local Sectoral Specialization in a Warming World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2020) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2020) Downloads
  3. Understanding Spatial Variation in COVID-19 across the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. Evaluating the Economic Cost of Coastal Flooding
    Working Papers, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in 2017 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2017) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (16)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (7)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2019) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Shrinking Advantage of Market Potential
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2020)

2018

  1. Spatial Competition, Innovation and Institutions: The Industrial Revolution and the Great Divergence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2020)
  2. The Cultural Divide
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads
  3. The Geography of Linguistic Diversity and the Provision of Public Goods
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in UC3M Working papers. Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía (2016) Downloads View citations (5)
    NCID Working Papers, Navarra Center for International Development, University of Navarra (2016) Downloads View citations (5)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2020)

2016

  1. Peripheral Diversity: Transfers versus Public Goods
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2017)

2015

  1. Culture, Ethnicity and Diversity
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2017)
  2. The Geography of Development: Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (17)

2014

  1. Analyzing urban systems: have megacities become too large ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The Geography of Development within Countries
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2015)

2013

  1. India's Spatial Development
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. On the Spatial Economic Impact of Global Warming
    Discussion papers, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (11)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2015)
  3. Resistance to Technology Adoption: The Rise and Decline of Guilds
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2014)
  4. The Settlement of the United States, 1800 to 2000: The Long Transition towards Gibrat's Law
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Research Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (2013) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2017)
  5. The Spatial Development of India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Regional Science (2015)

2012

  1. Hub-and-spoke free trade areas: Theory and evidence from Israel
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2012)

2011

  1. The Political Economy of Linguistic Cleavages
    Working Papers of VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  2. Urban Accounting and Welfare
    Working Papers of VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2010) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)

2010

  1. Spatial Development
    Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2010) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2014)
  2. The Evolution of Markets and the Revolution of Industry: a unified theory of growth
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2012)

2009

  1. On Spatial dynamics
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Regional Science (2010)
  2. The Evolution of Markets and the Revolution of Industry: A Quantitative Model of England's Development, 1300-2000
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Political Economy of Ethnolinguistic Cleavages
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2009) Downloads View citations (32)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (19)
  4. The Stability and Breakup of Nations: A Quantitative Analysis
    Working Papers of VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), VIVES - Research Centre for Regional Economics Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2011)

2008

  1. Bigger is better: Market size, demand elasticity and innovation
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (2010)
  2. Linguistic Diversity and Redistribution
    Working Papers, International School of Economics at TSU, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2009)
  3. Stability of Nations and Genetic Diversity
    Working Papers, International School of Economics at TSU, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Evolution of Markets and the Revolution of Industry
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2007

  1. Spatial Growth and Industry Age
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2009)

2006

  1. Bigger is Better: Market Size, Demand Elasticity and Resistance to Technology Adoption
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Hub-and-Spoke Free Trade Areas
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Market Size, Trade, and the Resistance to the Adoption of Better Technology
    2006 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  4. Nation Formation and Genetic Diversity
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse (2006) Downloads View citations (20)
    LIDAM Discussion Papers CORE, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) (2006) Downloads View citations (18)
  5. RATIONAL UNDERDEVELOPMENT
    Working Papers. Serie AD, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Banco de España (2001) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2007)

2005

  1. Peripheral Diversity and Redistribution
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in LIDAM Discussion Papers CORE, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) (2005) Downloads View citations (13)

2004

  1. Employment Concentration Across US Counties
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2006)
  2. Foreign Direct Investment and Spillovers: Gradualism May Be Better
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in UC3M Working papers. Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2008)
  3. Inflation in Open Economies with Complete Markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, FEDEA Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Theory (2007)

2003

  1. Endogenous Policy Leads to Inefficient Risk-Sharing
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2003) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, FEDEA Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2004)
  2. What are Falling Transport Costs doing to Spatial Concentration Across US Counties?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Asymmetric Shocks, Risk Sharing, and the Latter Mundell
    Working Papers, Banco de España Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. The Changing Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity Across U.S. Counties
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in UC3M Working papers. Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía (2000) Downloads

1999

  1. A perfect foresight model of regional development and skill specialization
    UC3M Working papers. Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2000)
  2. A simple dynamic model of uneven development and overtaking
    UC3M Working papers. Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Spatial competition, innovation and institutions: the Industrial Revolution and the Great Divergence
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2020, 25, (1), 1-35 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  2. The geography of linguistic diversity and the provision of public goods
    Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 143, (C) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  3. The shrinking advantage of market potential
    Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 147, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2018

  1. A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy. By Joel Mokyr. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. 400. $20.65, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2018, 78, (4), 1261-1263 Downloads
  2. The Geography of Development
    Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, (3), 903 - 983 Downloads View citations (35)

2017

  1. Asia's Geographic Development
    Asian Development Review, 2017, 34, (2), 1-24 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Culture, Ethnicity, and Diversity
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (9), 2479-2513 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. Peripheral diversity: transfers versus public goods
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2017, 49, (3), 787-823 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Special Issue on Urban and Regional Development in Asia
    Asian Development Review, 2017, 34, (2), iii-vi Downloads
  5. The settlement of the United States, 1800–2000: The long transition towards Gibrat’s law
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2017, 98, (C), 50-68 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. On the spatial economic impact of global warming
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2015, 88, (C), 16-37 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. THE SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA
    Journal of Regional Science, 2015, 55, (1), 10-30 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. Resistance to Technology Adoption: The Rise and Decline of Guilds
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2014, 17, (3), 437-458 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Software Item (2013)
    Working Paper (2013)
  2. Spatial Development
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (4), 1211-43 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2013

  1. Urban Accounting and Welfare
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (6), 2296-2327 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Hub-and-spoke free trade areas: theory and evidence from Israel
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2012, 45, (3), 942-977 Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2012, 45, (3), 942-977 (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Innovation in Space
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), 447-52 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The evolution of markets and the revolution of industry: a unified theory of growth
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2012, 17, (3), 205-234 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. The political economy of linguistic cleavages
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97, (2), 322-338 Downloads View citations (153)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The stability and breakup of nations: a quantitative analysis
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2011, 16, (3), 183-213 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. BIGGER IS BETTER: MARKET SIZE, DEMAND ELASTICITY, AND INNOVATION
    International Economic Review, 2010, 51, (2), 319-333 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. ON SPATIAL DYNAMICS*
    Journal of Regional Science, 2010, 50, (1), 43-63 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Linguistic Diversity and Redistribution
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (6), 1291-1318 Downloads View citations (116)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Spatial growth and industry age
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2009, 144, (6), 2477-2502 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Foreign direct investment and spillovers: gradualism may be better
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2008, 41, (3), 926-953 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2008, 41, (3), 926-953 (2008) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2004)

2007

  1. Inflation in Open Economies with Complete Markets
    Economic Theory, 2007, 31, (2), 271-291 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Rational Underdevelopment*
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2007, 109, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Employment concentration across U.S. counties
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2006, 36, (4), 482-509 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Changes in the spatial concentration of employment across US counties: a sectoral analysis 1972--2000
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2005, 5, (3), 261-284 Downloads View citations (50)

2004

  1. Endogenous Policy Leads to Inefficient Risk Sharing
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2004, 7, (3), 758-787 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Implementing R&D policies: an analysis of Spain's pharmaceutical research program
    Research Policy, 2004, 33, (10), 1493-1507 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. A Simple Dynamic Model of Uneven Development and Overtaking
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (482), 894-918 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. A perfect foresight model of regional development and skill specialization
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2000, 30, (2), 221-242 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Accounting for the Mexican banking crisis
    Emerging Markets Review, 2000, 1, (2), 165-181 Downloads View citations (8)

Books

2012

  1. Breaking down the barriers to firmgrowth in Europe The fourth EFIGE policy report
    Blueprints, Bruegel Downloads View citations (10)

Chapters

2015

  1. The Geography of Development Within Countries
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

Software Items

2013

  1. Code and data files for "Resistance to Technology Adoption: The Rise and Decline of Guilds"
    Computer Codes, Review of Economic Dynamics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2014)
 
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