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Postal address:Department of Economics University of Minnesota 4-101 Hanson Hall 1925 Fourth Street South Minneapolis, MN 55455
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, (more information at EDIRC)
Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Indivisibilities in Distribution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Allocative Efficiency, Mark-ups, and the Welfare Gains from Trade
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Quid Pro Quo: Technology Capital Transfers for Market Access in China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2010) Downloads View citations (12)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (24)
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) (2010) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Competition and productivity: a review of evidence
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (48)
  3. Exports, Borders, Distance, and Plant Size
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. A Theory of Outsourcing and Wage Decline
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Economies of Density versus Natural Advantage: Crop Choice on the Back Forty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2009) Downloads View citations (17)

2008

  1. Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate When Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2008) Downloads View citations (13)
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine (2008) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in 2006 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2006) View citations (3)

2007

  1. Dynamics of Union Organizations: A Look at Gross Flows in the LORS Files
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Geographic Spillover of Unionism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2006) Downloads View citations (15)

2004

  1. The Dynamics of Unionizing Establishments: A Learning Theory and Some Evidence
    2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2003

  1. A Theory of Factor Allocation and Plant Size
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2003) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2008)

2002

  1. Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2000) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Geographic concentration and establishment size: analysis in an alternative economic geography model
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Geography (2004)
  3. The Role of Cities: Evidence From the Placement of Sales Offices
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2002) Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The home market and the pattern of trade: round three
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) (2002) Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Bar codes lead to frequent deliveries and superstores
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2001)

1998

  1. A gain from trade: more research, less obstruction
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. How industries migrate when agglomeration economies are important
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (1999)
  2. Step-by-step migration to efficient agglomerations
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads
  3. The effects of state policies on the location of industry: evidence from state borders
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (9)

1995

  1. Analyzing a proposal to ban state tax breaks to businesses
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Quarterly Review (1995)
  2. Localization of industry and vertical disintegration
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1999)
  3. On the turnover of business firms and business managers
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (1994) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems (1992) View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1995)

1994

  1. Resistance to technology and trade between areas
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (26)

1993

  1. The Effect of temporary Import Protection on Future Prices
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems

1992

  1. Managerial Tenure, Business Age And Small Business Dynamics
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (4)

1991

  1. Measuring Small Business Dynamics when Business Age and Managerial Tenure can be Separately Identified
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems

1990

  1. ADVANCE-PURCHASE DISCOUNTS AND MONOPOLY ALLOCATION OF CAPACITY
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)
  2. THE EFFICIENCY OF ADVANCE-PURSHASE DISCOUNTS IN THE PRESENCE OF INFLEXIBLE PRICES
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems

1989

  1. PRICE FLOORS: A WELFARE ANALYSIS IN A MODEL OF DOMINANT- FIRM PRICING
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems

1988

  1. A THEORY OF ENTERPRENEURSHIP AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE STUDY OF BUSINESS TRANSFERS
    Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1990)

1984

  1. Monopoly Bundling of Warranty and Quality When Quality is Unobservable
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2010

  1. STRUCTURAL, EXPERIMENTALIST, AND DESCRIPTIVE APPROACHES TO EMPIRICAL WORK IN REGIONAL ECONOMICS*
    Journal of Regional Science, 2010, 50, (1), 5-22 Downloads View citations (30)

2008

  1. A theory of factor allocation and plant size
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2008, 39, (2), 329-351 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2005

  1. Does home market size matter for the pattern of trade?
    Journal of International Economics, 2005, 65, (2), 489-505 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. The Location of Sales Offices and the Attraction of Cities
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (3), 551-581 Downloads View citations (31)

2004

  1. EconomicDynamics Interviews Thomas Holmes on Dynamic Economic Geography
    EconomicDynamics Newsletter, 2004, 6, (1) Downloads
  2. Geographic concentration and establishment size: analysis in an alternative economic geography model
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2004, 4, (3), 227-250 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Mergers and the Evolution of Industry Concentration: Results from the Dominant-Firm Model
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2004, 35, (3), 561-582 View citations (20)
  4. Step-by-step Migrations
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2004, 7, (1), 52-68 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Geographic Concentration and Establishment Scale
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 84, (4), 682-690 Downloads View citations (120)

2001

  1. A gain from trade: From unproductive to productive entrepreneurship
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2001, 47, (2), 417-446 Downloads View citations (54)
  2. Bar Codes Lead to Frequent Deliveries and Superstores
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2001, 32, (4), 708-25 View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Competition at work: railroads vs. monopoly in the U.S. shipping industry
    Quarterly Review, 2001, (Spr), 3-29 Downloads View citations (15)

1999

  1. How Industries Migrate When Agglomeration Economies Are Important
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1999, 45, (2), 240-263 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Localization Of Industry And Vertical Disintegration
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1999, 81, (2), 314-325 Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  3. Scale of Local Production and City Size
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 317-320 Downloads View citations (17)

1998

  1. Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology. By Robert Pool. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 358. $30.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (03), 920-921 Downloads
  2. The Effect of State Policies on the Location of Manufacturing: Evidence from State Borders
    Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 106, (4), 667-705 Downloads View citations (273)

1996

  1. Can consumers benefit from a policy limiting the market share of a dominant firm?
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1996, 14, (3), 365-387 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Managerial Tenure, Business Age, and Small Business Turnover
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1996, 14, (1), 79-99 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Nonresponse Bias and Business Turnover Rates: The Case of the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1996, 14, (2), 231-41 View citations (4)

1995

  1. Analyzing a proposal to ban state tax breaks to businesses
    Quarterly Review, 1995, (Spr), 29-39 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. On the Turnover of Business Firms and Business Managers
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (5), 1005-38 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  3. Resistance to new technology and trade between areas
    Quarterly Review, 1995, (Win), 2-17 Downloads View citations (43)

1993

  1. Advance-Purchase Discounts and Monopoly Allocation of Capacity
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (1), 135-46 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1992

  1. The efficiency of advance-purchase discounts in the presence of aggregate demand uncertainty
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1992, 10, (3), 413-437 Downloads View citations (50)

1990

  1. A Theory of Entrepreneurship and Its Application to the Study of Business Transfers
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (2), 265-94 Downloads View citations (181)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1989

  1. The Effects of Third-Degree Price Discrimination in Oligopoly
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (1), 244-50 Downloads View citations (117)

Chapters

2010

  1. Cities as Six-by-Six-Mile Squares: Zipf's Law?
    A chapter in Agglomeration Economics, 2010, pp 105-131 Downloads View citations (19)

2009

  1. Comment on "Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Non-employer Universes"
    A chapter in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, 2009, pp 366-368 Downloads

2004

  1. Spatial distribution of economic activities in North America
    Chapter 63 in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, 2004, vol. 4, pp 2797-2843 Downloads View citations (50)
 
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