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Homepage:https://sites.google.com/site/davidlagakos/home
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Boston University, (more information at EDIRC)
International Growth Centre (IGC), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Macroeconomic Effects of ‘Free’ Secondary Schooling in the Developing World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2022

  1. Structural Change in Labor Supply and Cross-Country Differences in Hours Worked
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2021) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Structural change in labor supply and cross-country differences in hours worked, Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)
  2. Technology and Tax Capacity: Evidence from Local Governments in Ghana
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2018) Downloads View citations (51)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (50)

2021

  1. Electricity and Firm Productivity: A General-Equilibrium Approach
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (11)

2020

  1. How Should Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic Differ in the Developing World?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (73)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics (2020) Downloads View citations (75)
  2. Migration Costs and Observational Returns to Migration in the Developing World
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article Migration costs and observational returns to migration in the developing world, Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (20) (2020)
  3. Why Are Average Hours Worked Lower in Richer Countries?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. Explaining Hours Worked Across and Within Countries: Income Effects vs. Taxes and Transfers
    2019 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2018

  1. The Aggregate Effects of Electrification in the Developing World
    2018 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
  2. Unemployment and Development
    2018 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (21)
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2018) Downloads View citations (21)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2018) Downloads View citations (20)

2017

  1. How do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
    2017 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (20)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article How Do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2018) Downloads View citations (92) (2018)
  2. In Search of a Spatial Equilibrium in the Developing World
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2017) Downloads View citations (20)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (29)
  3. The Macroeconomic Benefits of Tax Enforcement in Pakistan
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. How Do Average Hours Worked Vary with Development? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
    VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons From U.S. Immigrants
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in 2014 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2014) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation across Countries: Lessons from US Immigrants, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press (2018) Downloads View citations (17) (2018)
  3. Urban-Rural Wage Gaps in Developing Countries: Spatial Misallocation or Efficient Sorting?
    2016 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. Measuring and Explaining International Differences in Hours Worked
    2015 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  2. The Macroeconomics of Rural-Urban Migration
    2015 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2014

  1. Competitive Pressure and the Decline of the Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Misallocation of Human Capital and the Wealth of Nations
    2014 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2013

  1. The Agricultural Productivity Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Journal Article The Agricultural Productivity Gap, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2014) Downloads View citations (266) (2014)

2012

  1. Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (29)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (39)
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2012) Downloads View citations (27)
  2. The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis
    2012 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (19)

2011

  1. The Agricultural Productivity Gap in Developing Countries
    2011 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Working Papers, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Why Don't Developing Countries Import More Food?
    2011 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2009

  1. Specialization, Economic Development and Aggregate Productivity Differences
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Superstores or mom and pops? Technolgy adoption and productivity differences in retail trade
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (12)

2008

  1. Why Are Wages Smoother Than Productivity? An Industry-Level Analysis
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Explaining Cross-Country Productivity Differences in Retailing
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Inflation inequality in the United States
    Staff Reports, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article INFLATION INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES, Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (2005) Downloads View citations (59) (2005)
  2. Neighborhood revitalization in New York City in the 1990s
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Macroeconomic Effects of COVID-19 Across the World Income Distribution
    IMF Economic Review, 2023, 71, (1), 99-147 Downloads View citations (1)

2022

  1. Structural change in labor supply and cross-country differences in hours worked
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2022, 130, (C), 68-85 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Structural Change in Labor Supply and Cross-Country Differences in Hours Worked, Working Papers (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)

2021

  1. Do urban wage premia reflect lower amenities? Evidence from Africa
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2021, 121, (C) Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Rural electrification, migration and structural transformation: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2021, 91, (C) Downloads View citations (3)

2020

  1. Migration costs and observational returns to migration in the developing world
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2020, 113, (C), 138-154 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper Migration Costs and Observational Returns to Migration in the Developing World, The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) (2020) Downloads View citations (20) (2020)
  2. Urban-Rural Gaps in the Developing World: Does Internal Migration Offer Opportunities?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2020, 34, (3), 174-92 Downloads View citations (50)

2018

  1. How Do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
    American Economic Review, 2018, 108, (1), 170-99 Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper How do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications, 2017 Meeting Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (7) (2017)
  2. Life Cycle Wage Growth across Countries
    Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, (2), 797 - 849 Downloads View citations (115)
  3. Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation across Countries: Lessons from US Immigrants
    Journal of Human Capital, 2018, 12, (2), 305 - 342 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons From U.S. Immigrants, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (9) (2016)

2016

  1. Explaining Cross-Country Productivity Differences in Retail Trade
    Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 124, (2), 579 - 620 Downloads View citations (28)

2014

  1. Agricultural Productivity Differences across Countries
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (5), 165-70 Downloads View citations (91)
  2. The Agricultural Productivity Gap
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, 129, (2), 939-993 Downloads View citations (266)
    See also Working Paper The Agricultural Productivity Gap, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (61) (2013)

2013

  1. Selection, Agriculture, and Cross-Country Productivity Differences
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (2), 948-80 Downloads View citations (231)

2011

  1. Which workers get insurance within the firm?
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2011, 58, (6), 632-645 Downloads View citations (17)

2005

  1. INFLATION INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2005, 51, (4), 581-606 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper Inflation inequality in the United States, Staff Reports (2003) Downloads View citations (2) (2003)

2003

  1. Social security and the consumer price index for the elderly
    Current Issues in Economics and Finance, 2003, 9, (May) Downloads View citations (14)
 
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