The Contribution of Schooling in Development Accounting: Results from a Nonparametric Upper Bound with Francesco Caselli, Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming 2013.
Estimating Effect of Transitory Economic Shocks on Civil Conflict. Review of Economics and Institutions, forthcoming 2013.
Oil Price Shocks, Income, and Democracy with Markus Brückner and Andrea Tesei, Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2012.
Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: A Comment American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, October 2011.
Rain and the Democratic Window of Opportunity with Markus Brückner. Econometrica, May 2011.
Determinants of Economic Growth: Will Data Tell? with Marek Jarocinski, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, October 2010.
International Commodity Prices, Growth, and Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa with Markus Brückner. The Economic Journal, May 2010.
Human Capital, the Structure of Production, and Growth with Elias Papaioannou, Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2009.
Red Tape and Delayed Entry with Elias Papaioannou, Journal of European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, April-May 2007.
Identifying Human Capital : Externalities: Theory with Applications with Giovanni Peri, Review of Economic Studies, April 2006.
Long-run Substitutability Between More and Less Educated Workers: Evidence from US States 1950-1990 with Giovanni Peri, Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2005.
The Private and Social Return to Schooling in Italy with Federico Cingano and Piero Cipollone, Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, December 2004.
On Payoff Heterogeneity in Games with Strategic Complementarities with James Costain, Oxford Economic Papers, October 2004.
Resistance to Reform: Status Quo Bias in the Presence of Individual-Specific Uncertainty: Comment American Economic Review, July 2004.
Trade and Productivity with Francisco Alcala, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2004.
Human Capital in a Global and Knowledge-Based Economy with Angel de la Fuente, Report, European Comission, DG Employment and Social Affairs, 2002.
Input Chains and Industrialization Review of Economic Studies, May 2002.
Agglomeration Effects in Europe European Economic Review, February 2002.
Efficiency and Equilibrium with Dynamic Increasing Aggregate Returns due to Demand Complementarities with Kiminori Matsuyama, Econometrica, May 1999.
Start-up Costs and Pecuniary Externalities as Barriers to Economic Development with Kiminori Matsuyama, Journal of Development Economics, May 1996.
Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity with Robert Hall, American Economic Review, March 1996.