list of publications

Link to Google Scholar Webpage

"Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial," (with David Atkin and Adam Osman), September 2016, accepted by Quarterly Journal of Economics

Media Coverage:
- Council of Economic Advisors, May 2015
- Slides


"Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-ball Producers in Pakistan" (with D. Atkin, A. Chaudhry, S. Chaudry and E. Verhoogen), July 2015, accepted by Quarterly Journal of Economics

Media Coverage:
- Marketplace (American Public Media)
- The Atlantic online
- The New Republic online
- Wall Street Journal Real Time Economics Blog
- Columbia News


Detecting the Boundaries of Urban Areas in India: A Dataset for Pixel-Based Image Classification in Google Earth Engine” (with R. Goldblatt, W. You and G. Hanson), Remote Sensing, 2016 (8)8, 634. Link:


"On the Orgins and Development of the Pakistan's Soccer-Ball Cluster." (with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudry, and Tariq Raza), forthcoming in the World Bank Economic Review (ABCDE Conference Papers & Proceedings, 2016


"Measuring the Unequal Gains from Trade," (with P. Fajgelbaum), November 2015, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131, 1113-1180, 2016

Media Coverage:
- Economist, October 2016
- Council of Economic Advisors, May 2015
- NYTimes, 5/18/2015
- Quartz online

"Prices, Markups and Trade Reform" (with J. De Loecker, P. Goldberg and N. Pavcnik) Econometrica, 84(2), 445-510, 2016


Mark-up and Cost Dispersion Across Firms: Direct Evidence from Producer Surveys in Pakistan” (with D. Atkin, A. Chaudhry, S. Chaudry and E. Verhoogen) in American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, forthcoming, May 2015.


Variety In, Variety Out: Imported Inputs and Product Scope Expansion in India” (with P. Goldberg and N. Pavcnik), in Reforms and Economic Transformation in India, edited by J. Bhagwati and A. Panagariya, Oxford University Press, 2013.


"Trade Liberalization and Embedded Institutional Reform: Evidence from Chinese Exporters" (with P. Schott and S.J. Wei), The American Economic Review, 103(6), 2169-95, 2013
- A non-technical summary
- slides


"Import Competition and Quality Upgrading," (with Mary Amiti), The Review of Economics and Statistics, 92(2), 2013, 476-490.
- Link to Liberty Street Blog


"Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity: The Case of India" (with P. Topalova). The Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(3), 995-1009, 2011. Appendix Tables


"The Role of Intermediaries in Facilitating Trade," (with J.B. Ahn and S.J. Wei), December 2010, Journal of International Economics, 84(1), 73-85, 2011. Appendix
- Click here for intermediaries share of China's exports by product


"Imported Intermediate Inputs and Domestic Product Growth: Evidence from India," (with P. Goldberg, N. Pavcnik, and P. Topalova), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125 (4), 1727-1767, 2010.
- A non-technical summary
- Article from The Economist


"The Long and Short (of) Quality Ladders," Review of Economic Studies, 77(4), 1450-1476, 2010. Click here for the quality ladders used in this paper.


"Multi-product Firms and Product Turnover in the Developing World: Evidence from India," (with P. Goldberg, N, Pavcnik, and P. Topalova), Review of Economics and Statistics, 92(4), 1042-1049, 2010. Data Appendix


"Trade Liberalization and New Imported Inputs," (with P. Goldberg, N. Pavcnik, and P. Topalova), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 99(2), 494-500, 2009


list of Working Papers



"Are U.S. Agricultural Subsidies Amber or Green?," mimeo, Yale University, 2005


list of Reports and Book Chapters

"Special Economic Zones for Myanmar" (with M. Teachout), IGC Policy Note, February 2016.
- Oped for the Myanmar Times


Comment on "Grasp the Large, Let Go of the Small." Brookings Papers in Economic Activity, 2015 (with Zheng Michael Song)


"China's Experience under the Multifiber Arrangement and the Agreement on Textile and Clothing," (with I. Brambilla and P. Schott), in China's Growing Role in World Trade, edited by Robert Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei. This is also NBER Working Paper 13346. Click here for U.S. MFA/ATC Database