Empirical Microeconomics, Labor Economics


“In the Eye of the Storm: Firms and Capital Destruction in India”, with Martino Pelli, Natalia Bezmaternykh, Kodjovi Mawulikplimi Eklou. [paper][online appendix]

Journal of Urban Economics, 134, March 2023, 103529.

Coverage: Livemint. February 20th 2020.

The Short-Run Dynamic Employment Effects of Natural Disasters: New Insights“, with Alessandro Barattieri, Patrice Borda, Alberto Brugnoli and Martino Pelli.

Ecological Economics, 205, March 2023, 107693.[paper]

“The Impact of Cyclones on Local Economic Growth: Evidence from Local Projections“, with Costanza Naguib, Martino Pelli and David Poirier. Economic Letters, 220, 110871, November 2022.[paper]

“Comparative Advantage, Capital Destruction, and Hurricanes”, with Martino Pelli.  Journal of International Economics, 108, 315-337, 2017. [paper][online appendix]

“Wage Formation: Towards Isolating Search and Bargaining Effects from the Marginal Product”. The Economic Journal, 127, 1693–1729, 2017. [paper][online appendix]

Coverage: Royal Economic Society. August 14th 2017.

“The Wage Response to Shocks: The Role of Inter-Occupational Labor Adjustment”, Labour Economics, 37, 28-37, 2015. [paper][online appendix]


“Rising Concentration and Wage Inequality”, with Matias Cortes. [paper]

Revise & Resubmit, Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Coverage: Ökonomenstimme (in German). October 28th 2020. 

“Estimating the Gains from Trade in Frictional Local Labor Markets”, with German Pupato and Ben Sand. [paper][online appendix] Submitted.

“Technological Change, Firm Heterogeneity and Wage Inequality”, with Matias Cortes, Adrian Lerche and Uta Schoenberg. [paper] Submitted.

“Storms, Early Education and Human Capital”, with Martino Pelli. [paperSubmitted.


“The Rise of Superstar Firms and Wage Inequality”, with Matias Cortes and Uta Schoenberg. [slides]

“Mongolian Grasslands and the Tragedy of the Common”, with Avralt-Od Purevjav, Martino Pelli and Yazhen Gong

“Does Transport Infrastructure Create Resilience to Hurricanes? Evidence from India”, with Martino Pelli and Avralt-Od Purevjav

“Capital Misallocation and Road Infrastructure in India”, with Martino Pelli and Avralt-Od Purevjav

“The Long-Term Effects of Unexpected Interruptions in Compulsory Schooling”, with Angélique Bernabe, Boubacar Diop and Martino Pelli.


Cadot, O., M. Olarreaga and J. Tschopp (2010), “Do Trade Agreements Reduce the Volatility of Agricultural Assistance Rates?”, in Kym Anderson (ed.), The Political Economy of Agricultural Trade Distortions, Cambridge University Press, July 2010. [paper version]