SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Sovereign Debt and Structural Reforms” (with Andreas Mueller and Kjetil Storesletten). American Economic Review 109(12), 2019.

“Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission” (with Matthias Doepke). Econometrica, 85(5), 1331–1371, 2017. Lead Article.

“Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa” (with Michael König, Dominic Rohner and Matthias Thoenig). Econometrica, 85(4), 1093–1132, 2017.

“War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust and Conflict” (with Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig), Review of Economic Studies, 80 (3), 1114-1147, 2013.

“Rotten Parents and Disciplined Children: A Politico-Economic Theory of Public Expenditure and Debt” (with Zheng Song and Kjetil Storesletten), Econometrica, 80(6), 2785–2803, 2012

“Growing like China” (with Zheng Michael Song and Kjetil Storesletten), American Economic Review, 101 (1), 202- 241, 2011.

“The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Delicensing the License Raj in India” (with Philippe Aghion, Robin Burgess and Steve Redding), American Economic Review, 98 (4), 1397-1412, 2008.

“Occupational Choice and the Spirit of Capitalism” (with Matthias Doepke), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123 (2), 747-793, 2008 [Reprinted in Enrico Spolaore (ed.) “Culture and Economic Growth – Volume II”, chapter 9, Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, 2014.].

“Technology, Information and the Decentralization of the Firm” (with Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Claire Lelarge and John Van Reenen), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122 (4), 1759-1799, 2007.

“The Macroeconomics of Child Labour Regulation” (with Matthias Doepke), American Economic Review, 95 (5), 1492-1524, 2005.

“The Survival of the Welfare State” (with John Hassler, Jose V. Rodriguez Mora, and Kjetil Storesletten), American Economic Review, 93 (1), 87-112, 2003.

“Productivity Differences” (with Daron Acemoglu), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 115 (3), 563-606, 2001.

“Was Prometheus Unbound by Chance? Risk Diversification and Growth” (with Daron Acemoglu), Journal of Political Economy, 105, 709-51, 1997 [Reprinted in Mookherjee D. and D. Ray (eds.) “Readings in the Theory of Economic Development”, chapter 7, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 2001.].