Ph.D. in Economics, New York University, 2013

Research interests: International trade, international finance, macroeconomics


Conferences recently organized:

  • St. Louis Fed Macro-Trade Workshop [2019, 2018, 2017]

  • St. Louis Advances in Research 2018 (STLAR) [link]

Working papers

International Trade of Essential Goods During a Pandemic
with Ana Maria Santacreu
Latest version: May 2020 [paper], July 2020 [slidesvideo]

Financial Development and International Trade
revision requested at the Journal of Political Economy
Latest version: June 2020 [paper]

International Trade Fluctuations and Monetary Policy
with Ana Maria Santacreu
Latest version: September 2015 [paper]


Trade in Commodities and Business Cycle Volatility
with David Kohn and Håkon Tretvoll
Forthcoming at the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 

[paper, online appendix]

Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations
with David Kohn and Michal Szkup

Journal of International Economics, Volume 122, January 2020, 103257 

[paperonline appendix]

International Trade and Intertemporal Substitution

with Michael Waugh

Journal of International Economics, Volume 117, March 2019

[paper, online appendix]

Financial Frictions and New Exporter Dynamics

with David Kohn and Michal Szkup

International Economic Review, 57(2), May 2016

[paper, online appendix]

Quality of Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities
with David Albouy and Casey Warman
Canadian Journal of Economics, 46(2), May 2013


Work in progress

Financial Development and Trade Liberalization

with David Kohn and Michal Szkup

Firm-level Credit Ratings and Default in the Great Recession: Theory and Evidence

with David Wiczer