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]

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
Latest version: September 2019 [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
Latest version: September 2019 [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 [paper]

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