My current research explores three themes in international economics: the impact of financial frictions on international trade and investment; the role of firm heterogeneity in productivity, product quality and management practices; and the determinants and consequences of global value chains.

Working Papers


The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach
August 2018. NBER Working Paper 25441. CEPR Working Paper. Revision requsted by Journal of Political Economy. (with Andrew Bernard, Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman and Andreas Moxnes)



Trade, Productivity, and (Mis)allocation
August 2018. CEPR Working Paper. Under review. (with Antoine Berthou, Jong Hyun Chung and Charlotte Sandoz)


Work in Progress


Growing like China: Firm Performance and Global Production Line Position

With Davin Chor and Zhihong Yu

Market Structure and International Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from France-China Trade

With Hanwei Huang and Frank Pisch


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