Costas Arkolakis










Working Papers

Optimal City Structure (with T. Allen, X. Li). PRELIMINARY. First Version: 07/15

On the Existence and Uniqueness of Trade Equilibria (with T. Allen, X. Li). PRELIMINARY. First Version: 04/15

Trade, Agglomeration, and Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence (with R. Adao, F. Esposito). Version coming soon

The Welfare Effects of Transportation Infrastructure Improvements (with T. Allen). First version 09/16

Combinatorial Discrete Choice (with F. Eckert). First version 01/17

Submitted Papers or Under Revision

The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade (with Costinot, Donaldson, Rodriguez-Clare) February 2016
Abstract codes (Resubmitted to Review of Economic Studies) related: Gains from Trade Under Monopolistic Competition: A Simple Example

Universal Gravity (with T. Allen and Y. Takahashi) April 2017
Abstract (Online Appendix, Capital Dynamics, Matlab Toolkit) (Resubmitted to Journal of Political Economy)

Innovation and Production in the Global Economy (with Ramondo, Rodriguez-Clare, Yeaple) May 2017, NBER WP 18792
Abstract (Online Appendix) (Resumitted to American Economic Review)

The Extensive Margin of Exporting Products: A Firm-Level Analysis (with Muendler, Ganapati) Sep 2014, (Revision requested AEJ Macro), NBER WP 16641
Abstract,(Online Supplement, Companion Paper: The Continuum Case)

A Multivariate Distribution with Pareto Tails and Pareto Maxima (with Rodriguez-Clare, Jiun-Hua Su)


Firm Learning and Growth (with Papageorgiou, Timoshenko), (forthcoming Review of Economic Dynamics)

A Unified Theory of Firm Selection and Growth forth. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016, NBER WP 17553, (Appendices: theory, data, additional Data)

Trade and the Topography of the Spatial Economy (with Allen) Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, 129(3), NBER WP 19181, (online appendix)

New Trade Models, Same Old Gains? (with Costinot, Rodriguez-Clare), American Economic Review, 2012, 102(1), 94-130, NBER WP 15628, (online appendix)

Market Penetration Costs and the New Consumers Margin in International Trade, Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118 (6), 1151-1199, NBER WP 14214, (Appendices: theory, data, programs/data)

Exporters and Their Products: A Collection of Empirical Regularities (with Muendler), CESifo Economic Studies, 2013, 59(2), 223-248

Vertical Specialization and International Business Cycles Synchronization (with Ramanarayanan), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Special Issue on Heterogeneity & Trade, 2009, 111 (4), 665-680, (sensitivity appendix)

Endogenous Variety and the Gains from Trade (with Klenow, Demidova, Rodriguez-Clare), American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 2008, 98 (4), 444-450, NBER WP 13933, (Welfare in Krugman model, Detailed derivations)







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