- B.A. Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Recipient of Numerous Grants from the National Science Foundation and the World Bank
Associate Editor & Co-Editor, Journal of International Economics, 1997-2005
Associate Editor, Review of Economics and Statistics, since 2003
Consultant for the World Bank
Market Structure, Productivity, Export Decision, Manufacturing Industry, Central and South America.
1. Industrial Evolution in Developing Countries: Micro Patterns of Turnover, Productivity and Market Structure, with M. Roberts, eds., Oxford University Press, 1996.
2. "The Decision to Export in Colombia: An Empirical Model of Entry with Sunk Costs," with M. Roberts, American Economic Review, 1997, 87, 545-563.
3. "Is Learning-by-Exporting Important? Micro-Dynamic Evidence from Colombia, Mexico and Morocco," with S. Clerides & S. Lach, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998, 903-947.
4. "Manufacturing Firms in Developing Countries: How Well Do They Do, and Why?" Journal of Economic Literature, 2000, 38, 11-44.
5. "Market Entry Costs, Producer Heterogeneity and Export Dynamics," with Mita Das & M. Roberts, Econometrica 75(3) (2007), pp. 837-873 .