Published or Forthcoming Papers

Trickle-Down Consumption, Financial Deregulation, Inequality and Indebtedness (with Irakli Japaridze).

Forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Capital-Labor Substitution, Structural Change and Growth (with Markus Poschke and Ngo Van Long).

Forthcoming in Theoretical Economics.

Envy and Habits: Panel Data Estimates of Interdependent Preferences (with Jose Maria Casado and Jose Maria Labeaga).

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 78(4), pg. 44.-469, 2016

Envy and inequality (with Ngo Van Long).

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(3), pg. 949-973, 2012

The Relative Income Hypothesis (with Ngo Van Long).

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 35(9), pg. 1489-1501, 2011

Structural Change out of Agriculture: Labor Push versus Labor Pull (with Markus Poschke).

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 3(3), pg. 127-58, 2011.

Relative consumption and renewable resource extraction under alternative property-rights regimes (with Ngo Van Long).

Resource and Energy Economics, 33, 4, pg. 1028-53, 2011.

The Marshall Plan.

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf, Eds, 2009.

A Mixed -Rawls criterion for intergenerational equity: Theory and Implications (with Ngo Van Long).

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 58, pg. 154-168, 2009

A quantitative exploration of the Golden Age of European growth (with Mihaela Pintea).

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33, pg. 1437-1450, 2009.

Growth outside the stable path: Lessons from the European reconstruction

European Economic Review, 52, 3, pg. 568-88, 2008. 

Envy, leisure, and restrictions on working hours.

Canadian Journal of Economics, 40, 4, pg. 1286-1310, 2007.

Habit Formation, Catching Up with the Joneses, and Economic Growth (with Goncalo Monteiro and Stephen Turnovsky).

Journal of Economic Growth, 9, pg. 47-80, 2004.

Working Papers

Capital-Labor Substitution, Structural Change and the Labor Income Share (with Markus Poschke and Ngo Van Long). CESifo Working Paper 4600, 2014.

Income Inequality and Saving (with Mayssun El-Attar). IZA Working Paper 7083, 2012.


Review of The Size of Nations (by Alberto Alesina and Enrico Spolaore, MIT Press).

The Economic Record, Vol. 82, No. 257, pg. 225-235, 2006