Chang-Tai Hsieh

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

549 Evans Hall #3880

Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Citation 117

Why Do Cities Matter? Local Growth and Aggregate Growth

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 30
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Nov 2015
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Housing Constraints and Spatial Misallocation

NBER Working Paper No. w21154
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (295,796)
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Why Do Cities Matter? Local Growth and Aggregate Growth

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 May 2015
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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cities, economic growth

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Born Out of Necessity: A Debt Standstill for COVID-19

Center for Economic Policy Research; Policy Insight No. 103 (2020), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-23
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Center for Contract and Economic Organization, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Graduate Institute Geneva, IHEIDGraduate Institute Geneva, IHEID
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debt standstill, COVID-19, sovereign debt

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Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 09-04
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Cost of Privacy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of Covid-19 Cases

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-64
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 May 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2020
David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Munseob Lee
Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Citation 119

The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-38, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w18133
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2022
Peter J. Klenow and Chang-Tai Hsieh
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 12-20
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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How Destructive is Innovation?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-17-04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Daniel Garcia-Macia, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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How Destructive is Innovation?

NBER Working Paper No. w22953
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Daniel Garcia-Macia, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Industrial Revolution in Services

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-87
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jun 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Industrial Revolution in Services

NBER Working Paper No. w25968
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Industrial Revolution in Services

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India

NBER Working Paper No. w13290
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Return to Capital in China

NBER Working Paper No. w12755
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2021
Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Yingyi Qian
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
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The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Wesleyan University - Department of Economics
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Special Deals with Chinese Characteristics

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-74
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Chong-En Bai and Zheng (Michael) Song
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Special Deals with Chinese Characteristics

NBER Working Paper No. w25839
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng (Michael) Song
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-170
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

NBER Working Paper No. w28170
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2021
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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Citation 90

The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-93
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w18693
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela&Apos;S Maisanta

NBER Working Paper No. w14923
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) and Wesleyan University - Department of Economics
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When Schools Compete, How Do They Compete? An Assessment of Chile&Apos;S Nationwide School Voucher Program

NBER Working Paper No. w10008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Miguel S. Urquiola
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Columbia University
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Citation 52

The Long Shadow of a Fiscal Expansion

NBER Working Paper No. w22801
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng Michael Song
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
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The Long Shadow of a Fiscal Expansion

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-134
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2019
Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng (Michael) Song
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Estimating the Border Effect: Some New Evidence

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Working Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Sep 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Border Effect: Some New Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w14938
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Border Effect: Some New Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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barcode data, border effect, law of one price, market segmentation

Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 16-14
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, Ralph Ossa and Mu-Jeung Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Economics
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Gains from trade, trade liberalization, CUSFTA

Gains from Trade with Flexible Extensive Margin Adjustment

NBER Working Paper No. w22069
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, Ralph Ossa and Mu-Jeung Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Economics
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Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, Ralph Ossa and Mu-Jeung Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Economics
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Gains from Trade, Trade Liberalization, CUSFTA

Can Free Entry Be Inefficient? Fixed Commissions and Social Waste in the Real Estate Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w9208
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Can Free Entry Be Inefficient? Fixed Commissions and Social Waste in the Real Estate Industry

Posted: 06 Oct 2003
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Grasp the Large, Let Go of the Small: The Transformation of the State Sector in China

NBER Working Paper No. w21006
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng Michael Song
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
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Grasp the Large, Let Go of the Small: The Transformation of the State Sector in China

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-126
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng (Michael) Song
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Did Iraq Cheat the United Nations? Underpricing, Bribes, and the Oil for Food Program

NBER Working Paper No. w11202
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Global View of Productivity Growth in China

NBER Working Paper No. w16778
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Ralph Ossa
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Was the Federal Reserve Fettered? Devaluation Expectations in the 1932 Monetary Expansion

NBER Working Paper No. w8113
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Christina D. Romer
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity

NBER Working Paper No. w9701
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 May 2003 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2022
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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A Global View of Creative Destruction

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-133
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Nov 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Peter J. Klenow and Ishan Nath
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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A Global View of Creative Destruction

NBER Working Paper No. w26461
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Peter Klenow and Ishan Nath
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Return to Capital in China

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-125
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Yingyi Qian
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdeveloped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom

NBER Working Paper No. w12104
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Jonathan A. Parker
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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The Cost of Privacy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of Covid-19 Cases

NBER Working Paper No. w27220
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2022
David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Munseob Lee
Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Magnet High Schools and Academic Performance in China: A Regression Discontinuity Design

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Jun 2016
Albert Park, Xinzheng Shi, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Xuehui An
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Government of the People's Republic of China - National Center for Education Development Research
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magnet high school, regression discontinuity design, academic performance

Measuring the Cost of Living in Mexico and the US

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-123
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Munseob Lee
Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Price Index, Purchasing Power Parity, International Price Comparison

Measuring the Cost of Living in Mexico and the Us

NBER Working Paper No. w27806
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2021
David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Munseob Lee
Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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The Missing "Missing Middle"

NBER Working Paper No. w19966
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2022
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Benjamin A. Olken
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Contract Labor and Firm Growth in India

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-96
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Marianne Bertrand, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Nick Tsivanidis
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Dartmouth College
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Contract Labor and Firm Growth in India

NBER Working Paper No. w29151
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Marianne Bertrand, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Nick Tsivanidis
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley
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A Forensic Examination of China&Apos;S National Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w25754
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Wei Chen, Xilu Chen, Chang-Tai Hsieh and Zheng (Michael) Song
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Gains from Trade Liberalization with Flexible Extensive Margin Adjustment

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, Ralph Ossa and Mu-Jeung Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Ryerson University, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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trade, welfare, firms, selection, extensive margin, sufficient statistic, liberalization

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Housing Constraints and Spatial Misallocation

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 May 2018
Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Classical Ricardian Theory of Comparative Advantage Revisited

Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Stephen S. Golub and Chang-Tai Hsieh
Swarthmore College - Economics Department and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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