Trade JMPs (2017-2018)


It’s that time of year again. As I’ve done since 2010, I’ve gathered a list of trade-related job-market papers. New this year is a small collection of spatial economics papers that aren’t about trade per se. If I’ve missed someone, please contribute to the list in the comments.

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14 Responses to “Trade JMPs (2017-2018)”

  1. Jose Pulido Says:

    Jose Pulido ( “Intra- and inter-industry misallocation and comparative advantage” and Ruoying Wang ( “Import Competition and Innovation: Evidence from China”, both from UBC.

  2. Jorge Perez Perez Says:

    Here are three spatial economics job market papers from the Urban Economics Association meetings:

    Juan Pablo Chauvin: (Harvard) – Gender-Segmented Labor Markets and the Effects of Local Demand Shocks –

    Jorge Pérez Pérez (Brown) – City Minimum Wages –

    Lindsay Renihan (UPenn) – Is Online Retail Killing Coffee Shops? Estimating the Winners and Losers of Online Retail using Customer Transaction Microdata

  3. Mary Lovely Says:

    Yang Liang (Syracuse). Job creation and job diversion: The effect of trade shocks on US manufacturing employment.

  4. Michael Poyker Says:

    Yuan Tian (UCLA) — “International Trade Liberalization and Domestic Institutional Reform: Effects of WTO Accession on Chinese Internal Migration Policy”

  5. Marco Robles Says:

    Parisa Kamali (Minnesota) “Indirect Exporter Dynamics and the Impacts on Trade Lineralization.” -

  6. Andy Says:

    I am just curious, more generally, from which database do you compile your original list? Ie, where do you find out about them all?

    Also for addition, Lorenzo Trimarchi (ECARES) “Trade Policy and The China Syndrome”

    • jdingel Says:

      I just check a lot of schools’ websites and look for trade candidates. This is imperfect, so I appreciate everyone contributing to the list in the comments.

  7. Andrew Says:

    3 candidates from Indiana (Michael Klein, Shibi He, Ryan Lee )

    1 candidate from Boston College (Penglong Zhang)

  8. Sen Says:

    Sen Ma (UIUC)
    Can Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms? Identifying FDI Spillovers from Borders of Chinese Dialect Zones

  9. Tanvi Rao Says:

    1 candidate from Cornell University (

  10. Andrew Says:

    Linyi Zhang (Northwestern) Escaping Chinese Import Competition? Evidence from U.S. Firm Innovation

  11. Johannes Says:

    There are also three JM candidates from the University of Mannheim:
    Francesco Paolo Conteduca: The Structure of Multinational Sales under Demand Risk (
    Ekaterina Kazakova: Serving Abroad: Export, M&A, and Greenfield Investment (
    Alexander Rohlf: Did Globalization help Germany become cleaner? – The effect of increasing Import/Export Exposure on local air pollution at the German county level (

  12. Florian Mayneris Says:

    Guzman Ourens (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium): Uneven growth in the extensive margin: explaining the lag of agricultural economies (

  13. Peter Eppinger Says:

    Two candidates from the University of Tübingen:
    Peter Eppinger ( – “Optimal Ownership and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence from China’s FDI Liberalization” and
    Bohdan Kukharskyy ( – “A Tale of Two Property Rights: Knowledge, Physical Assets, and Multinational Firm Boundaries”

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