Working Papers

Capital (Mis)allocation, Incentives and Productivity
with Matthias Meier, Alexander Schramm and Alexander Schwemmer

Human Capitalists, Firm Ownership and International Trade
Awarded the FIW International Economics Conference Best Paper Award 2019, Vienna
and the Walther-Rathenau Best Paper Award

Ongoing Work

Industrial and Trade Policy in Supply Chains: The Case of Rare Elements
with Laura Alfaro, Harald Fadinger and Gede Virananda

Cushion or Congestion? Micro Evidence from Order Books
with Matthias Meier and Bjarne Horst

Trade Policy and the Geography of Global Production
with Harald Fadinger and Lei Li


Quantifying the Germany Shock: Structural Labor-Market Reforms and Spillovers in a Currency Union
[Abstract], [Media Coverage], [Slides]
with Harald Fadinger and Philipp Herkenhoff
Journal of International Economics, forthcoming

My Home is My Castle - The Benefits of Working from Home During a Pandemic Crisis
with Jean-Victor Alipour and Harald Fadinger
[Abstract], [Media Coverage], [Working Paper Version]
Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 196, 104373, Apr. 2021

Foreign Competition and the Durability of U.S. Firm Investments
with Philippe Fromenteau and Jan Tscheke
[Abstract], [Media Coverage], [Working Paper Version]
RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 50(3), p. 532-567, Fall 2019

Trade in Tasks and the Organization of Firms
with Dalia Marin and Alexander Tarasov
[Abstract], [Data and Code], [Media Coverage], [Working Paper Version]
European Economic Review, Vol. 107, p. 99-132, Aug. 2018

Globalization and the Evolution of Corporate Governance
[Abstract], [Data and Code], [Media Coverage], [Working Paper Version]
European Economic Review, Vol. 102, p. 39-61, Feb. 2018.

Shorter Papers

The Costs and Benefits of Home Office during the Covid-19 Pandemic - Evidence from Infections and an Input-Output Model for Germany
with Harald Fadinger
[Abstract], [Media Coverage], [Data and Code],
CEPR Covid Economics, Vol. 9, p. 107-134, Apr. 2020

Democratization, Contracts and Comparative Advantage
with Felix Samy Soliman
[Abstract], [Working Paper Version]
Economics Letters, Vol. 173, p. 73-77, Dec. 2018.