in The Review of Economic Studies
July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 17963 words.
This article investigates the role of intercity transport costs in determining the income of sub-Saharan African cities. In particular, focusing on fifteen countries whose largest city is a...
in The Quarterly Journal of Economics
August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 24398 words.
We study the impact of international long-distance flights on the global spatial allocation of economic activity. To identify causal effects, we...
in Journal of African Economies
June 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Transportation Systems. 8487 words.
By taking into account scale economies in transport, this paper challenges the accepted pessimistic view that regional preferential trade agreements (PTAs) between developing countries are...