A gravity equation for commuting with an application to estimating regional border effects in Belgium
in Journal of Economic Geography
January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8489 words.
This article derives a gravity equation for commuting and uses it to identify the effect of regional borders on commuting. We build on the seminal trade paper by Anderson and Van Wincoop...
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in The World Bank Economic Review
February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.
Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...
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in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5839 words.
The availability of immigrant farm-workers from Mexico is a critical factor affecting the U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable sector. This paper uses retrospective panel data from rural Mexico...