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atkin@mit.edu

   
 

Research Interests: Development and International Trade

 
 

PUBLISHED AND FORTHCOMING PAPERS

Trade, Tastes and Nutrition in India [Download PDF]
American Economic Review: Vol. 103 No. 5 (August 2013)
Write up in The Economist
Previous Version [Download PDF]

“The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants” [Download PDF]     American Economic Review: Vol. 106 No. 4 (April 2016)
Write up in the New York Times

“Endogenous Skill Acquisition and Export Manufacturing in Mexico” [Download PDF]
American Economic Review: Vol. 106 No. 8 (August 2016)
Write up in AEA Research Highlights

Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexicowith Ben Faber and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro [Download PDF]
Forthcoming, Journal of Political Economy

Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Experimentwith Amit Khandelwal and Adam Osman [Download PDF]
Accepted, Quarterly Journal of Economics

“Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan” with Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudhry, Amit Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen [Download PDF]
Accepted, Quarterly Journal of Economics
Write up in Marketplace, The Atlantic online, The New Republic online, Wall Street Journal Economics Blog, NBER Digest


WORKING PAPERS

“Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs” with Dave Donaldson [Download PDF]
Revise and Resubmit, Econometrica

“Volatility and the Gains from Trade” with Treb Allen [Download PDF]
Revise and Resubmit, Econometrica
Write up in the NBER Digest

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

“Spillovers in Technology Adoption: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Pakistan” with Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudhry, Amit Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen

“Working for the Future: Female Factory Work and Child Health in Mexico” [New Version Coming Soon-Old Version Here]

               

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

“On the Origins and Development of Pakistan's Soccer-Ball Cluster
The World Bank Economic Review (2016) [Download PDF]

Mark-up and Cost Dispersion Across Firms: Direct Evidence from Producer Surveys in Pakistan [Download PDF]
American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings (May 2015)

Habit Formation and the Gains from Price Stability
CESifo Economic Studies (2012) 58(2): 373-384 [Download PDF]