- Working papers and work in progress
- The optimal distribution of population across cities, with David Albouy (U of Illinois), Kristian Behrens (UQAM), and Nathan Seegert (U of Utah). CEPR dp 11616, NBER wp 22823. November 2016. [Slides] [EEA Press Release] [The Atlantic's CityLab]
- Highway, market access, and spatial sorting, with Stephan Fretz (Swissgrid) and Raphaël Parchet (USI). In progress (this version: November 2017) CEPR dp 12437, CESifo wp 6770, SERC dp 227.
- Household sorting in the city, with Kristian Behrens (UQAM) and Gilles Duranton (Wharton). In progress. [Slides]
- On the heterogeneous effect of trade on unemployment, with Céline Carrère (GSEM), Marco Fugazza (UNCTAD), and Marcelo Olarreaga (GSEM). CEPR dp 11540 (September 2016).
- Trade and frictional unemployment in the global economy, with Céline Carrère and Anja Grujovic (Geneva School of Economics and Management). CEPR dp 10692 (July 2015). [Slides] [VoxEU] Revised version (July 2017)
- The shorter July 2016 version includes only the theory part.
- Economic Geography and Public Policy, with Richard Baldwin, Rikard Forslid, Philippe Martin and Gianmarco Ottaviano, Princeton University Press, June 2003, 481 pages. [jstor][PUP page]
- Trade and towns: Heterogeneous adjustment to a border shock, Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming, with Marius Brülhart (HEC Lausanne) and Céline Carrère (GSEM), September 2017 [doi]. Press coverage: [LIEPP Sciences Po Policy Brief no. 30]
- A simple model of the Juggernaut effect of trade liberalisation, International Economics 143, pp. 70-9, with Richard Baldwin (HEID), October 2015 [doi].
- Survival of the fittest in cities: Urbanization and inequality, Economic Journal 124(581), pp. 1371-1400, with Kristian Behrens (UQAM), December 2014 [doi] [Appendices] [Data]. Press coverage: [VoxEU] [RES media briefing]
- The emulator effect of the Uruguay Round on US Regionalism, Review of International Economics 22(5), pp. 1049-78, with Marco Fugazza (UNCTAD), November 2014 [doi].
- Productive cities: Sorting, selection and agglomeration, Journal of Political Economy 122(3), pp. 507-53, with Kristian Behrens (UQAM) and Gilles Duranton (Wharton), June 2014 [jstor] [Slides] [Supplemental material]
- Trade in goods and trade in tasks: An integrating framework, Journal of International Economics 92(1), pp. 51–62, with Richard Baldwin, January 2014 [doi]. Press coverage: [VoxEU]
- On the origins of land use regulations: Theory and evidence from US metro areas, Journal of Urban Economics 75, pp. 29-43, wIth Christian Hilber, May 2013 [doi]. Press coverage: [VoxEU] [LSE USApp blog] [SERC blog] [LSE press release] [LesEchos.fr] [The Economist free exchange].
- Tempura mutantur: In search of a new testament for NEG, Journal of Economic Geography 11(2), pp. 215-30, with Kristian Behrens, March 2011 [doi].
- Labour market reforms, job insecurity, and the flexibility of the employment relationship , European Economic Review 53(1), pp. 19-36, with Niko Matouschek and Paolo Ramezzana, January 2009 [doi].
- Off-shoring of routine tasks and (de)industrialization: Threat or opportunity—and for whom?, Journal of Urban Economics 63(2), pp. 517-35, March 2008 [doi].
- Trade and growth with heterogeneous firms, Journal of International Economics 74(1), pp. 21-34, with Richard Baldwin, January 2008 [doi]. [Guide to calculations]
- Entry and asymmetric lobbying: Why governments pick losers, Journal of the European Economic Association 5(5), pp. 1064-93, with Richard Baldwin, September 2007 (Paper discussed in the FT Deutschland, February 2nd, 2002, and on Tim Harford’s FT blog on February 15th, 2008). Non-technical version here.
- Can South-South trade liberalization stimulate North-South trade? Journal of Economic Integration, 21(2) pp. 234-53, with Marco Fugazza, June 2006 [jstor].
- Agglomeration and trade with input-output linkages and capital mobility, Spatial Economic Analysis 1(1), pp. 101-26 , June 2006 [doi].
- The 'Genome' of NEG Models with Input-Output Linkages: A Positive and Normative Synthesis, Journal of Economic Geography 6(2), pp. 113-39 , with Gianmarco Ottaviano , April 2006 (lead article)[doi].
- Agglomeration and Welfare: The Core-Periphery Model in the Light of Bentham, Kaldor, and Rawls, Journal of Public Economics 90(1-2), pp. 325-47, with Sylvie Charlot, Carl Gaigné and Jacques-François Thisse, January 2006 [doi].
- The Role of Human Capital Investments in the Location Decision of Firms, Regional Science and Urban Economics 35(5), pp. 570-83, with Niko Matouschek, September 2005 [doi].
- The Structure of Simple ‘New Economic Geography’ Models (Or, on Identical Twins), Journal of Economic Geography 5(2), pp. 201-34, April 2005 [doi].
- Home-Market vs. Vote-Market Effect: Equilibrium Location in a Probabilistic Voting Model, European Economic Review 48(1), pp. 155-79, with Federica Sbergami, February 2004 [doi].
- Free Trade Agreements without Delocation, Canadian Journal of Economics 33(3), pp. 766-86, with Richard Baldwin, July 2000 [jstor].
- Agglomeration theory with heterogeneous agents. In Duranton, Henderson, and Strange (eds.), Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, vol. V, pp. 171-245, with Kristian Behrens, June 2015. [doi] [All vol. V chapters available here].
- Krugman’s papers in regional science: The 100-dollar bill on the sidewalk is gone and the 2008 Nobel Prize well-deserved, Papers in Regional Science 88(2), 467-489, with Kristian Behrens, June 2009, lead article in the special virtual issue (edited with Kristian Behrens) on "The impact of 2008 Nobel Prize Winner Paul Krugman's new trade theory (NTT) and new economic geography (NEG) on the field of Regional Science". [doi].
- The core-periphery model: Key features and effects. In Heijdra and Brakman (eds), The Monopolistic Competition Revolution in Retrospect, Cambridge University Press, with R. Baldwin, R. Forslid, G. Ottaviano and P. Martin, November 2003.
- Endogenous lobbying in search of import protection: A comment. Rivista di Politica Economica (Conference volume) , 145-8, January 2003. Reprinted in Ginebri and Sabani (eds), The Role of Organized Interest Groups in Policy Making, Palgrave Macmillan, February 2004.
Papers not intended for publication
- Protection for sale made easy, with Richard Baldwin. June 2007, CEP 800 (older version: CEPR 5452).
- The impact of trade on intraindustry reallocation and aggregate productivity: A comment, with Richard Baldwin. August 2004, CEPR 4634 and NBER 10718.
- Stylized facts about cities [1'326 Ko] same without pictures [489 Ko]
- Le modèle de villes monocentriques (in French). Prepared for the Swiss National Bank's Iconomix November 2014 conference.
- Other topics: here
- Trade in unemployment, with Céline Carrère (GSI, Geneva), Marco Fugazza (UNCTAD), and Marcelo Olarreaga (GSEM, Geneva). CEPR dp 9916. May 2014. [Slides]. This paper has morphed into "On the heterogeneous effect of trade on unemployment."
- Are cities too small? Equilibrium and optimal urban systems with heterogeneous land, with Kristian Behrens (UQAM). January 2015. [Slides] This paper has morphed into the four-authored paper with David Albouy and Nate Seegert.
- Trade and towns: On the uneven effects of trade liberalization, with Marius Brülhart and Céline Carrère, December 2013. This is an old version of "Trade and towns: Heterogeneous adjustment to a border shock."
- Survival of the fittest in cities: Agglomeration, selection and polarisation, with Kristian Behrens, October 2008, CEP 894. This is an old version of our 2014 EJ paper.
- Offshoring: General equilibrium on wages, production and trade, with Richard Baldwin, May 2007, CEP 794. This paper morphed into our 2014 JIE paper.
- Homeownership and land use controls, with Christian Hilber, January 2007, Research Paper in Environmental and Spatial Analysis no. 119, LSE.
- Owners of developed land versus owners of undeveloped land: Why land use is more constrained in the Bay area than in Pittsburgh, with Christian Hilber (LSE), November 2006, CEP 760. This paper morphed into our 2013 JUE paper.
Non-technical and newspaper articles
(In alphabetic order)