David L. Hummels

Purdue University - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1310

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Toward a Geography of Trade Costs

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 1999
David L. Hummels
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Vertical Specialization and the Changing Nature of World Trade

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 1998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
David L. Hummels, Dana Rapoport and Kei-Mu Yi
Purdue University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 617 (23,477)
Citation 258

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vertical specialization

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The Nature and Growth of Vertical Specialization in World Trade

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 72
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 May 1999
David L. Hummels, Jun Ishii and Kei-Mu Yi
Purdue University - Department of Economics, Amherst College and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 486 (40,188)
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Alternative Hypotheses and the Volume of Trade: Evidence on the Extent of Specialization

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 1999
Jon Haveman and David L. Hummels
Public Policy Institute of California and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 208 (112,134)
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Explaining Home Bias in Consumption: The Role of Intermediate Input Trade

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2002
David L. Hummels and Russell H. Hillberry
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 139 (166,319)
Citation 12

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Home bias, trade barriers, intermediate inputs, agglomeration

Explaining Home Bias in Consumption: The Role of Intermediate Input Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w9020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jun 2002
Russell H. Hillberry and David L. Hummels
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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The Variety and Quality of a Nation's Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w8712
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jan 2002
David L. Hummels and Peter J. Klenow
Purdue University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Time as a Trade Barrier

NBER Working Paper No. w17758
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jan 2012
David L. Hummels and Georg Schaur
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (244,975)
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Monopolistic Competition and International Trade: Reconsidering the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4389
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jul 2000
David L. Hummels and James A. Levinsohn
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan
Downloads 54 (294,533)
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How Confident Can We Be in Cge-Based Assessments of Free Trade Agreements?

NBER Working Paper No. w10477
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2004
Thomas W. Hertel, David L. Hummels, Maros Ivanic and Roman Keeney
Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University - Department of Economics, World Bank and Purdue University
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The Trade Reducing Effects of Market Power in International Shipping

NBER Working Paper No. w12914
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
David L. Hummels, Volodymyr Lugovskyy and Alexandre M. Skiba
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics and University of Kansas - School of Business
Downloads 35 (336,739)
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Explaining Import Variety and Quality: The Role of the Income Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. w12531
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Sep 2006
Yo Chul Choi, David L. Hummels and Chong Xiang
Bank of Korea - Research Department, Purdue University - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Offshoring and Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w22041
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
David L. Hummels, Jakob Roland Munch and Chong Xiang
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Offshoring and Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9741
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
David L. Hummels, Jakob Roland Munch and Chong Xiang
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 12 (486,254)

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offshoring, wages, unemployment

Shipping the Good Apples Out? An Empirical Confirmation of the Alchian-Allen Conjecture

NBER Working Paper No. w9023
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jun 2002
David L. Hummels and Alexandre M. Skiba
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Kansas - School of Business
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Citation 61

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Shipping the Good Apples Out? An Empirical Confirmation of the Alchian-Allen Conjecture

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 1384-1402, December 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
David L. Hummels and Alexandre M. Skiba
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Kansas - School of Business

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Trade Responses to Geographic Frictions: A Decomposition Using Micro-Data

NBER Working Paper No. w11339
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Russell H. Hillberry and David L. Hummels
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Trade in Ideal Varieties: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. W11828
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
David L. Hummels and Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
Downloads 25 (387,427)
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Intra-National Home Bias: Some Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w9022
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jun 2002
Russell H. Hillberry and David L. Hummels
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (391,906)
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Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport

NBER Working Paper No. w17117
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics, Monash University and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Geography
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Alternative Hypotheses and the Volume of Trade: The Gravity Equation and the Extent of Specialization

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 199-218, February 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Mar 2004
Jon Haveman and David L. Hummels
Public Policy Institute of California and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (415,923)
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Are Matched Partner Trade Statistics a Usable Measure of Transportation Costs?

Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 69-86, February 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2006
David L. Hummels and Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
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The Wage Effects of Offshoring: Evidence from Danish Matched Worker-Firm Data

NBER Working Paper No. w17496
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Purdue University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Effort, Injury, and Illness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10036
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
David L. Hummels, Jakob Roland Munch and Chong Xiang
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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demand shocks, worker effort, health

No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Effort, Injury, and Illness

NBER Working Paper No. w22365
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
David L. Hummels, Jakob Roland Munch and Chong Xiang
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 3 (534,211)

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Hedging Price Volatility Using Fast Transport

NBER Working Paper No. w15154
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
David L. Hummels and Georg Schaur
Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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