James A. Levinsohn

University of Michigan

Associate Professor of Economics

611 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

Differentiated Products Demand Systems from a Combination of Micro and Macro Data: The New Car Market

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1337
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2001
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 398 (58,498)
Citation 55

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Product Differentiation, Autos, Demand Estimation

Differentiated Products Demand Systems from a Combination of Micro and Macro Data: The New Car Market

NBER Working Paper No. w6481
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2000
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 50 (330,049)
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Differentiated Products Demand Systems from a Combination of Micro and Macro Data: The New Car Market

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, No. 1, Pt. 1, pp. 68-105, February 2004
Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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International Trade Theory: The Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4940
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Sep 2000
Edward E. Leamer and James A. Levinsohn
University of California at Los Angeles and University of Michigan
Downloads 357 (59,076)
Citation 156

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The Distributional Impacts of Indonesia's Financial Crisis on Household Welfare: A 'Rapid Response' Methodology

William Davidson Institute, Working Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Sep 2001
Jed Friedman and James A. Levinsohn
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan
Downloads 156 (156,214)
Citation 17

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Indonesia, Currency Crisis, Welfare Distribution, Compensating Variation, Non-Parametric Regression

The Distributional Impacts of Indonesia's Financial Crisis on Household Welfare: A "Rapid Response" Methodology

NBER Working Paper No. w8564
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2001
Jed Friedman and James A. Levinsohn
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan
Downloads 49 (333,169)
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Carwars: Trying to Make Sense of U.S.-Japan Trade Frictions in the Automobile and Automobile Parts Markets

A1.159 WP 389
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 1998
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
Downloads 116 (198,745)
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Carwars: Trying to Make Sense of U.S.-Japan Trade Frictions in the Automobile and Automobile Parts Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w5349
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
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Citation 3

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Automobile Prices in Market Equilibrium: Part I and Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w4264
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 87 (223,207)
Citation 168

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Competition Policy and International Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w4972
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
Downloads 65 (285,772)
Citation 13

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Impacts of the Indonesian Economic Crisis: Price Changes and the Poor

NBER Working Paper No. w7194
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Sep 1999
James A. Levinsohn, Steven Berry and Jed Friedman
University of Michigan, Yale University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 57 (290,468)
Citation 14

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Incomes in South Africa Since the Fall of Apartheid

NBER Working Paper No. w11384
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jul 2005
Murray Leibbrandt, James A. Levinsohn and Justin McCrary
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Michigan and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 54 (297,678)
Citation 13

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Estimating Production Functions Using Inputs to Control for Unobservables

NBER Working Paper No. w7819
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
James A. Levinsohn and Amil Petrin
University of Michigan and University of Minnesota - Duluth
Downloads 54 (264,033)
Citation 370

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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 (302,733)
Citation 90

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Fooling Ourselves: Evaluating the Globalization and Growth Debate

NBER Working Paper No. w10244
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jan 2004
Juan Carlos Hallak and James A. Levinsohn
University of San Andres - Department of Economics and University of Michigan
Downloads 51 (307,934)
Citation 13

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Creative Destruction or Just Plain Destruction?: The U.S. Textile and Apparel Industries Since 1972

NBER Working Paper No. w8348
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2001
James A. Levinsohn and Wendy Petropoulos
University of Michigan and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 51 (313,389)
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Voluntary Export Restraints on Automobiles: Evaluating a Strategic Tradepolicy

NBER Working Paper No. w5235
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 51 (326,962)
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Voluntary Export Restraints on Automobiles: Evaluating a Strategic Trade Policy

WP 393
Posted: 20 Jan 1998
Steven Berry, James A. Levinsohn and Ariel Pakes
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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When Knowledge is Not Enough: Hiv/Aids Information and Risky Behavior in Botswana

NBER Working Paper No. w12418
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Taryn Dinkelman, James A. Levinsohn and Rolang Majelantle
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 47 (305,319)
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Measuring Aggregate Productivity Growth Using Plant-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w11887
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2006
Amil Petrin and James A. Levinsohn
University of Minnesota - Duluth and University of Michigan
Downloads 47 (316,112)
Citation 21

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Testing the Imports-as-Market-Discipline Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w3657
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
Downloads 45 (327,717)
Citation 97

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Citation 11

Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w13167
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health and University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics
Downloads 41 (359,328)
Citation 11

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Globalization and the Returns to Speaking English in South Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w10985
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jan 2005
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
Downloads 30 (393,028)
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Merger Policies and Trade Liberalization

NBER Working Paper No. w6077
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Sep 2000
Henrik Horn and James A. Levinsohn
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Michigan
Downloads 28 (373,316)
Citation 52

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When Industries Become More Productive, Do Firms?

NBER Working Paper No. w6893
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 May 1999
James A. Levinsohn and Amil Petrin
University of Michigan and University of Minnesota - Duluth
Downloads 26 (388,858)
Citation 22

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Taxes, Tariffs, and the Global Corporation

NBER Working Paper No. w3500
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
James A. Levinsohn and Joel B. Slemrod
University of Michigan and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Distance, Demand, and Oligopoly Pricing

NBER Working Paper No. w3076
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Robert Feenstra and James A. Levinsohn
University of California, Davis and University of Michigan
Downloads 22 (415,730)

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Firm Heterogeneity, Jobs, and International Trade: Evidence from Chile

NBER Working Paper No. w5808
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Aug 2000
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan
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Firm Heterogeneity, Jobs, and International Trade: Evidence from Chile

University of Michigan Working Paper No. 390
Posted: 01 Feb 1998
James A. Levinsohn
University of Michigan

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A Simple, Consistent Estimator for Disturbance Components in Financial Models

NBER Working Paper No. t0080
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
James A. Levinsohn and Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason
University of Michigan and University of Michigan
Downloads 18 (430,924)

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Fifteen Years on: Household Incomes in South Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w16661
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Murray Leibbrandt and James A. Levinsohn
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit and University of Michigan
Downloads 16 (446,531)

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Import Competition and the Stock Market Return to Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w2420
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Gene M. Grossman and James A. Levinsohn
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Michigan
Downloads 14 (472,321)
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Does Food Aid Harm the Poor? Household Evidence from Ethiopia

NBER Working Paper No. w11048
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Sep 2012
James A. Levinsohn and Margaret McMillan
University of Michigan and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (515,945)
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Prospective Analysis of a Wage Subsidy for Cape Town Youth

NBER Working Paper No. w17248
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
James A. Levinsohn and Todd Pugatch
University of Michigan and Oregon State University
Downloads 5 (502,377)
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HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w16901
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
James A. Levinsohn, Zoe McLaren, Olive Shisana and Khangelani Zuma
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, Health Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Health Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
Downloads 5 (492,696)
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Individual Migration and Household Incomes

NBER Working Paper No. w22326
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Julia Garlick, Murray Leibbrandt and James A. Levinsohn
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit and University of Michigan
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