David Lagakos

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis

FRB Atlanta CQER Working Paper No. 14-5
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Simeon Alder, David Lagakos and Lee E. Ohanian
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Rust Belt, competition, productivity, unionization, monopoly

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Selection, Agriculture and Cross-Country Productivity Differences

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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selection, agriculture, Roy model, productivity, subsistence

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Social Security and the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 9, No. 5, May 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Mar 2005
Bart Hobijn and David Lagakos
ASU and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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inflation, elderly, consumer price index, social security, indexing, cost of living

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh
Oxford Department of International Development, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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agriculture, productivity, value added per worker, misallocation, national income and product accounts

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Explaining Cross-Country Productivity Differences in Retail Trade

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2013
David Lagakos
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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macroeconomics, productivity, technology adoption, retail trade, informality, home production

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Inflation Inequality in the United States

FRB Staff Report No. 173
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Bart Hobijn and David Lagakos
ASU and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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consumption price inflation, inequality, household inflation rates

Inflation Inequality in the United States

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 581-606, December 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Bart Hobijn and David Lagakos
ASU and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w19628
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh
Oxford Department of International Development, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 129, No. 2, 2014
Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh
Oxford Department of International Development, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics

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Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons from U.S. Immigrants

NBER Working Paper No. w21914
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2016
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business
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Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons from U.S. Immigrants

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-113
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business
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capital, human capital, immigrants, immigration, labor, labor market, capital accumulation

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Which Workers Get Insurance within the Firm?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
David Lagakos and Guillermo OrdoƱez
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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insurance within the firm, risk sharing, limited commitment, displacement costs, wage smoothing, wage rigidity

Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting

NBER Working Paper No. w18602
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business
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Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9253
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Cross-country income, Development Accounting, Returns to Experience

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Competitive Pressure and the Decline of the Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w20538
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Simeon Alder, David Lagakos and Lee E. Ohanian
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Unemployment and Development

CESifo Working Paper No. 7311
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Ying Feng, David Lagakos and James E. Rauch
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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unemployment, development

Unemployment and Development

NBER Working Paper No. w25171
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Ying Feng, David Lagakos and James E. Rauch
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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How Do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w21874
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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How Do Average Hours Worked Vary with Development? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11092
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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hours worked, labor supply

In Search of a Spatial Equilibrium in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w23916
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Douglas Gollin, Martina Kirchberger and David Lagakos
Oxford Department of International Development, Columbia University and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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In Search of a Spatial Equilibrium in the Developing World

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12114
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Douglas Gollin, Martina Kirchberger and David Lagakos
Oxford Department of International Development, Columbia University and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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amenities, Development, disamenities, living standards, migration, spatial equilibrium

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The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w24193
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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Superstores or Mom and Pops? Technology Adoption and Productivity Differences in Retail Trade

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report No. 428
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
David Lagakos
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

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technology adoption, productivity differences, retail trade