Alberto Salvo

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Severe Air Pollution and Labor Productivity: Evidence from Industrial Towns in China

He, J., H. Liu and A. Salvo (2018). “Severe Air Pollution and Labor Productivity: Evidence from Industrial Towns in China,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Jiaxiu He, Haoming Liu and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Air pollution, acute exposure, labor productivity, labor supply, heterogeneous effects, thermal inversions, wind, PM2.5, SO$_{2}$, environmental damage, environmental valuation, air pollutants/adverse effects, distributed lags, instrumental variables

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Is Arbitrage Tying the Price of Ethanol to that of Gasoline? Evidence from the Uptake of Flexible-Fuel Technology

Energy Journal, 32(3), pp. 119-148
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo and Cristian Huse
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics
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Biofuels, ethanol, gasoline, sugar, flexible-fuel vehicles, price convergence, arbitrage, co-movement, regime-switch, agrienergy

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Inferring Market Power Under the Threat of Entry: The Case of the Brazilian Cement Industry

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Market power, price-cost margins, model selection, entry threat, international competition, imports discipline, price ceiling, mixture model, regime switching model

Sequential Cross-Border Mergers in Models of Oligopoly

Economica, 77(306), pp. 352-383
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Cross-border mergers, Sequential horizontal mergers, Anti-competitive mergers, Hold-up, Merger wave, International oligopoly, Market integration, Technology transfer

Sequential Cross-Border Mergers in Models of Oligopoly

Economica, Vol. 77, Issue 306, pp. 352-383, April 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Declining Discount Rates in Singapore's Market for Privately Developed Apartments

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Eric Fesselmeyer, Haoming Liu and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Discounting, social discount rate, declining discount rates, cost-benefit analysis, policy evaluation, long time horizon, climate change, asset pricing, real estate

How Do Households Discount Over Centuries? Evidence from Singapore's Private Housing Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9862
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Eric Fesselmeyer, Haoming Liu and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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discounting, social discount rate, declining discount rates, asset pricing, cost-benefit analysis, policy evaluation, long time horizon, climate change, real estate

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The Rise of Fringe Competitors in the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class: An Empirical Analysis

Eizenberg, A. and A. Salvo (2015). “The Rise of Fringe Competitors In the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class: An Empirical Analysis,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 7(3), pp. 85-122
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Alon Eizenberg and Alberto Salvo
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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emerging middle class, social mobility, differentiated-product demand, habit formation, generics, competitive fringe, premium brands

Cut-Throat Fringe Competition in an Emerging Country Market: Tax Evasion or the Absence of Market Power?

Journal of Industrial Economics, 57(4), pp. 677-711
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Competitive fringe; Low-end entry; Firm-level heterogeneity; Generics; Informal economy; Tax evasion; AIDS demand

Cut-Throat Fringe Competition in an Emerging Country Market: Tax Evasion or the Absence of Market Power?

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 677-711, December 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Trade Flows in a Spatial Oligopoly: Gravity Fits Well, But What Does it Explain?

Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(1), pp. 63-96
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Gravity, distance effect, border effect, oligopoly, cartels, market division, market sharing, market allocation schemes, spatial collusion, cross-hauling

Trade Flows in a Spatial Oligopoly: Gravity Fits Well, But What Does it Explain?

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 63-96, February / fevrier 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Build it, But Will They Come? Evidence from Consumer Choice between Gasoline and Sugarcane Ethanol

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo and Cristian Huse
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics
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Fossil Fuels, Renewable Fuels, Alternative Fuels, Gasoline, Ethanol, Biofuels, Flexible-Fuel Vehicles, Consumer Choice, Consumer Preferences, Perfect Substitutes, Differentiated Products

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Reduction in Local Ozone Levels in Urban São Paulo Due to a Shift from Ethanol to Gasoline Use

Salvo, A. and F. M. Geiger (2014). “Reduction in Local Ozone Levels in Urban São Paulo Due to a Shift from Ethanol to Gasoline Use,” Nature Geoscience, 7(6), pp. 450-458
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo and Franz Geiger
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Chemistry
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Ozone, air quality, air pollution, gasoline, ethanol, biofuels, flexible-fuel vehicles, consumer choice

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Demand in the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class and Low-End Entry

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Alon Eizenberg and Alberto Salvo
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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demand estimation, differentiated product demand, emerging markets, emerging middle class, Brazil, soft drinks, socioeconomic mobility, premium brand, generic brands, habit formation, state-dependent preferences, brand type persistence

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Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater: Location Over-Controls and Residential Lease Length in Singapore

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2018
Eric Fesselmeyer, Haoming Liu and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Fixed effects, discounting, declining discount rates, policy evaluation, long time horizon

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Severe Air Pollution and Child Absences When Schools Can Respond

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Haoming Liu and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Air pollution, school absences, defensive expenditure, avoidance behavior, particulate matter, longitudinal study, heterogeneous effects, human capital, developing country, environmental justice, distributed lags, instrumental variables, thermal inversions

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Flexible Fuel Vehicles, Less Flexible Minded Consumers: Price Information Experiments at the Pump

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Product differentiation, limited information, limited attention, price comparisons, information disclosure, gasoline, alternative fuels, biofuels, flexible fuel vehicles, discrete-choice models

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External Effects of Diesel Trucks Circulating Inside the São Paulo Megacity

He, J., N. Gouveia and A. Salvo (2018). “External Effects of Diesel Trucks Circulating Inside the São Paulo Megacity,” Journal of the European Economic Association, DOI 10.1093/jeea/jvy015
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Jiaxiu He, Nelson Gouveia and Alberto Salvo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, University of São Paulo (USP) and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Diesel exhaust; diesel particulate matter; truck emissions; air pollutants/adverse effects; public health; transport policy; fundamental law of road congestion; megacities

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Consumer-Surplus-Enhancing Collusion and Trade

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
George Deltas, Alberto Salvo and Helder Vasconcelos
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
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Cross-hauling, Cartels, Monopoly, Consumer Surplus, Market Allocation Schemes, Home-market Principle, Two-way Trade, Autarky, Systems Competition

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Ethanol-Blended Gasoline Policy and Ozone Pollution in São Paulo

Salvo, A. and Y. Wang (2017). “Ethanol-Blended Gasoline Policy and Ozone Pollution in Urban São Paulo,” Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 4(3), pp. 731-794, DOI 10.1086/691996
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo and Yi Wang
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore, Department of Economics and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
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Ethanol, biofuels, gasoline blends, ozone, PM2.5, air pollution, emissions standards, regression discontinuity design, RDD, Renewable Fuel Standard, blend wall, gasoline content

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Reduced Ultrafine Particle Levels in São Paulo's Atmosphere During Shifts from Gasoline to Ethanol Use

Salvo, A., J. Brito, P. Artaxo and F. M. Geiger (2017). “Reduced Ultrafine Particle Levels in São Paulo’s Atmosphere During Shifts from Gasoline to Ethanol Use,” Nature Communications, 8(77), pp. 1-14, DOI s41467-017-00041-5
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2018
Alberto Salvo, Joel Brito, Paulo Artaxo and Franz Geiger
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, University of São Paulo (USP) - Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo (USP) - Institute of Physics and Northwestern University - Department of Chemistry
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Ultrafine particles, gasoline, ethanol, biofuels, PM2.5, air pollution, emissions standards, Renewable Fuel Standard, blend wall

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Social-Welfare-Enhancing Collusion and Trade

Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation, Joseph E. Harrington, Yannis Katsoulacos, and Pierre Regibeau, eds., pp. 140-160, Elgar Publishing, August 2012
Posted: 28 Oct 2012
George Deltas, Alberto Salvo and Helder Vasconcelos
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)

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Cross-hauling, Cartels, Coordinated Effects, Home Bias, Market Allocation Schemes, Home-market Principle, Two-way Trade