Samuel Kortum
James Burrows Moffatt Professor of Economics, Yale University
Director of Undergraduate Studies



office address
37 Hillhouse Ave., Room 6
Yale University
New Haven, CT

telephone
203-432-6217

fax
203-432-6323

email


Research


"Obstfeld and Rogoff's International Macro Puzzles: A Quantitative Assessment"

with Jonathan Eaton, and Brent Neiman
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"Trade and the Global Recession", forthcoming in the 
American Economic Review 
with Jonathan Eaton, Brent Neiman, and John Romalis
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"On Deficits & Unemployment", Revue économique (2013), Vol. 64, No.3, pp. 405-420 
with Jonathan Eaton and Brent Neiman
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"Unilateral Carbon Taxes, Border Tax Adjustments, and Carbon Leakage", Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2013), Vol. 14, pp. 207-244
with Joshua Elliott, Ian Foster, Gita Khun Jush, Todd Munson, and David Weisbach
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"Putting Ricardo to Work", Journal of Economics Perspectives (2012), Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 65-89
with Jonathan Eaton
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"An Anatomy of International Trade: Evidence From French Firms", Econometrica (2011), Vol. 79, No. 5, pp. 1453-1498
with Jonathan Eaton and Francis Kramarz
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"Trade and Carbon Taxes" American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2010), Vol. 100, No. 2, pp. 465-469
with Joshua Elliott, Ian Foster, Todd Munson, Fernando Pérez Cervantes, and David Weisbach
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"Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment", IMF Staff Papers (2008), Vol. 55, No.3, pp. 511-540
with Jonathan Eaton and Robert Dekle
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"Unbalanced Trade", American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2007), Vol. 97, No. 2, pp. 351-355
with Robert Dekle and Jonathan Eaton

"Moore’s Law and the Semiconductor Industry: A Vintage Model", Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2005), Vol. 107, No. 4, pp. 603-630
with Ana Aizcorbe
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"Innovating Firms and Aggregate Innovation", Journal of Political Economy (2004), Vol. 112, No. 5, pp. 986-1018 
with Tor Jakob Klette
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"Dissecting Trade: Firms, Industries, and Export Destinations", American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2004), Vol. 94, No. 2, pp. 150-154
with Jonathan Eaton and Francis Kramarz
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"Plants and Productivity in International Trade", American Economic Review (2003), Vol. 93, No. 4, pp. 1268-1290
with Andrew B. Bernard, Jonathan Eaton, and J. Bradford Jensen
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"Technology, Geography, and Trade", Econometrica (2002), Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 1741-1779
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Trade in Capital Goods", European Economic Review (2001), Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 1195-1235
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Technology, Trade, & Growth: A Unified Framework", European Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2001), Vol 45, No. 4-6, pp. 742-755
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Assessing the contribution of venture capital to innovation", The RAND Journal of Economics (2000), Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 674-692
with Josh Lerner
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"International Technology Diffusion: Theory and Measurement", International Economic Review (1999), Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 537-570
with Jonathan Eaton
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"European Technology Policy", Economic Policy (1998), Vol. 13, No. 27, pp. 403-438
with Jonathan Eaton and Eva Gutierrez
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"Stronger Protection or Technological Revolution: What is Behind the Recent Surge in Patenting?"Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy (1998), Vol. 48, pp. 247-304
with Josh Lerner
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"Research, Patenting, and Technological Change", Econometrica (1997), Vol. 65, No. 6, pp. 1389-1419
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"Assigning Patents to Industries: Tests of the Yale Technology Concordance", Economic Systems Research (1997), Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 161-176
with Jonathan Putnam
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"Engines of Growth: Domestic and Foreign Sources of Innovation", Japan and the World Economy (1997), Vol. 9, No. 2, pp.235-259
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Environmental Change and Hedonic Cost Functions for Automobiles", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (1996), Vol. 93, No. 23
with Steven Berry and Ariel Pakes
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"Measuring Technology Diffusion and the International Sources of Growth", Eastern Economic Journal (1996), Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 401-410
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Trade in Ideas: Patenting and Productivity in the OECD", Journal of International Economics (1996), Vol 40, pp. 251-278
with Jonathan Eaton
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"Equilibrium R&D and the Patent-R&D Ratio: US Evidence", The American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (1993), Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 450-457
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