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Guy Michaels


Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, LSE

Research Interests: Labour Economics, Economic Development, Economic Geography

Contact details:

 

Administrative assistance: Department Office, Room 32L.1.03,

econ.facultysupport@lse.ac.uk


Journal Publications

with Ferdinand Rauch

Forthcoming, Economic Journal

Appendix

Featured in Paul Krugman's New York Times blog [pdf]

 

with Georg Graetz

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, May 2017, 107(5): 168-173

 

with Yu-Hsiang Lei

Journal of Development Economics, September 2014, 110: 139-157

Data

 

with Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen

Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2014, 96(1): 60-77

Appendix

Featured in the Economist [pdf]

Data: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/data_0987.zip

 

with Francesco Caselli

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2013, 5(1): 208-238

Technical Appendix

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2012, 127(2): 535-586 (lead article)

Web-Based Technical Appendix

 

Economic Journal, March 2011, 121(551): 31-57

Austin Robinson Memorial Prize for the best paper published in the Economic Journal in 2011 by an author who is within five years of completing their PhD

 

with Xiaojia Zhi

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2010, 2(3): 256-81, Appendix Tables, Appendix Figures

 

Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2008, 90(4): 683-701

 

with Elizabeth Ananat

Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43(3): 611-629

 

 


Working Papers

with Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Tom McDermott, and Ferdinand Rauch

CEP Discussion Paper 1398, December 2015

[Updated June 2016]

Revise and resubmit, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

Featured in Financial Times [pdf]

 

with Georg Graetz

CEP Discussion Paper 1335, March 2015

[Substantially revised, June 2017]

Featured in Harvard Business Review [pdf]

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

Updated version of NBER Working Paper 18715, January 2013

[updated February 2017].

Revise and resubmit, Journal of the European Economic Association

Featured in Atlantic [pdf]

 

with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding

This version: August 2011

 

CEPR Discussion Paper 6358, June 2007

 

 


Work in Progress

  • Upgrade slums or invest before they form? Evidence from Tanzania

with Neeraj Baruah, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch, and Tanner Regan