Main Publications

"Do the Biggest Aisles Serve a Brighter Future? Global Retail Chains and Their Implications for Romania" with Y. Li
Journal of International Economics, 90(2), 2013 [pre-print version]
[featured in CEPR vox column]


"FDI and Export Upgrading" with T. Harding
Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(4), 2012 [pre-print version]
[featured in CEPR vox column]


"Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows: Quality Matters" with T. Harding
CESifo Economic Studies, 59(2), 2013 [pre-print version]


"Does Services Liberalization Benefit Manufacturing Firms? Evidence from the Czech Republic"
with J. Arnold and A. Mattoo
Journal of International Economics, 85(1), 2011 [pre-print version]
[featured in CEPR vox column]


"Roll out the Red Carpet and They Will Come: Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows" with T. Harding
Economic Journal, 121(557), 2011 [pre-print version]
[featured in CEPR Vox column, Beyond Transition newsletter]


"Does It Matter Where You Come From? Vertical Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment and the Origin of Investors" with M. Spatareanu
Journal of Development Economics, 96(1), 2011 [pre-print version]


"Migrant Networks and Foreign Direct Investment" with C. Ozden, M. Spatareanu and C. Neagu
Journal of Development Economics, 94(2), 2011 [pre-print version]


"Multi-product Exporters: Product Churning, Uncertainty and Export Discoveries" with L. Iacovone
Economic Journal CV, 120(544), 2010 [pre-print version]


"Tough Love: Do Czech Suppliers Learn from Their Relationships with Multinationals?" with M. Spatareanu
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 111(4), 2009 [pre-print version]


"Gifted Kids or Pushy Parents? Foreign Direct Investment and Plant Productivity in Indonesia" with J. Arnold,
Journal of International Economics, 79(1), 2009 [pre-print version]
[Among most cited articles published by the JIE since 2009]

"Corruption and Cross-border Investment in Emerging Markets: Firm-Level Evidence" with S-J. Wei
Journal of International Money and Finance, 28(4) 2009 [pre-print version]


"Liquidity Constraints and Linkages with Multinationals" with M. Spatareanu
World Bank Economic Review, 23(2), 2009 [pre-print version]


"Differentiated Products and Evasion of Import Tariffs" with G. Narciso,
Journal of International Economics, 76(2), 2008 [pre-print version]


"Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China" with M. Amiti,
Journal of Development Economics, 85(1-2), 2008 [pre-print version]
[Among most cited articles published by the JDE since 2007]

"To Share or Not to Share: Does Local Participation Matter for Spillovers from FDI?" with M. Spatareanu,
Journal of Development Economics, 85(1-2), 2008 [pre-print version]
[Among most cited articles published by the JDE since 2007]

"Do Foreign Investors Care about Labor Market Regulations?" with M. Spatareanu
Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 141(3), 2005 [pre-print version]


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"Does Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms?
In Search of Spillovers through Backward Linkages
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American Economic Review, 94(3), 2004 [pre-print version]
   Reprinted in Multinational Enterprises and Host Economies, K. Meyer, ed., Edward Elgar, 2008
   Reprinted in Globalization and Productivity, D. Greenaway, H. Gorg and R. Kneller, eds., Edward Elgar, 2008

"The Composition of Foreign Direct Investment and Protection of Intellectual Property
Rights in Transition Economies
"
European Economic Review, 48(1), 2004 [pre-print version]
   Reprinted in Intellectual Property and Development: Lessons from Recent Economic Research, C. Fink and K. Maskus, eds.,
   Oxford University Press, 2005

"Pollution, Corruption and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment: Dirty Secret or Popular Myth?"
with Shang-Jin Wei, Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, 3(2), 2004
   Reprinted in The Economics of Pollution Havens, D. Fullerton, ed., Edward Elgar, 2006
   Reprinted in Multinational Enterprises and Host Economies, K. Meyer, ed., Edward Elgar, 2008