Associate Professor, Georgetown University
Intercultural Center 515
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington DC, 20057
Research Interests: International Trade, FDI, Multinational Organizations, Offshoring
The Labor Market Effects of Offshoring by US Multinational Firms, (with Brian Kovak and Nicholas Sly) Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 103, No. 2 (May 2021)
Diversification, Cost Structure, and the Risk Premium of Multinational Corporations (with Jose Fillat and Stefania Garetto) Journal of International Economics, Vol. 96, No. 1 (May 2015).
The Differential Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties (with Bruce Blonigen and Nicholas Sly). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 6(2), pages 1-18. (May 2014, Lead Article).
Offshoring and the Polarization of the US Labor Market. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 67. (May 2014).
The Task Composition of Offshoring by US Multinationals, International Economics, issue 131 (Dec 2012).
Export Versus FDI and the Communication of Complex Information, Journal of International Economics, Vol. 87, No. 2 (July 2012). An earlier version of this paper was circulated under the title "Export Versus FDI: A Task-Based Approach."
Adaptation and the Boundary of Multinational Firms (w/ Arnaud Costinot and Jim Rauch), Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. 93, No. 1 (Feb 2011).
Multinational Expansion in Time and Space (w/ Stefania Garetto and Natalia Ramondo), NBER Working Paper w25804. Revision requested by the American Economic Review.
Racial and Ethnic Inequality and the China Shock (w/ Lisa Kahn and Geunyong Park)
Work in Progress:
Selling Abroad: A Comprehensive Portrait of US Exporters (w/ Stefania Garetto, Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, Natalia Ramondo, and Jan Schlupp)
Multinational Substitution Across Time and Space (w/ Stefania Garetto and Natalia Ramondo)
The Effect of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Provisions on FDI
"Do Multinational Firms Export Jobs?" In Multinational Corporations in a Changing Global Economy , edited by Fritz Foley, Jim Hines, and David Wessel. Brookings Institution. (Forthcoming 2020).
"Provisions on Investment" (with Theodore H. Moran). In Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Assessment, edited by Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs and Jeffrey J. Schott. Peterson Institute for International Economics. (July 2016).
Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Benefits, Suspicions, and Risks. (with Theodore H. Moran) Peterson Institute for International Economics, September 2013.
Outward FDI, US Exports, US Jobs, and US R&D: Implications for US Policy. (with Garry Hufbauer and Theodore H. Moran) Peterson Institute for International Economics, September 2013.
"How Offshoring and Global Supply Chains Enhance the US Economy" (with Theodore H. Moran). Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief Number 16-5. (April 2016).
"Reshoring by US Firms: What Do the Data Say?" Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief Number 15-14. (Sept 2015).
"Japanese Investment in the United States: Superior Performance, Increasing Integration" (with Theodore H. Moran). Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief Number 15-3. (Feb 2015).
"The Size and Strength of the US Manufacturing Base: Three Surprises" (with Theodore H. Moran). Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief Number 14-18. (June 2014).
“Offshoring and Outsourcing” in Sam Geall, Jingjing Liu, & Sony Pellissery (Eds.), The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 7: China, India, and East and Southeast Asia: Assessing Sustainability, Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing (2012)
“International Trade, Comparative and Absolute Advantage, and Trade Restrictions” in 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook, Rhona C. Free, editor (SAGE Publications 2010).