Jan De Loecker: Research




Published & Forthcoming


[1] Job Reallocation and Productivity Growth in an Emerging Economy, 2006, European Journal of Political Economy, vol 22, 388-408. (with J. Konings). (Published as part of the Symposium The Political Economy of Job Creation, Job Destruction, and Voting, Edited by Jan Fidrmuc and John E. Jackson.)


[2] Do Exports Generate Higher Productivity? Evidence from Slovenia, 2007, Journal of International Economics, 73, September, 69–98.


[3] Merger Review: How Much of Industry is Affected in an International Perspective?, 2008, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 8 (1), 1-19. (with J. Konings and P. Van Cayseele).


[4] Recovering Markups from Production Data, 2011, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29 (Special issue 37th EARIE), 350–355.


[5] Product Differentiation, Multi-Product Firms and Estimating the Impact of Trade Liberalization on Productivity - Appendix, 2011, Econometrica, Vol. 79, No. 5 (September), 1407–1451.


[6] Markups and Firm-level Export Status (with F. Warzynski), 2012, The American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 6. (October), 2437-2471.


[7] Detecting Learning by Exporting, 2013, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 5 No. 3 (August), 1-21.


[8] Firm Performance in a Global Market, with P. Goldberg, 2014, The Annual Review of Economics, volume 6, 201-227.


[9] Dynamic Inputs and Resource (Mis)Allocation, with A. Collard-Wexler and J. Asker, 2014, The Journal of Political Economy, vol. 122, no. 5 (October) (Online Appendix, and Commentary on related literature)


[10] Reallocation and Technology: Evidence from the US Steel Industry, with A. Collard-Wexler, 2015, The American Economic Review, vol 105, No. 1 (January), 131-171.    [Featured in the NBER Digest June 2013]









Working Papers


Prices, Markups and Trade Reform with P. Goldberg, A. Khandelwal and N. Pavcnik, August 2012, revised and resubmitted to Econometrica.






Work in Progress


Plant Location Decision, with M. Melitz and A. Pakes, August 2012.


Comparing Markup Estimates: Scanner Data versus Producer Data, with P. T. Scott, May 2014.


International competition and firm-level adjustment in markups and production efficiency, with J. Van Biesebroeck and C. Fuss, May 2014.








Other Publications

Global Integration and Technology Transfer, Journal of Economic Literature, September 2007.