Research

Work in progress

Public Governance versus Corporate Governance: Evidence from Oil Drilling in Forests, with J. Cust, H. Krings and A. Rivera-Ballesteros, Revision requested by Journal of Development Economics PDF August 2021

Investment and the timing of taxes: Evidence from a cash refund program, with L. Ahlvik PDF August 2021

FDI Promotion and Comparative Advantage, with B. Javorcik and D. Maggioni PDF July 2019

Pay for Performance and Deforestation: Evidence from Brazil, with P. Y. Wong, K. Kuralbayeva, L. O. Anderson and A. M. Pessoa PDF July 2019

The Effects of Land Use Regulation on Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon, with L. Anderson, S. De Martino, K. Kuralbayeva and A. Lima: PDF April 2016


Journal Publications

Commodity Prices and Robust Environmental Regulation: Evidence from Deforestation in Brazil, with J. Herzberg and K. Kuralbayeva, accepted, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management link

Boom Goes The Price: Giant resource discoveries and real exchange rate appreciation, with R. Stefanski and G. Toews, Economic Journal, 2020 PDF January 2020 Online appendix

Going Fast or Going Green? Evidence from Environmental Speed Limits in Norway, with I. K. Folgerø and B. S. Westby, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 82, 2020: PDF Online appendix

Dutch Disease Resistance: Evidence from Indonesian Firms, with J. Cust and PL. Vezina, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2019 PDF

Institutions and the Location of Oil Exploration, with J. Cust, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019 PDF

The implications of natural resource exports for non-resource trade, with Tony Venables, IMF Economic Review, 64(2), 268-302, 2016 LINK PDF WP

Official forecasts and management of oil windfalls, with F. van der Ploeg, International Tax and Public Finance, 20(5), 827-866, 2013 PDF

Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows: Quality Matters, with B. Javorcik, CESifo Economic Studies, 59(2), 337-359, 2013 PDF pre-print

FDI and Export Upgrading, with B. Javorcik, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(4), 964-980, 2012 PDF pre-print

Roll out the Red Carpet and They Will Come: Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows, with B. Javorcik, Economic Journal, 121(557), 1445-1476, 2011 PDF pre-print

Industrial Labor Productivities and Tariffs in South Africa. Identification Based on Multilateral Liberalization Reform, with J. Rattsø, Economics of Transition, 18(3), 459-485, 2010 LINK PDF WP


Chapters

Investment Promotion, Chapter 10093, with M. Monsrud, in press, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2e

Infrastructure and Diversifying through Better Products in Breaking Into New Markets: Emerging Lessons for Export Diversification, William Shaw, Richard Newfarmer and Peter Walkenhorst, eds., World Bank, 2009: PDF