Working Papers:

- Trade Liberalization, Democratization and Technology Adoption (with M. Cervellati and F. Toubal). IZA DP 7132 (2013); latest version 2016 . 2nd R&R, Journal of Economic Growth

- Intellectual Property Protection and the Brain Drain. latest version 2016 . forthcoming in Intellectual Property, the International Mobility of Knowledge Workers and the Brain Drain, Eds: Ernest Miguelez and Carsten Fink, Cambridge University Press

- Trade and Geography in the Spread of Islam (with S. Michalopoulos and G. Prarolo). NBER WP 18438 (2012); latest version 2016. R&R, Economic Journal

Vox Column: Trade, Geography, and the Unifying Force of Islam

IAS Press Release

- The Grand Experiment of Communism: Discovering the Trade-off between Equality and Efficiency (with E. Farvaque and A. Mihailov).FEEM WP 70/2011 (2011); latest version 2016 . R&R,Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics

- Offshoring, Product Scope, and Patent Quality (with S. Bakhtiari and A. Minniti).Centro Studi Ld’A WP 378 (2014) ; latest version 2016 .

- Intellectual Property Rights Harmonization and the Internationalization of Southern Innovation (with G. Prarolo). latest version 2016 .