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March 2014Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach
with Saziye P. Akyol: w20013
November 2013Better Luck Next Time: Learning Through Retaking
with Verónica Frisancho, Sergey Lychagin, Cemile Yavas: w19663
October 2013Affirmative Action: One Size Does Not Fit All
with Alexander Tarasov: w19546
January 2012Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India: Targeting, Catch Up, and Mismatch
with Verónica C. Frisancho Robles: w17727
December 2011Employment Protection Legislation and Plant-Level Productivity in India
with Sean Dougherty, Verónica C. Frisancho Robles: w17693

“Employment Protection Legislation and Plant-Level Productivity in India” With Sean Dougherty and Verónica Frisancho Robles. NBER Working Paper No 17693. Forthcoming India Policy Forum.

September 2011Limiting Emissions and Trade: Some Basic Ideas
in The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram, editors
August 2011Comment on "The Economics of Carbon Offsets"
in The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram, editors
November 2010Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments
with Ivan Cherkashin, Svetlana Demidova, Hiau Looi Kee: w16557
July 2010Limiting Emissions and Trade: Some Basic Ideas
w16147

Published: Limiting Emissions and Trade: Some Basic Ideas, Kala Krishna. in The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, Fullerton and Wolfram. 2012

May 2010Back on the Rails: Competition and Productivity in State-owned Industry
with Sanghamitra Das, Sergey Lychagin, Rohini Somanathan: w15976

Published: Sanghamitra Das & Kala Krishna & Sergey Lychagin & Rohini Somanathan, 2013. "Back on the Rails: Competition and Productivity in State-Owned Industry," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 136-62, January. citation courtesy of

April 2008The Inside Scoop: Acceptance and Rejection at the Journal of International Economics
with Ivan Cherkashin, Svetlana Demidova, Susumu Imai: w13957

Published: Cherkashin, Ivan & Demidova, Svetlana & Imai, Susumu & Krishna, Kala, 2009. "The inside scoop: Acceptance and rejection at the journal of international economics," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 77(1), pages 120-132, February. citation courtesy of

March 2008Is Protection Really for Sale? A Survey and Directions for Future Research
with Susumu Imai, Hajime Katayama: w13899

Published: Imai, Susumu & Katayama, Hajime & Krishna, Kala, 2009. "Is protection really for sale? A survey and directions for future research," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 181-191, March. citation courtesy of

A Quantile-based Test of Protection for Sale Model
with Susumu Imai, Hajime Katayama: w13900

Published: Journal of International Economics Volume 91, Issue 1, September 2013, Pages 40–52 citation courtesy of

December 2007Firm Level Heterogeneous Productivity and Demand Shocks: Evidence from Bangladesh
with Hiau Looi Kee: w13698

Published: Hiau Looi Kee & Kala Krishna, 2008. "Firm-Level Heterogeneous Productivity and Demand Shocks: Evidence from Bangladesh," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 457-62, May. citation courtesy of

April 2007Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders: Do Quotas Get a Bum Rap?
with Ling H. Tan: w13040
March 2007Trade and Trade Policy with Differentiated Products: A Chamberlinian-Ricardian Model: A Comment
with Svetlana Demidova: w12949

Published: Svetlana Demidova & Kala Krishna, 2007. "Trade and trade policy with differentiated products: A Chamberlinian - Ricardian model. A comment," Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 435-441. citation courtesy of

Firm Heterogeneity and Firm Behavior with Conditional Policies
with Svetlana Demidova: w12950

Published: Demidova, Svetlana & Krishna, Kala, 2008. "Firm heterogeneity and firm behavior with conditional policies," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 98(2), pages 122-128, February. citation courtesy of

December 2006Do Trade Policy Differences Induce Sorting? Theory and Evidence from Bangladeshi Apparel Exporters
with Svetlana Demidova, Hiau Looi Kee: w12725

Published: Demidova, Svetlana & Kee, Hiau Looi & Krishna, Kala, 2012. "Do trade policy differences induce sorting? Theory and evidence from Bangladeshi apparel exporters," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(2), pages 247-261. citation courtesy of

August 2006Skill Acquisition, Credit Constraints, and Trade
with Tatyana Chesnokova: w12411

Published: Chesnokova, Tatyana & Krishna, Kala, 2009. "Skill acquisition, credit constraints, and trade," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 227-238, March. citation courtesy of

May 2006Protection for Sale or Surge Protection?
with Susumu Imai, Hajime Katayama: w12258

Published: Imai, Susumu & Katayama, Hajime & Krishna, Kala, 2009. "Protection for sale or surge protection?," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(6), pages 675-688, August. citation courtesy of

Crime and Young Men: The Role of Arrest, Criminal Experience, and Heterogeneity
with Susumu Imai, Hajime Katayama: w12221
May 2005Conditional Policies in General Equilibrium
w11283
February 2005Understanding Rules of Origin
w11150

Published: Cadot, O., A. Estevadeordal, A. Suwa-Eisenmann and T. Verdier (eds.) The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements. Oxford University Press, 2006.

November 2004Unbalanced Growth
with Cesar A. Perez: w10899

Published: Krishna, Kala and Cesar A. Perez. "Unbalanced Growth," Canadian Journal of Economics, 2005, v38(3,Aug), 832-851. citation courtesy of

July 2002Trade with Labor Market Distortions and Heterogeneous Labor: Why Trade Can Hurt
with Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, Cemile Yavas: w9086

Published: Krishna, Kala & Yavas, Cemile, 2005. "When trade hurts: Consumption indivisibilities and labor market distortions," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 413-427, December.

June 2002When Does Trade Hurt? Market, Transition and Developing Economies
with Cemile Yavas: w8995
February 2002Quantity Controls, License Transferability, and the Level of Investment
with Ling Hui Tan, Ram Ranjan: w8796

Published: Kala Krishna & Ling Hui Tan & Ram Ranjan, 2004. "Quantity Controls, License Transferability, and the Level of Investment," Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 3(1), article 8, pages 1206-1206.

December 2001Transferability of Migration Licenses and the Distribution of Potential Rents
with Laura L. Bivins: w8619

Published: Bivins, Laura L. & Krishna, Kala, 2003. "Transferability of migration licences and the distribution of potential rents," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 80(3), pages 323-328, September. citation courtesy of

May 2001Employment, Dynamic Deterrence and Crime
with Susumu Imai: w8281

Published: Imai, Susumu and Kala Krishna. “Employment, Dynamic Deterrence and Crime.” International Economic Review 45, 3 (2004): 845-872.

Lumpy Consumer Durables, Market Power, and Endogenous Business Cycles
with Cemile Yavas: w8296

Published: Krishna, Kala and Cemile Yavas. "Lumpy Consumer Durables, Market Power, And Endogenous Business Cycles," Canadian Journal of Economics, 2004, v37(2,May), 375-391. citation courtesy of

March 2000Can Subsidies for MARs be Procompetitive?
with Suddhasatwa Roy, Marie C. Thursby: w7624

Published: Canadian Journal of Economics, Volume: 34 Issue: 1 (February 2001) Pages: 212-224 citation courtesy of

January 2000If at First You Don't Succeed...: Profits, Prices and Market Structure in a Model of Quality with Unknowable Consumer Heterogeneity
with Tor Winston: w7494

Published: Krishna, Kala and Tor Winston. "If At First You Don't Succeed...: Profits, Prices, And Market Structure In A Model Of Quality With Unknowable Consumer Heterogeneity," International Economic Review, 2003, v44(2,May), 573-597. citation courtesy of

February 1999Efficient Competition With Small Numbers -- With Applications to Privatisation and Mergers
with Torben Tranaes: w6952
December 1998Firm Behavior and Market Access in a Free Trade Area with Rules of Origin
with Jiandong Ju: w6857

Published: Jiandong Ju & Kala Krishna, 2005. "Firm behaviour and market access in a Free Trade Area with rules of origin," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 38(1), pages 290-308, February. citation courtesy of

Trade, Investment, and Growth: Nexus, Analysis, and Prognosis
with Ataman Ozyildirim, Norman R. Swanson: w6861

Published: Krishna, Kala & Ozyildirim, Ataman & Swanson, Norman R., 2003. "Trade, investment and growth: nexus, analysis and prognosis," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 479-499, April. citation courtesy of

May 1998A New Model of Quality
with Tor Winston: w6580

Published: Krishna, Kala and Tor Winston. "If At First You Don't Succeed...: Profits, Prices, And Market Structure In A Model Of Quality With Unknowable Consumer Heterogeneity," International Economic Review, 2003, v44(2,May), 573-597.

November 1997Market Access and Welfare Effects of Piecemeal Policy Reform
with Jiandong Ju: w6294

Published: Ju, Jiandong and Kala Krishna. "Welfare And Market Access Effects Of Piecemeal Tariff Reform," Journal of International Economics, 2000, v51(2,Aug), 305-316.

September 1997Procompetitive Market Access
with Suddhasatwa Roy, Marie Thursby: w6184

Published: Business and Economics for the 21st Century, Vol.1 (1997): 333-342.

August 1997Evaluating Trade Reform Using Ex-Post Criteria
with Jiandong Ju: w6152

Published: Canadian Journal of Economics, Volume: 33 Issue: 3 (August 2000) Pages: 787-798

January 1997Whither Flat Panel Displays?
with Marie Thursby
in The Effects of U.S. Trade Protection and Promotion Policies, Robert C. Feenstra, editor
July 1996Implementing Results-Oriented Trade Policies: The Case of the US-Japanese Auto Parts Dispute
with John Morgan: w5680

Published: European Economic Review, Vol.42, no.8 (October 1998): 1443-1467. citation courtesy of

May 1996Implementing Market Access
with Suddhasatwa Roy, Marie Thursby: w5593

Published: Review of International Economics, Vol.6, no.4 (1998): 529-544. citation courtesy of

March 1996Market Access and Welfare Effects of Free Trade Areas without Rules of Origin
with Jiandong Ju: w5480

Published: Ju, Jiandong and Kala Krishna. "Welfare And Market Access Effects Of Piecemeal Tariff Reform," Journal of International Economics, 2000, v51(2,Aug), 305-316.

Transferable Licenses vs. Nontransferable Licenses: What is the Difference?
with Ling Hui Tan: w5484

Published: International Economic Review, Vol. 40, no.3 (1999): 785-800.

January 1996Whither Flat Panel Displays?
with Marie Thursby: w5415

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January 1995Implementing Free Trade Areas: Rules of Origin and Hidden Protection
with Anne Krueger: w4983

Published: New Directions in Trade Theory, J. Levinsohn, A. Deardorff and R. Sterneds., (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995).

The Adding Up Problem: A Targeting Approach
w4999

Published: Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Vol.7, no.2(June 1998): 151-174. citation courtesy of

January 1994Structural Flexibility: A Partial Ordering
with Marie Thursby: w4615

Published: Trade, Theory, and Economics: Essays in Honor of John S. Chapman, Melvin, J.R., J.C. Moore, and R. Reizman, eds., London: Routledge, 1999, Chapter 5 (with K.Krishna).

The Nonoptimality of Optimal Trade Policies: The U.S. Automobile Industry Revisited, 1979-1985
with Kathleen Hogan, Phillip Swagel
in Empirical Studies of Strategic Trade Policy, Paul Krugman and Alasdair Smith, editors
December 1992License Price Paths: I. Theory II. Evidence from Hong Kong
with Ling Hui Tan: w4237

Published: "The Dynamic Behavior of Licence Price Paths," Journal of Development Economics, 48(1996), pp. 301-321.

March 1992Conceptually Based Measures of Structural Adaptability
w4039
April 1991Rent Sharing in the Multi-Fibre Arrangement: Theory and Evidence from US Apparel Imports from Hong Kong
with Refik Erzan, Ling Hui Tan: w3673

Published: Review of International Economics, February 1994, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 62-73, citation courtesy of

October 1990Auctions with Endogenous Valuations, The Snowball Effect Revisited
w3483

Published: Economic Theory, Vol.13, no.2 (1999): 377-391. citation courtesy of

January 1990Making Altruism Pay in Auction Quotas
w3230

Published: International Trade and Trade Policy, edited by E. Helpman and A. Razin June, 1991 MIT Press: Cambridge, MA

Export Restraints With Imperfect Competition: A Selective Survey
w3244
November 1989What Do Voluntary Export Restraints Do?
w2612

Published: "What do VERs do?" From Beyond Trade Friction, edited by Ryuzo Sato and Julianne Nelson, pp. 75-92. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

September 1989The Non-Optimality of Optimal Trade Policy: The U.S. Automobile Indust ry Revisited, 1979-1985
with Kathleen Hogan, Phillip Swagel: w3118

Published: Empirical Studies of Strategic Trade Policyedited by Paul Krugman and Alasdair Smith University of Chicago Press; 1994

February 1989The Case of the Vanishing Revenues: Auction Quotas with Monopoly
w2840

Published: The American Economic Review, Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. 828-836, (September 1990) . citation courtesy of

September 1988The Case of the Vanishing Revenues: Auction Quotas With Oligopoly
w2723

Published:

  • Krishna, Kala, 1990. "The Case of the Vanishing Revenues: Auction Quotas with Monopoly," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(4), pages 828-36, September.
  • Theory, Policy and Dynamics in International Trade, W.J. Ethier, E. Helpman , and J.P. Neary, (eds.) Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Press, 1993

February 1988Optimal Policies with Strategic Distortions
with Marie Thursby: w2527

Published: Journal of International Economics Volume 31, 1991, pp. 291-308 citation courtesy of

1988High-Tech Trade Policy
in Issues in US-EC Trade Relations, Robert E. Baldwin, Carl B. Hamilton and Andre Sapir, editors
March 1987High Tech Trade Policy
w2182

Published:

February 1986Content Protection and Oligopolistic Interactions
with Motoshige Itoh: w1843

Published: Review of Economic Studies, Vol. LV, pp. 107-125, January 1988. citation courtesy of

1985Tariffs vs. Quotas with Endogenous Quality
w1535

Published: Krishna, Kala. "Tariffs versus Quotas with Endogenous Quality." Journal of International Economics, Vol. 23, (1987), pp. 97-122.

Protection and the Product Line: Monopoly and Product Quality
w1537

Published: International Economic Review Volume 31, No.1 Feb 1990 citation courtesy of

Trade Restrictions as Facilitating Practices
w1546

Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 26, pp. 251-270, (1989). citation courtesy of

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