Amil Petrin

Department of Economics
University of Minnesota
4-101 Hanson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: 612/625-0145
Fax: 612/624-0209

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NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2017Consumer Learning and the Entry of Generic Pharmaceuticals
with Neha Bairoliya, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Jeffrey S. McCullough: w23662
July 2017Multi Product Firms, Import Competition, and the Evolution of Firm-product Technical Efficiencies
with Emmanuel Dhyne, Valerie Smeets, Frederic Warzynski: w23637
August 2016Imputation in U.S. Manufacturing Data and Its Implications for Productivity Dispersion
with T. Kirk White, Jerome P. Reiter: w22569
May 2013Tests for Price Endogeneity in Differentiated Product Models
with Kyoo il Kim: w19011

Published: Kim Kyoo il & Petrin Amil, 2015. "Tests for Price Endogeneity in Differentiated Product Models," Journal of Econometric Methods, De Gruyter, vol. 4(1), pages 23, January. citation courtesy of

Exploring Reallocation's Apparent Weak Contribution to Growth
with Mitsukuni Nishida, Sašo Polanec: w19012

Published: Mitsukuni Nishida & Amil Petrin & Sašo Polanec, 2014. "Exploring reallocation’s apparent weak contribution to growth," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 187-210, October. citation courtesy of

February 2012Plant-level Productivity and Imputation of Missing Data in U.S. Census Manufacturing Data
with T. Kirk White, Jerome P. Reiter: w17816
August 2011Estimating Lost Output from Allocative Inefficiency, with an Application to Chile and Firing Costs
with Jagadeesh Sivadasan: w17373

Published: Amil Petrin & Jagadeesh Sivadasan, 2013. "Estimating Lost Output from Allocative Inefficiency, with an Application to Chile and Firing Costs," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(1), pages 286-301, March. citation courtesy of

March 2011Identification and Estimation in Discrete Choice Demand Models when Endogenous Variables Interact with the Error
with Amit Gandhi, Kyoo il Kim: w16894
January 2011The Impact of Plant-level Resource Reallocations and Technical Progress on U.S. Macroeconomic Growth
with T. Kirk White, Jerome P. Reiter: w16700

Published: Amil Petrin & Jerome Reiter & Kirk White, 2011. "The Impact of Plant-level Resource Reallocations and Technical Progress on U.S. Macroeconomic Growth," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 14(1), pages 3-26, January. citation courtesy of

A New Control Function Approach for Non-Parametric Regressions with Endogenous Variables
with Kyoo il Kim: w16679
December 2006Job Security Does Affect Economic Efficiency: Theory, A New Statistic, and Evidence from Chile
with Jagadeesh Sivadasan: w12757
December 2005Measuring Aggregate Productivity Growth Using Plant-Level Data
with James Levinsohn: w11887

Published: Amil Petrin & James Levinsohn, 2012. "Measuring aggregate productivity growth using plant-level data," The RAND Journal of Economics, vol 43(4), pages 705-725.

January 2003Omitted Product Attributes in Discrete Choice Models
with Kenneth Train: w9452
June 2001The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television
with Austan Goolsbee: w8317

Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Amil Petrin. "The Consumer Gains From Direct Broadcast Satellites And The Competition With Cable TV," Econometrica, 2004, v72(2,Mar), 351-381.

April 2001Quantifying the Benefits of New Products: The Case of the Minivan

Published: Petrin, Amil. "Quantifying The Benefits Of New Products: The Case Of The Minivan," Journal of Political Economy, 2002, v110(4,Aug), 705-729.

August 2000Estimating Production Functions Using Inputs to Control for Unobservables
with James Levinsohn: w7819

Published: Levinsohn, James and Amil Petrin. "Estimating Production Functions Using Inputs To Control For Unobservables," Review of Economic Studies, 2003, v70(2,Apr), 317-341. citation courtesy of

January 1999When Industries Become More Productive, Do Firms?
with James Levinsohn: w6893
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