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Elhanan Helpman

Department of Economics
Harvard University
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NBER Program Affiliations: ITI , IFM , POL
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2017The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration
with Gene M. Grossman, Ezra Oberfield, Thomas Sampson: w23853
December 2016Globalization and Wage Inequality
w22944
January 2016Balanced Growth Despite Uzawa
with Gene M. Grossman, Ezra Oberfield, Thomas Sampson: w21861

Published: Gene M. Grossman & Elhanan Helpman & Ezra Oberfield & Thomas Sampson, 2017. "Balanced Growth Despite Uzawa," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(4), pages 1293-1312, April. citation courtesy of

September 2014Growth, Trade, and Inequality
with Gene M. Grossman: w20502
October 2013Matching and Sorting in a Global Economy
with Gene M. Grossman, Philipp Kircher: w19513
May 2013Foreign Trade and Investment: Firm-Level Perspectives
w19057

Published: Elhanan Helpman, 2014. "Foreign Trade and Investment: Firm-level Perspectives," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 81(321), pages 1-14, 01. citation courtesy of

April 2012Trade and Inequality: From Theory to Estimation
with Oleg Itskhoki, Marc-Andreas Muendler, Stephen J. Redding: w17991

Published: Elhanan Helpman & Oleg Itskhoki & Marc-Andreas Muendler & Stephen J. Redding, 2017. "Trade and Inequality: From Theory to Estimation," The Review of Economic Studies, vol 84(1), pages 357-405.

October 2011A Linder Hypothesis for Foreign Direct Investment
with Pablo D. Fajgelbaum, Gene M. Grossman: w17550

Published: P. Fajgelbaum & G. M. Grossman & E. Helpman, 2015. "A Linder Hypothesis for Foreign Direct Investment," The Review of Economic Studies, vol 82(1), pages 83-121. citation courtesy of

January 2011Trade and Labor Market Outcomes
with Oleg Itskhoki, Stephen Redding: w16662

Published: E.Helpman, O.Itskhoki, S. Redding, Trade and labor market outcomes, in Daron Acemoglu, Manuel Arellano and Eddie Dekel (eds.), Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Application. Tenth World Congress , Volume II: Applied Economics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 2013.

February 2010Labor Market Frictions as a Source of Comparative Advantage, with Implications for Unemployment and Inequality
w15764

Published: E.Helpman, Labor market frictions as a source of comparative advantage: implications for unemploy- ment and inequality, in Robert M. Solow and Jean-Philippe Tou§ut (eds.), The Shape of the Division of Labour: Nations, Industries and Households (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing), 2010.

September 2009Income Distribution, Product Quality, and International Trade
with Pablo D. Fajgelbaum, Gene M. Grossman: w15329

Published: Pablo Fajgelbaum & Gene M. Grossman & Elhanan Helpman, 2011. "Income Distribution, Product Quality, and International Trade," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 119(4), pages 721 - 765. citation courtesy of

November 2008Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy
with Oleg Itskhoki, Stephen Redding: w14478

Published: Elhanan Helpman & Oleg Itskhoki & Stephen Redding, 2010. "Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 78(4), pages 1239-1283, 07. citation courtesy of

June 2008Wages, Unemployment and Inequality with Heterogeneous Firms and Workers
with Oleg Itskhoki, Stephen Redding: w14122
International R&D Spillovers and Institutions
with David T. Coe, Alexander W. Hoffmaister: w14069

Published: Coe, David T. & Helpman, Elhanan & Hoffmaister, Alexander W., 2009. "International R&D spillovers and institutions," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(7), pages 723-741, October. citation courtesy of

September 2007Labor Market Rigidities, Trade and Unemployment
with Oleg Itskhoki: w13365

Published: Elhanan Helpman & Oleg Itskhoki, 2010. "Labour Market Rigidities, Trade and Unemployment," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 77(3), pages 1100-1137, 07. citation courtesy of

February 2007Estimating Trade Flows: Trading Partners and Trading Volumes
with Marc Melitz, Yona Rubinstein: w12927

Published: Elhanan Helpman & Marc Melitz & Yona Rubinstein, 2008. "Estimating Trade Flows: Trading Partners and Trading Volumes," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 123(2), pages 441-487, 05. citation courtesy of

December 2006Contractual Frictions and Global Sourcing
with Pol Antràs: w12747

Published: Helpman, E., D. Marin, and T. Verdier (eds.) The Organization of Firms in a Global Economy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008.

June 2006Separation of Powers and the Budget Process
with Gene M. Grossman: w12332

Published: Grossman, Gene M. & Helpman, Elhanan, 2008. "Separation of powers and the budget process," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(3-4), pages 407-425, April. citation courtesy of

International Organization of Production and Distribution
NBER Reporter Summer 06
March 2006Trade, FDI, and the Organization of Firms
w12091

Published: Helpman, Elhanan. "Trade, FDI, and The Organization Of Firms," Journal of Economic Literature, 2006, v44(3,Sep), 589-630. citation courtesy of

June 2005Party Discipline and Pork Barrel Politics
with Gene M. Grossman: w11396

Published: E. Helpman (ed.) Institutions and Economic Performance. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

May 2005Contracts and the Division of Labor
with Daron Acemoglu, Pol Antràs: w11356
December 2004A Protectionist Bias in Majoritarian Politics
with Gene M. Grossman: w11014

Published: Grossman, Gene M. and Elhanan Helpman. "A Protectionist Bias In Majoritarian Politics," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(4,Nov), 11239-1282. citation courtesy of

September 2004Negotiating Free Trade
with Philippe Aghion, Pol Antràs: w10721

Published: Aghion, Philippe & Antras, Pol & Helpman, Elhanan, 2007. "Negotiating free trade," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 1-30, September. citation courtesy of

December 2003Optimal Integration Strategies for the Multinational Firm
with Gene M. Grossman, Adam Szeidl: w10189

Published: Grossman, Gene M. & Helpman, Elhanan & Szeidl, Adam, 2006. "Optimal integration strategies for the multinational firm," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages 216-238, September. citation courtesy of

November 2003Global Sourcing
with Pol Antràs: w10082

Published: Pol Antras & Elhanan Helpman, 2004. "Global Sourcing," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(3), pages 552-580, June. citation courtesy of

January 2003Export versus FDI
with Marc J. Melitz, Stephen R. Yeaple: w9439

Published:

  • Helpman, Elhanan, Marc J. Melitz, and Stephen R. Yeaple. "Export Versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms." American Economic Review 94, 1 (March 2004): 300-316
  • Elhanan Helpman & Marc J. Melitz & Stephen R. Yeaple, 2004. "Export Versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 94(1), pages 300-316, March.

December 2002Managerial Incentives and the International Organization of Production
with Gene M. Grossman: w9403

Published: Grossman, Gene M. & Helpman, Elhanan, 2004. "Managerial incentives and the international organization of production," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(2), pages 237-262, July. citation courtesy of

November 2002Outsourcing versus FDI in Industry Equilibrium
with Gene M. Grossman: w9300

Published: Gene M. Grossman & Elhanan Helpman, 2003. "Outsourcing Versus FDI in Industry Equilibrium," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 1(2-3), pages 317-327, 04/05. citation courtesy of

January 2002Outsourcing in a Global Economy
with Gene M. Grossman: w8728

Published: Grossman, Gene M. and Elhanan Helpman. "Outsourcing In A Global Economy," Review of Economic Studies, 2005, v72(250,Jan), 135-159. citation courtesy of

June 2000Special Interest Groups and Economic Policy
with Gene Grossman NBER Reporter Summer 00
August 1999Incomplete Contracts and Industrial Organization
with Gene M. Grossman: w7303
October 1998The Structure of Foreign Trade
w6752

Published: Helpman, Elhanan. "The Structure Of Foreign Trade," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, v13(2,Spring), 121-144. citation courtesy of

June 1998Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining
with Torsten Persson: w6589

Published: Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, (B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy) Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 3 citation courtesy of

May 1998Adjusting to a New Technology: Experience and Training
with Antonio Rangel: w6551

Published: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 4, no. 4 (December 1999): 359-383 citation courtesy of

July 1997R&D and Productivity: The International Connection
w6101

Published: Razin. A. and E. Sadka (eds.) The Economics of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

September 1996Diffusion of General Purpose Technologies
with Manuel Trajtenberg: w5773

Published: General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth, Helpman, E., ed., Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998.

June 1996R&D Spillovers and Global Growth
with Tamim Bayoumi, David T. Coe: w5628

Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 47, no. 2 (April 1999): 399-428. citation courtesy of

January 1996Intergenerational Redistribution with Short-Lived Governments
with Gene M. Grossman: w5447

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 108, no. 45 (September 1998): 1299-1325. citation courtesy of

October 1995Politics and Trade Policy
w5309

Published: in D.M. Kneps and K.F.Wallis(eds.), Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications. (New York: Cambridge University Press),1997, pp.19-45

March 1995North-South R&D Spillovers
with David T. Coe, Alexander Hoffmaister: w5048

Published: Coe, David T & Helpman, Elhanan & Hoffmaister, Alexander W, 1997. "North-South R&D Spillovers," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(440), pages 134-49, January. citation courtesy of

November 1994Technology and Trade
with Gene M. Grossman: w4926

Published: G. Grossman and K. Rogoff, eds., Handbook of International Economics, vol. 3, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1995, pp. 1279-1337.

October 1994Foreign Investment with Endogenous Protection
with Gene Grossman: w4876

Published: in R.Feenstra, G.M.Grossman and D.Irwin(eds.), The Economy of Trade Policy Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1996, pp. 199-223.

Electoral Competition and Special Interest Politics
with Gene Grossman: w4877

Published: Review of Economic Studies, (April 1996) vol. 63,no.2, pp. 265-286. citation courtesy of

September 1994A Time to Sow and a Time to Reap: Growth Based on General Purpose Technologies
with Manuel Trajtenberg: w4854

Published: General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth, Helpman, E., ed., Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998.

December 1993The Politics of Free Trade Agreements
with Gene M. Grossman: w4597

Published: American Economic Review, vol. 85, 1995, pp. 667-690 citation courtesy of

November 1993Endogenous Innovation in the Theory of Growth
with Gene M. Grossman: w4527

Published: Grossman, Gene M & Helpman, Elhanan. "Endogenous Innovation in the Theory of Growth," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 8(1), pages 23-44, (Winter 1994) citation courtesy of

August 1993International R&D Spillovers
with David T. Coe: w4444

Published: European Economic Review, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 859-887, (1995) citation courtesy of

February 1993Trade Wars and Trade Talks
with Gene M. Grossman: w4280

Published: Journal of Political Economy, vol. 103, 1995, pp. 675-708 citation courtesy of

August 1992Protection For Sale
with Gene M. Grossman: w4149

Published: American Economic Review Vol. 84, 1994, pp. 833-850. citation courtesy of

May 1992Innovation, Imitation, and Intellectual Property Rights
w4081

Published: Econometrica, Vol. 61, Issue 6, November 1993 pp. 1247-1280 citation courtesy of

October 1991Endogenous Macroeconomic Growth Theory
w3869

Published: European Economic Review 36, pp. 237-267 (1992). citation courtesy of

December 1990Hysteresis in the Trade Pattern
with Gene M. Grossman: w3526

Published: Theory, Policy and Dynamics in International Trade, W.J. Ether et al.,(eds.), (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993). pp. 268-290

October 1990Trade, Knowledge Spillovers, and Growth
with Gene M. Grossman: w3485

Published: European Economic Review, Vol. 35, pp. 517-526, (1991). citation courtesy of

December 1989Quality Ladders and Product Cycles
with Gene M. Grossman: w3201

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 106(2), May 1991, pp. 557-586 citation courtesy of

October 1989Tax Credits for Debt Reduction
with Michael P. Dooley: w3137

Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 32, pp. 165-177, (1992). citation courtesy of

Real Wages, Monetary Accommodation, and Inflation
with Leonardo Leiderman: w3146

Published: European Economic Review, Vol. 34, pp. 897-911, (1990). citation courtesy of

September 1989Quality Ladders in the Theory of Growth
with Gene M. Grossman: w3099

Published: The Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 58, No. 193, pp. 43-61, (January 1991) citation courtesy of

May 1989Growth and Welfare in A Small Open Economy
with Gene M. Grossman: w2970

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

March 1989Endogenous Product Cycles
with Gene M. Grossman: w2913

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 101, No. 408, September 1991. citation courtesy of

1989Comparative Advantage and Long-Run Growth
with Gene M. Grossman: w2809

Published: The American Economic Review, Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. 796-815, (September 1990) . citation courtesy of

November 1988The Simple Analytics of Debt-Equity Swaps
w2771

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 79, No. 3, pp. 440-451, (June 1989). citation courtesy of

August 1988Voluntary Debt Reduction: Incentives and Welfare
w2692

Published:

  • International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 580-611,(September 1989).
  • Elhanan Helpman, 1989. "Voluntary Debt Reduction: Incentives and Welfare," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 36(3), pages 580-611, September. citation courtesy of

July 1988Oligopoly in Segmented Markets
with Shmuel Ben-Zvi: w2665

Published: Monopolistic Competition and International Trade, MIT Press 1992 G.M. Grossman ed

May 1988Product Development and International Trade
with Gene M. Grossman: w2540

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 97, No. 6, pp. 1261-1283, (December 1989). citation courtesy of

Growth, Technological Progress, and Trade
w2592

Published: Empirica 1 `88 - Austrian Economic Papers, pp. 5-25, (1988).

November 1987Macroeconomic Effects of Price Controls: The Role of Market Structure
w2434

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 98, No. 391, pp. 340-354, (June 1988). citation courtesy of

May 1987Stabilization with Exchange Rate Management under Uncertainty
with Allan Drazen: w2268

Published: Economic Effects of the Government Budget, edited by Elhanan Helpman, Assaf Razin, and Efraim Sadka, pp. 310-327. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.

August 1986Inflationary Consequences of Anticipated Macroeconomic Policies
with Allan Drazen: w2006

Published: Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 57, No. 189, pp. 147-164, (January 1990). citation courtesy of

March 1985Exchange Rate Management: Intertemporal Tradoffs
with Assaf Razin: w1590

Published: Helpman, Elhanan and Assaf Razin. "Exchange Rate Management: Intertempora Tradeoffs," American Economic Review, Vol. 77, No. 1, (March 1987), pp. 10 7-123. citation courtesy of

 
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