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Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, NBER Profile: Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg is a Research Associate in the NBER's Programs on Economic Fluctuations and Growth and International Trade and Investment and a Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He received his B.A. and M.A. in economics from ITAM (Mexico) in 1996 and 1997 respectively, and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 2002.

Rossi-Hansberg began his academic career at Stanford University and joined the faculty at Princeton University in 2005. His areas of specialization are macroeconomics, international trade, and urban economics. Rossi-Hansberg's research focuses on the internal structure of cities, the distribution of economic activity in space, economic growth, offshoring and the international organization of production, the role of information technology on wages and organization, and firm dynamics and the size distribution of firms.

He is an editor of the B.E. Journal in Macroeconomics and an associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He lives in Princeton with his wife María José and their one-year old son, Julián.

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