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George Alessandria, Senior Economic Advisor and EconomistGeorge Alessandria

Senior Economic Advisor and Economist

Phone: (215) 574-6402
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Publications

  • "US Trade and Inventory Dynamics," with Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, American Economic Review P&P, May 2011.
  • "Pricing-to-Market and the Failure of Absolute PPP," with Joseph Kaboski, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, (January 2011).
  • "Inventories, Lumpy Trade, and Large Devaluations," with Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, American Economic Review, (December 2010), 100 (5) pp. 2304-39.
  • "The Great Trade Collapse of 2008-09: An Inventory Adjustment?" with Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, IMF Economic Review, (December 2010), 58 pp. 254-294.
  • "Consumer Search, Price Dispersion and International Relative Price Fluctuations," International Economic Review, (August 2009), pp. 803-29.
  • "Trade and the (Dis) Incentive to Labor Market Reform," (with Alain Delacroix), Journal of International Economics, (May 2008), pp. 151-66.
  • "Do Sunk Costs of Exporting Matter for Net Export Dynamics?" with Horag Choi, Quarterly Journal of Economics (February 2007), pp. 289-336.
  • "International Deviations from the Law of One Price: The Role of Search Frictions and Market Share," International Economic Review (November 2004), pp. 1263-91.
  • "Endogenous Financial Intermediation and Real Effects of Capital Account Liberalization," (with Jun Qian), Journal of International Economics (September 2005), pp. 97-128.

Working Papers

  • "Microeconomic Uncertainty, International Trade, and Aggregate Fluctuations," with Horag Choi, Joseph P. Kaboski, and Virgiliu Midrigan, Working Paper 14-30, PDF October 2014.
  • "Trade Adjustment Dynamics and the Welfare Gains from Trade," with Horag Choi and Kim Ruhl, Working Paper 14-14, PDF April 2014.
  • "Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations," with Sangeeta Pratap and Vivian Yue, Working Paper 13-33, PDF July 2013.
  • "Do Falling Iceberg Costs Explain Recent U.S. Export Growth?" with Horag Choi, Working Paper 12-20, PDF August 2012.
  • "Trade Wedges, Inventories, and International Business Cycles," with Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, Working Paper 12-16, PDF May 2012.
  • "Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics, and the Effects of Trade Liberalization," with Horag Choi, Working Paper 11-19/R, PDF August 2012.
  • "U.S. Trade and Inventory Dynamics," with Joseph P. Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, Working Paper 11-6, PDF January 2011.
  • "The Great Trade Collapse of 2008-09: An Inventory Adjustment?," with Joseph P. Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, Working Paper 10-18, PDF May 2010.
  • "Do Falling Iceberg Costs Explain Recent U.S. Export Growth?," with Horag Choi, Working Paper 10-10, March 2010.
  • "Inventories, Lumpy Trade, and Large Devaluations," with Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan, Working Paper 08-3/R, PDF September 2009.
  • "Pricing-to-Market and the Failure of Absolute PPP," with Joseph Kaboski, Working Paper 07-29, PDF September 2007.
  • "Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics, and the Effects of Trade Liberalization," with Horag Choi, Working Paper 07-17, PDF July 2007.
  • "Do Sunk Costs of Exporting Matter for Net Export Dynamics," Working Paper 05-20, PDF September 2005 (with Horag Choi). Revision in Quarterly Journal of Economics.
  • "Consumer Search, Price Dispersion, and International Relative Price Volatility," Working Paper 05-9, PDF May 2005.
  • "Trade and the (Dis) Incentive to Reform Labor Markets: The Case of Reform in the European Union," Working Paper 04-18, PDF September 2004.
  • "Violating Purchasing Power Parity," Working Paper 04-19, PDF September 2004.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Articles

Research Interests

  • Empirical and Theoretical Issues in International Trade and Finance
  • Consumer Search