Human Capital and Industrialization: Evidence from the Age of Enlightenment” (with N. Voigtländer). Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 30(4): 1825-83.    

Global hunger: Food Crisis Spurs Aid for Poverty” (with A. Guariso and J. Swinnen). Nature, 2013, 501 (7468): 492.  

Mixed Messages on Prices and Food Security” (with J. Swinnen). Science, 2012, 335(6067): 405- 406.

Supply Chains and Economic Development: Insights from the Indian Dairy Sector” (with E. Janssen, J. Swinnen, and A. Vandeplas). Food Policy, 2017, 68: 128-142.

Governance Quality and Net Migration Flows” (with A. Ariu and F. Docquier). Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2016, 60: 238–248.

Food Price Shocks and the Political Economy of Global Agricultural and Development Policy” (with A. Guariso and J. Swinnen). Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2014, 36(3): 387-415. Outstanding Journal Article Award.

The Balance of Brains: Corruption and High Skilled Migration” (with A. Ariu). EMBO Reports, 2013, 14: 502-504.

The Food Crisis, Mass Media and the Political Economy of Policy Analysis and Communication” (with J. Swinnen and T. Vandemoortele). European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 38(3): 409-426.



The Economics of Chocolate (with J. Swinnen). Oxford University Press, 2016.



“Devotion and Development: Religiosity, Education, and Economic Progress in 19th-century France”

Knowledge Elites and Modernization: Evidence from Revolutionary France” (with N. Voigtländer). NBER Working Paper 22779


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