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Diego Puga

Ph.D. in Economics, London School of Economics, 1997

Personal details


Urban Economics, International Economics

Research interests

Urban economics, economic geography, international trade, institutions

Selected publications

  • "Learning by working in big cities," with Jorge De la Roca, Review of Economic Studies, 84 (1) (2017), 106-142.

  • "International Trade and Institutional Change: Medieval Venice’s Response to Globalization," with Daniel Trefler, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129 (2014), 753-821.

  • "The Productivity Advantages of Large Cities: Distinguishing Agglomeration from Firm Selection," with Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Sébastien Roux, Econometrica, 80 (2012), 2543-2594.

  • "Causes of Sprawl: A Portrait from Space," with M. Burchfield, H. G. Overman and M. A. Turner, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121 (2006), 587-633.

  • "Nursery Cities: Urban Diversity, Process Innovation, and the Life Cycle of Products," with G. Duranton, American Economic Review, 91 (2001), 1454-1477.


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