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I am currently interested in the role of technological progress in the processes of economic growth and development, and in how policy might affect growth and development through its impact on technological progress or technological adoption decisions.

Roberto Samaniego has Erdos Number 5, and Einstein number 6.


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Publications


  1. Technology and Contractions: Evidence from Manufacturing.
    European Economic Review, forthcoming.

    Joint with Juliana Yu Sun, Singapore Management University.
    Click here for the technical appendix and for tables with additional results.

  2. Productivity Differences and Structural Transformation.
    Review of Economic Dynamics, forthcoming.

    Joint with Juliana Yu Sun, Singapore Management University.

  3. Demand for Contract Enforcement in a Barter Economy.
    Social Choice and Welfare 41(1), June 2013, 73-97.
    Joint with Anna Rubinchik, University of Haifa.
    An earlier version was issued as UC- Boulder Working Paper 06-04.

  4. Knowledge Spillovers and Intellectual Property Rights.
    International Journal of Industrial Organization 31(1), January 2013, 50-63.

    An earlier version was issued as MPRA Working Paper 22348 under the title Financing Creative Destruction. The current version supersedes the working version.

  5. Structural Change and Financing Constraints.
    Journal of Monetary Economics 59(2), March 2012, 166-179.

    Joint with Anna Ilyina, International Monetary Fund.
    An earlier version is available as IMF Working Paper 09/119.

  6. Technology and Financial Development.
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 43(5), August 2011, 899-921.

    Joint with Anna Ilyina, International Monetary Fund.
    An earlier version is available as IMF Working Paper 08/182.

  7. Accounting for Research and Productivity Growth Across Industries
    Review of Economic Dynamics 14(3), July 2011, 475-495.

    Joint with Rachel Ngai, London School of Economics.
    Earlier versions were issued as CEP Discussion Paper 0914, CEPR Discussion Paper DP 6408 and CEP Discussion Paper 0762.

  8. Entry, Exit and Investment-Specific Technical Change
    American Economic Review 100(1), March 2010, 164-192.

    Earlier versions were issued as PIER Working Paper 09-020 and PIER Working Paper 08-013

  9. Mapping Prices into Productivities in Multi-sector Growth Models
    Journal of Economic Growth 14(3), September 2009, 183-205.
    Joint with Rachel Ngai, London School of Economics.
    Earlier versions were issued as CEPR Discussion Paper 7318 and CEP Discussion paper DP 869.

  10. Entry, Exit and Business Cycles in a General Equilibrium Model.
    Review of Economic Dynamics 11(3), July 2008, 529-541.


  11. Can Technical Change Exacerbate the Effects of Labor Market Sclerosis?
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 32(2), February 2008, 497-528.


  12. R&D and Growth: The Missing Link?
    Macroeconomic Dynamics 11(5), November 2007, 691-714.


  13. Organizational Capital, Technology Adoption and the Productivity Slowdown.
    Journal of Monetary Economics 53(7), October 2006, 1555-1569.


  14. Industrial Subsidies and Technology Adoption in General Equilibrium.
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 30(9-10), September-October 2006, 1589-1614.

  15. Do Firing Costs affect the Incidence of Firm Bankruptcy?
    Macroeconomic Dynamics 10(4), September 2006, 467-501.


  16. Employment Protection and High-Tech Aversion.
    Review of Economic Dynamics 9(2), April 2006, 224-241.


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roberto "at" gwu.edu