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Jacopo Ponticelli

Associate Professor of Finance

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Global Hub, Office 4485
2211 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208
email: jacopo.ponticelli@kellogg.northwestern.edu
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Publications

Court Enforcement, Bank Loans and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Bankruptcy Reform in Brazil
(with Leonardo S. Alencar)
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(3): 1365-1413, 2016.
[Paper] [doi] [Web Appendix] [Coverage: Folha de Sao Paulo]
Central Bank of Brazil - Best Working Paper Award 2017 (First Prize)

Agricultural Productivity and Structural Transformation: Evidence from Brazil
(with Paula Bustos and Bruno Caprettini)
American Economic Review, 106(6): 1320-1365, 2016.
[Paper] [doi] [Web Appendix] [Replication Files] [Coverage: BGSE Focus]

Working Papers

Capital Accumulation and Structural Transformation
(with Paula Bustos and Gabriel Garber)
Revise and Resubmit at the Quarterly Journal of Economics
[Paper version: July 2017]

Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China
(with Will Cong, Haoyu Gao, and Xiaoguang Yang)
Revise and Resubmit at the Review of Financial Studies
[Paper version: August 2017] [Coverage: Bloomberg View, Vox China, Chicago Booth Review ]
2017 China Financial Research Conference Best Paper Award

Skill-biased Agricultural Technical Change and Industrial Specialization
(with Paula Bustos, J.M. Castro Vicenzi, and Joan Monras)
[Draft available soon, version: September 2017]

Caught with the Hand in the Cookie Jar: Firm Growth and Labor Reallocation after Exposure of Corrupt Practices
(with Spyros Lagaras and Margarita Tsoutsoura)
[Paper version: November 2017]

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008
(with Joachim Voth)
[Paper version: November 2017]