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Jacopo Ponticelli

Associate Professor of Finance (without tenure)
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

"Capital Accumulation and Structural Transformation" (with Paula Bustos and Gabriel Garber)
Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming 2020
[Paper] [doi] [Coverage: Kellogg Insight]

"Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008" (with Joachim Voth)
Journal of Comparative Economics, 48(1): 1-19, 2020.
[Paper] [doi] [Coverage: The Economist, Freakonomics, Time Magazine, The Atlantic]

"Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China" (with Will Cong, Haoyu Gao, and Xiaoguang Yang)
Review of Financial Studies, 32(9): 3412–3460, 2019.
[Paper] [doi] [Coverage: Bloomberg View, Bloomberg Opinion, Vox China, Chicago Booth Review ]
2017 China Financial Research Conference Best Paper Award

"Household Debt and Recession in Brazil" (with Gabriel Garber, Atif Mian and Amir Sufi)
Handbook of U.S. Consumer Economics, 2019.
[Paper] [NBER WP version] [Coverage: New York Times, Chicago Booth Review]

"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

"Information, Technology Adoption and Productivity: The Role of Mobile Phones in Agriculture" (with Apoorv Gupta and Andrea Tesei)
[Paper version: February 2020]

"Structural Transformation, Industrial Specialization and Endogenous Growth" (with Paula Bustos, J.M. Castro Vincenzi, and Joan Monras)
[Paper version: May 2019] [CEPR DP version]

"Going Bankrupt in China" (with Bo Li)
[Paper version: May 2019] [Coverage: Harvard Law School, Oxford Business Law Blog, The Economic Times]
2019 China Financial Research Conference Best Paper Award

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