Joaquin Blaum




Assistant Professor of Economics

Department of Economics, Brown University


jblaum [at] gmail [dot] com




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“The Gains from Input Trade With Heterogeneous Importers” (with M. Peters and C. Lelarge) [Download] [Online Appendix] [Vox Column] [Slides]

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol. 10 (2018)


“Firm Size, Quality Bias and Import Demand” (with M. Peters and C. Lelarge)  [Download] [Online Appendix] [Replication Materials] [Older Version]

Journal of International Economics, vol. 120 (2019)


Working Papers


“Global Firms in Large Devaluations” [Download], RR, Quarterly Journal of Economics


“Wealth Inequality and the Losses from Financial Frictions”  [Download]


“Financial Frictions and Non-Balanced Growth”  [Download]


Work in progress


“Firm-level Trade Policies”, joint with David Atkin, Pablo Fajgelbaum and Augusto Ospital


“Trading and Financial Frictions: An Approach with Micro Data”


“Input Sourcing and Supplier Choice in International Trade”, joint with F. Esposito and S. Heise