Dr Rocco Macchiavello
Phone: +44(0)247615085, Fax: +44(0)24 7652 3032
Published / Forthcoming Papers
Public Sector Motivation and Development Failures, Journal of Development Economics, 86-1: 201-213, April 2008
Vertical Integration and Investor Protection in Developing Countries, Journal of Development Economics, 93-2: 162–172, November 2010
Financial Development and Vertical Integration: Theory and Evidence, Journal of the European Economic Association, 10-2: 255-289, 2012
Financing Experimentation, (with Mikhail Drugov), American Economic Journal: Micro, forthcoming.
The Value of Relationships: Evidence from a Supply Shock to Kenya Rose Exports, R&R at American Economic Review, with Ameet Morjaria, February 2014
Tropical Lending: International Prices, Strategic Default and Credit Constraints among Coffee Washing Stations, with Arthur Blouin, July 2013 [First Draft: comments welcome!]
The Effect of Ethnic Violence on an Export-Oriented Industry, with Chris Ksoll and Ameet Morjaria, R&R at Review of Economics and Statistics, October 2010
Development Uncorked: Reputation Acquisition in the New Market for Chilean Wines in the UK, June 2010, [New Version Coming Soon!]
Current Research: My research tries to improve our understanding (from both a theoretical and empirical angle) of the determinants of firms organizational and contractual forms, their impact on productivity, and in developing conceptual tools to design effective micro-policies to promote private sector development in low income countries. I am currently conducting a series of projects in two sectors, garments and coffee, as well as theoretical work on (the lack of growth) among microenterprises.
EC 980: Contract Economics: Lecture Notes etc. will be posted on the course web page. Click here
EC 310: Topics in Development Economics: Lecture Notes/Slides etc. will be posted on the course web page. Click here