|Assistant Professor of Economics|
Joined the faculty in 2008
502 Kern Graduate Building
Phone: (814) 865-2745
Fax: (814) 863-4775
Personal Homepage: http://www.econ.psu.edu/~aum26/
Office Hours for Summer 2012: by appointment
Areas of Interest:
- International Economics
- Development Economics
- Human Resources and Income Distribution
"Learning and the Wealth of Nations" (with Francisco Buera and Giorgio Primiceri)
"The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital" (with Lance Lochner)
Forthcoming, American Economic Review.
"Foreign Know-How, Firm Control and the Income of Developing Countries" (with Ariel Burstein)
The Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2009, Vol. 124, No. 1: 149--195.
"Entrepreneurship and Firm Heterogeneity under Limited Commitment"
The Annals of Finance, April 2009, Vol. 5, No. 3-4: 465-494.
Research in Progress:
- "Foreign Firms, Domestic Entrepreneurial Skills and Development"
- "Limited Commitment, Creation and Destruction of Firms and the Transmission of Interest Rate Shocks"
- "Limited Commitment, Firm Heterogeneity and the Transmission of Aggregate Fluctuations."