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Forthcoming Book

Princeton University Press publishes my book The Profit Paradox. How Thriving Firms Threaten the Future of Work coming out in Spring 2021.

The Rise of Market Power: Published

J. De Loecker, J. Eeckhout, G. Unger ''The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications'' published in QJE.
You can access the replication data at the QJE website. The August 2017 version: NBER working paper.

R&R Review of Economic Studies

J Eeckhout and A Sepahsalari ''The Effect of Wealth on Worker Productivity'' is now R&R at REStud. We show how asset holdings affect job search. To better smooth consumption, low asset holders search for low wage, low productivity jobs because those have a higher acceptance probability.

Global Market Power

This paper documents the evolution of markups for 134 countries around the world.

Media coverage:

The Economist (1) · Bloomberg · The Economist (2) · Brookings · Investor's Chronicle · Quartz

PUBLICATIONS

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The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications

J. De Loecker, J. Eeckhout, G. Unger
Quarterly Journal of Economics 135(2), 2020, 561-644 (lead article)
BibTex · presentation · replication data · online appendix · NBER 2017 version
Media: Economist · WSJ · FT · NYT · Bloomberg · Reuters · Quartz · HBR · Pro Market · Noahpinion · Marginal Revolution · Growth Economics · Vox · NYT (2018)

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Competing Teams

H. Chade, J. Eeckhout
Review of Economic Studies 87(3), 2020, 1134-1173
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Unemployment Cycles

J. Eeckhout, I. Lindenlaub
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 11(4), 2019, 175-234
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Assortative Matching with Large Firms

J. Eeckhout, P. Kircher
Econometrica 86(1), 2018, 85-132
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Sorting in the Labor Market

J. Eeckhout
Annual Review of Economics 10, 2018, 1-29
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Matching Information

H. Chade, J. Eeckhout
Theoretical Economics 13, 2018, 377-414
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Sorting Through Search and Matching Models in Economics

H. Chade, J. Eeckhout, L. Smith
Journal of Economic Literature 55(2), 2017, 493-544
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Common Value Experimentation

J. Eeckhout, X. Weng
Journal of Economic Theory 160, 2015, 317-339
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Spatial Sorting

J. Eeckhout, R. Pinheiro, K. Schmidheiny
Journal of Political Economy 122(3), 2014, 554-620
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Diverse Organizations and the Competition for Talent

J. Eeckhout, R. Pinheiro
International Economic Review 55(3), 2014, 625-664
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Occupational Choice and Development

J. Eeckhout, B. Jovanovic
Journal of Economic Theory 147(2), 2012, 657-683
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Identifying Sorting – In Theory

J. Eeckhout, P. Kircher
Review of Economic Studies 78, 2011, 872-906
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Sorting and Decentralized Price Competition

J. Eeckhout, P. Kircher
Econometrica, 78(2), 2010, 539-574
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A Theory of Optimal Crackdowns

J. Eeckhout, N. Persico, P. Todd
American Economic Review 100, 2010, 1104-1135
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Sorting vs Screening: Search Frictions and Competing Mechanisms

J. Eeckhout, P. Kircher
Journal of Economic Theory 145, 2010, 1354-1385
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Matching in Informal Financial Institutions

J. Eeckhout, K. Munshi
Journal of the European Economic Association 8(5), 2010, 947-988
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Gibrat’s Law for (All) Cities: Reply

J. Eeckhout
American Economic Review 99, 2009, 1676-1683
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Bargaining over Public Goods

J. Dávila, J. Eeckhout, C. Martinelli
Journal of Public Economic Theory 11(6), 2009, 927-945
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Competitive Bargaining Equilibrium

J. Dávila, J. Eeckhout
Journal of Economic Theory 139(1), 2008, 269-294
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Minorities and Endogenous Segregation

J. Eeckhout
Review or Economic Studies 73(1) No. 254, 2006, 31-53
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Gibrat’s Law for (All) Cities

J. Eeckhout
American Economic Review 94(5), 2004, 1429-1451
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Indeterminacy and Directed Search

M. Coles, J. Eeckhout
Journal of Economic Theory 111, 2003, 265-276
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Knowledge Spillovers and Inequality

J. Eeckhout, B. Jovanovic
American Economic Review 92(5), 2002, 1290-1307
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On the uniqueness of Stable Marriage Matchings

J. Eeckhout
Economics Letters 2000, 1-8
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Bilateral Search and Vertical Heterogeneity

J. Eeckhout
International Economic Review 40, 1999, 869-888
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COMMENTARY

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Book Review: The Great Reversal, by Thomas Philippon

J. Eeckhout
Journal of Economic Literature, forthcoming, 2020
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Comment on Azar and Vives' Walras-Bowley Lecture

J. Eeckhout
Econometrica, forthcoming, 2020
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WORKING PAPERS

The Effect of Wealth on Worker Productivity

J. Eeckhout, A. Sepahsalari
R&R Review of Economic Studies
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Global Market Power

J. De Loecker, J. Eeckhout
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Quantifying Market Power

J. De Loecker, J. Eeckhout, S. Mongey
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The Contribution of Market Power to Wage Inequality

S. Deb, J. Eeckhout, A. Patel, L. Warren
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The Macroeconomics of Market Power and Monopsony

S. Deb, J. Eeckhout, L. Warren
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Optimal Taxation and Market Power

J. Eeckhout, C. Fu, W. Li, X. Weng
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The Technological Origins of the Decline in Labor Market Dynamism

J. Eeckhout, X. Weng
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Urban Job Polarization. How IT has increased Inequality within and between Cities

J. Eeckhout, C. Hedtrich, R. Pinheiro
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Optimal Spatial Taxation: Are Big Cities too Small?

J. Eeckhout, N. Guner
R&R Journal of the European Economic Association
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Stochastic Sorting

H. Chade, J. Eeckhout
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Wealth, Marriage, and Sex Selection

G. Borker, J. Eeckhout, N. Luke, S. Minz, K. Munshi, S. Swaminathan
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