Simon Alder

Swiss National Bank

Research

Fraumuensterstr. 8

Zuerich, 8022

Switzerland

University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

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359

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40

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Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

Chinese Roads in India: The Effect of Transport Infrastructure on Economic Development

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2019
Simon Alder
Swiss National Bank
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Transport Infrastructure, Economic Growth, Regional Development, Trade, Network Design, India, China, Geographic Information System, Satellite Data, Night Lights

Economic Reforms and Industrial Policy in a Panel of Chinese Cities

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Simon Alder, Lin Shao and Fabrizio Zilibotti
Swiss National Bank, Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University
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China, Economic Growth, Economic Reforms, Difference-in-difference, Industrial Policy, Investments, Satellite Light, Total Factor Productivity, Special Economic Zones

Economic Reforms and Industrial Policy in a Panel of Chinese Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9748
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Simon Alder, Lin Shou and Fabrizio Zilibotti
Swiss National Bank, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Yale University
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China, difference-in-difference, economic growth, economic reforms, industrial policy, investments, satellite light, special economic zones, total factor productivity

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Competition and Innovation: Does the Distance to the Technology Frontier Matter?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jul 2010
Simon Alder
Swiss National Bank
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Market Structure, Competition, Innovation, Technology Adaption, Growth

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Divide and Rule: How Political Elites Polarize Society

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Yikai Wang and Simon Alder
University of Essex and Swiss National Bank
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Polarization, divide and rule, conflict, autocracy, revolution, democracy, trade interactions, learning, beliefs, trust

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A Theory of Structural Change that Can Fit the Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13469
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Simon Alder, Timo Boppart and Andreas Müller
Swiss National Bank, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of Essex, Department of Economics
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aggregation, Multi-sector growth model, non-homothetic preferences, Non-monotonic Engel curves, Relative price effects, structural change