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    • Agents of Structural Change 

      Neffke, Frank; Hartog, Matté; Boschma, Ron; Henning, Martin (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2014-12)
      Who introduces structural change in regional economies: Entrepreneurs or existing firms? And do local or non‐local founders of establishments create most novelty in a region? Using matched employer-employee data for the ...
    • Agglomeration Economies: The Heterogeneous Contribution of Human Capital and Value Chains 

      Diodato, Dario; Neffke, Frank; O’Clery, Neave (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-08)
      We document the heterogeneity across sectors in the impact labor and input-output links have on industry agglomeration. Exploiting the available degrees of freedom in coagglomeration patterns, we estimate the industry-speci ...
    • Analysis of Tourism-Related Foreign Expenditure with International Spend Data 

      Coscia, Michele; Hausmann, Ricardo; Neffke, Frank (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-11)
      Tourism is one of the most important economic activities in the world: for many countries it represents the single largest product in their export basket. However, it is a product difficult to chart: "exporters" of tourism ...
    • Assessing Ukraine’s Role in European Value Chains: A Gravity Equation-cum-Economic Complexity Analysis Approach 

      Hartog, Matté; López-Córdova, J. Ernesto; Neffke, Frank (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2020-10)
      We analyze Ukraine's opportunities to participate in European value chains, using traditional gravity models, combined with tools from Economic Complexity Analysis to study international trade (exports) and Foreign Direct ...
    • Coworker Complementarity 

      Neffke, Frank (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2017-01)
      How important is working with people who complement one's skills? Using administrative data that record which of 491 educational tracks each worker in Sweden absolved, I quantify the educational tracks among coworkers ...
    • Inter-industry Labor Flows 

      Neffke, Frank; Otto, Anne; Weyh, Antje (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-03)
      Labor flows across industries reallocate resources and diffuse knowledge among economic activities. However, surprisingly little is known about the structure of such inter-industry flows. How freely do workers switch jobs ...
    • Knowledge Diffusion in the Network of International Business Travel 

      Coscia, Michele; Neffke, Frank; Hausmann, Ricardo (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-10)
      We use aggregated and anonymized information based on international expenditures through corporate payment cards to map the network of global business travel. We combine this network with information on the industrial ...
    • The Mobility of Displaced Workers: How the Local Industry Mix Affects Job Search Strategies 

      Neffke, Frank; Otto, Anne; Hidalgo, Cesar (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2016-03)
      Establishment closures leave many workers unemployed. Based on employment histories of 20 million German workers, we find that workers often cope with their displacement by moving to different regions and industries. ...
    • Report on the Poblacion Flotante of Bogota 

      Coscia, Michele; Neffke, Frank; Lora, Eduardo (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2015-12)
      In this document we describe the size of the Poblacion Flotante of Bogota (D.C.). The Poblacion Flotante is composed by people who live outside Bogota (D.C.), but who rely on the city for performing their job. We estimate ...
    • Why do Industries Coagglomerate? How Marshallian Externalities Differ by Industry and Have Evolved Over Time 

      Diodato, Dario; Neffke, Frank; O'Clery, Neave (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2018-02)
      The fact that firms benefit from close proximity to other firms with which they can exchange inputs, skilled labor or know-how helps explain why many industrial clusters are so successful. Studying the evolution of ...