Tasso Adamopoulos Research


Land Security and Mobility Frictions (with Loren Brandt, Chaoran Chen, Diego Restuccia, and Xiaoyun Wei), January 2022.



Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data from China (with Loren Brandt, Jessica Leight, and Diego Restuccia), 2022.

[Replication Package] [NBER WP] [VoxChina] [VoxDev]

Econometrica, 2022.


Geography and Agricultural Productivity: Cross-Country Evidence from Micro Plot-Level Data (with Diego Restuccia), 2022.

[Replication Package] [NBER WP] [The Economist blog post]

Review of Economic Studies, 2022.


Spatial Integration and Agricultural Productivity: Quantifying the Impact of New Roads, July 2023.

Earlier working paper version (August 2018): [IGC WP]


Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data (with Diego Restuccia), 2020.

[NBER WP] [Working Paper April 2019] [VoxDev] [AEA Research Highlight]

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, July 2020


The Size Distribution of Farms and International Productivity Differences (with Diego Restuccia), 2014.

American Economic Review, June 2014


Transportation Costs, Agricultural Productivity and Cross-Country Income Differences, 2011.

[Online Appendix C]

International Economic Review, May 2011


Relative Stagnation Alla Turca (with Ahmet Akyol), 2009.

Review of Economic Dynamics, October 2009.


Land Inequality and the Transition to Modern Growth, 2008.

Review of Economic Dynamics, April 2008.


Do Richer Countries Have Higher Distribution Margins, 2009.