Tasso Adamopoulos Research


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

Accepted American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.


Land Security and Mobility Frictions (with Loren Brandt, Chaoran Chen, Diego Restuccia, and Xiaoyun Wei), October 2023.

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2024.



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


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


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

Review of Economic Studies, 2022.

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


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

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, July 2020.

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


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

American Economic Review, June 2014.


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

International Economic Review, May 2011.

[Online Appendix C]


Relative Stagnation Alla Turca (with Ahmet Akyol),

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.