Alberto Cavallo

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology and Management
Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Biography | Selected Publications

"The Price Impact of Joining a Currency Union: Evidence from Latvia." Cavallo, Alberto, Brent Neiman and Roberto Rigobon. IMF Economic Review Vol. 63, No 2 (2015): 281-297. (2015)

"Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Field Experiments." Cavallo, Alberto F., Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Trugli, NBER Working Paper 20576. May, 2015.

"Prices and Supply Disruptions During Natural Disasters." Cavallo, Eduardo, Alberto Cavallo and Roberto Rigobon. Review of Income and Wealth Vol. 60, No. S2 (2014): S449-S471 (2014)

"Currency Unions, Product Introductions, and the Real Exchange Rate." Cavallo, Alberto, Brent Neiman and Roberto Rigobon. Quarterly Journal of Economics Vol. 129, No. 2 (2014): 529-595. (2014)

“Scraped Data and Sticky Prices.” Cavallo, Alberto F., MIT Sloan Working Paper 4976-12. May 2013.

“Online and Official Price Indexes: Measuring Argentina’s Inflation.” Cavallo, Alberto F. Journal of Monetary Economics Vol. 60, No. 1 (2013): 152-165. (2013)

"The Distribution of the Size of Price Changes." Cavallo, Alberto and Roberto Rigobon, NBER Working Paper w16760. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2011.

“Are Crises Good for Growth? The Role of Political Institutions.” Cavallo, Alberto F. and Eduardo A. Cavallo. Journal of Macroeconomics Vol. 32, No. 3 (2010): 838–857. (2010)

"Sudden Stops: Determinants and Output Effects in the First Era of Globalization, 1880-1913." Bordo Michael D., Alberto F. Cavallo and Christopher M. Meissner. Journal of Development Economics Vol. 91, No. 2 (2010): 227-241. (2010)


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Applied economics; Big data; Central banks; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data management; Data mining; Deflation; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; Economic crisis; Emerging markets; Exchange rates; Federal Reserve; Global economics; Inflation; International economics; Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Online shopping; Pricing; Pricing; Statistics