Alberto Cavallo

Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Professor
Assistant Professor of Applied Economics

Biography | Selected Publications

"Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Field Experiments." Calvallo, Alberto, Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Truglia. NBER Working Paper 20576, November 2014.

Currency Unions, Product Introductions, and the Real Exchange Rate. Cavallo A., B. Neiman, and R. Rigobon, Quarterly Journal of Economics 129(2) (2014)

"Prices and Supply Disruptions during Natural Disasters" (with Eduardo Cavallo and Roberto Rigobon). Review of Income and Wealth - Volume 60 (2014)

"Online vs Official Price Indexes: Measuring Argentina′s Inflation," Journal of Monetary Economics. (2013)

“Are Crises Good for Growth? The Role of Political Institutions”, Cavallo A. and E. Cavallo. Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 32 (2010)

"Sudden Stops: Determinants and Output Effects in the First Era of Globalization, 1880-1913." Bordo M., A. Cavallo and C. Meissner. Journal of Development Economics, 91 (2).  (2010)


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General Expertise
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