Alberto Cavallo

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

Biography | Selected Publications

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

"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)

"The Price Impact of Joining a Currency Union: Evidence from Latvia." Cavallo, Alberto F., Brent Neiman, and Roberto Rigobon (June 2014). NBER Working Paper 20225.

"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)

Currency Unions, Product Introductions, and the Real Exchange Rate. Cavallo, Alberto F., Brent Neiman, and Roberto Rigobon (2014). 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)

"Prices and Supply Disruptions during Natural Disasters." ‚ÄčCavallo Alberto F., Eduardo A. Cavallo, and Roberto Rigobon (2014). Review of Income and Wealth, 60(S2): S449–S471. (2014)

“Scraped Data and Sticky Prices.” Cavallo, Alberto F. (May 2013). MIT Sloan Working Paper.

“Online and Official Price Indexes: Measuring Argentina’s Inflation.” Cavallo, Alberto F. (2013). Journal of Monetary Economics, 60(1). (2013)

"Distance and Political Boundaries: Estimating Border Effects under Inequality Constraints." Borraz, Fernando, Alberto F. Cavallo, Roberto Rigobon, and Leandro Zipitria (July 2012). NBER Working Paper 18122.

“The Distribution of the Size of Price Changes.” Cavallo, Alberto F., and Roberto Rigobon (February 2011). NBER Working Paper 16760.

"Sudden Stops: Determinants and Output Effects in the First Era of Globalization, 1880-1913." Bordo Michael D., Alberto F. Cavallo, and Christopher M. Meissner (March 2010). Journal of Development Economics, 91(2): 227-241.

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

Argentina: Inflation and Lies (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