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Eric A. Verhoogen

Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics; Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs
School: 
International & Public Affairs
Department: 
Economics Department
Office: 
International Affairs Building 1119
Email: 
ev2124@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-4428
Biography

Eric Verhoogen is Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics. His main research area is industrial development – applied microeconomic research on firms in developing countries. This area overlaps with the fields of development economics, international trade, labor economics, and industrial organization. A recurrent theme in his work is the process of quality upgrading in the manufacturing sectors of developing countries – its causes, consequences, and broader implications.

Verhoogen holds a BA from Harvard College (1991), an MA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2001), and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley (2004).

Research & Other Works
Working paper
Export Destinations and Input Prices
Working paper
Enlisting Employees in Improving Payroll-Tax Compliance: Evidence from Mexico
Article
Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor-Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm
Working paper
Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan
Working paper
Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor-Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm
Article
Plants and Imported Inputs: New Facts and an Interpretation
Article
Exports and Within-Plant Wage Distributions: Evidence from Mexico
Article
Class-Size Caps, Sorting, and the Regression-Discontinuity Design
Working paper
Enlisting Workers in Monitoring Firms: Payroll Tax Compliance in Mexico
Working paper
Product quality at the plant level: Plant size, exports, output prices and input prices in Colombia
Working paper
Class size and sorting in market equilibrium: Theory and evidence
Working paper
Trade, quality upgrading and wage inequality in the Mexican manufacturing sector