Robert C. Johnson

Assistant Professor of Economics

318 Rockefeller Hall
HB 6106
B.A. Northwestern University
M.Sc. London School of Economics
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Selected Publications

"Trade in Intermediate Inputs and Business Cycle Comovement," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2014. “Five Facts about Value-Added Exports and Implications for Macroeconomics and Trade Research,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014. “Accounting for Intermediates: Production Sharing and Trade in Value Added,” Journal of International Economics, 2012 (with Guillermo Noguera). “Trade and Prices with Heterogeneous Firms,” Journal of International Economics, 2012. "Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession," IMF Economic Review, 2010 (with Rudolfs Bems and Kei-Mu Yi). 

Works in progress

“Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy,” March 2015 (with Emily Blanchard and Chad Bown).“Demand for Value Added and Value-Added Exchange Rates,” March 2015 (with Rudolfs Bems).“A Portrait of Trade in Value Added over Four Decades,” November 2014 (with Guillermo Noguera)."Technology, Trade Costs, and the Pattern of Trade with Multi-Stage Production," March 2013 (with Andreas Moxnes).