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, Vol. 6, No. 4, October 2014.

“Five Facts about Value-Added Exports and Implications for Macroeconomics and Trade Research,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 28, No. 2, Spring 2014.

“Accounting for Intermediates: Production Sharing and Trade in Value Added,” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 86, Issue 2, March 2012 (with G. Noguera).

“Trade and Prices with Heterogeneous Firms,” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 86, Issue 1, January 2012.

Works in progress

“Demand for Value Added and Value-Added Exchange Rates," March 2015 (with R. Bems).

“Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy," March 2015 (with E. Blanchard and C. Bown).

“A Portrait of Trade in Value Added over Four Decades,” November 2014 (with G. Noguera). 

"Technology, Trade Costs, and the Pattern of Trade with Multi-Stage Production," March 2013 (with A. Moxnes).