Economics serving society
Hillel Rapoport

Hillel Rapoport

PSE Full Professor

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

6th floor, office 13

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 14

  • Trade/Migration and development
  • Demography and Migrations
  • Political Economy and Institutions

Working Papers

Working Papers
  • “Migrant inventors and the technological advantage of nations” (with Dany Bahar and Pritthwiraj Choudury), IZA Discussion Paper No 12382, May 2019. See Revise and Resubmit at Research Policy.
  • “Migration and inequality in the Western African Economic and Monetary Union” (with Esther Girsberger and Romuald Méango), IZA Discussion Paper No 12048, December 2018. Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Comparative Economics.
  • “Does Birthplace Diversity affect Economic Complexity? Cross-country Evidence” (with Dany Bahar and Riccardo Turati), Mimeo, March 2019. Revise and Resubmit at Research Policy.
  • “Migration and post-conflict reconstruction: the effect of returning refugees on export performance in the former Yugoslavia” (with Dany Bahar, Andreas Hauptmann and Cem Ozgüzel), IZA Discussion Paper No 12412, June See
  • “Immigration and attitudes to redistribution in Europe (with Alberto Alesina and Elie Murard), NBER Working Paper No 25562, and IZA Discussion Paper No 12130, February 2019. See
Work in progress
  • “Migration, FDI and the margins of trade” (with Amandine Aubry and Ariell Reshef)
  • “Assimilation and cohesiveness in a hostile environment: theory and evidence from Jewish communities in medieval Europe” (with Noel Johnson and Avi Weiss)
  • “Migration and cultural change” (with Arthur Silve and Sulin Sardoschau)
  • “From Exodus to Exitus: Germany, 1848-1933” (with Toman Barsbai)
  • “Weather shocks and migration intentions in West Africa” (with Simone Bertoli, Frederic Docquier and Ilse Ruyssen)
  • “The effect of immigration on export performance” (with Gianluca Orefice and Gianluca Santoni)
  • “Tell me what you eat, I’ll tell you who you are: evidence on migrants’ integration from food consumption scanned data” (with Simone Bertoli, Fosca Giannotti, Riccardo Guidotti, Dino Pedreschi and Biagio Speciale)