Focus areas: Development economics, international trade, labor economics

Eric Verhoogen is 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.

Research & Publications

August 2017|The Quarterly Journal of Economics |Eric Verhoogen, David Atkin , Azam Chaudhry , Shamyla Chaudry , Amit K. Khandelwal
March 2017|World Bank Economic Review |Eric Verhoogen, David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudry, Amit K. Khandelwal, Tariq Raza
October 2012|Review of Economic Studies|Eric Verhoogen, Maurice Kugler
October 2009|American Economic Review|Miguel Urquiola, Eric Verhoogen