1. Wealth Distribution and Social Mobility: A Quantitative Analysis of U.S. Data, with Jess Benhabib and Mi Luo (NYU), forthcoming American Economic Review, 2018.

  2. Time-consistent immigration policy under economic and cultural externalities, with Giulio Zanella, Economic Policy, 415-446, July 2017.

  3. Religious Legitimacy and the Joint Evolution of Culture and Institutions, with Avner Seror and Thierry Verdier, forthcoming in Sriya Iyer, Jared Rubin, and Jean-Paul Carvalho (Eds.), Advances in the Economics of Religion, Palgrave 2018.

  4. Earnings Inequality and Other Determinants of Wealth Inequality, with Jess Benhabib and Mi Luo, forthcoming, American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 2017.

  5. Skewed Wealth Distributions: Theory and Empirics, with Jess Benhabib, forthcoming, Journal of Economic Literature, 2017.
  6. The Evolution of Value Systems: A Review Essay on Ian Morris’ Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels, Journal of Economic Literature, 55(3), 1122–1135, 2017.

  7. `Bend It Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration, with Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier, Yves Zenou, European Economic Review, 90, 146–164, 2016.
  8. Conférence Jean-Jacques Laffont Coévolution entre institutions et culture : une application au développement de long terme, with Thierry Verdier, Revue d'Economie Politique, 126(5), 653-81, 2016.
  9. The Wealth Distribution in Bewley Models with Investment Risk, with Jess Benhabib and Shenghao Zhu, Journal of Economic Theory, 159, 489–515, 2015.
  10. Government Policy with Time Inconsistent Voters, with Alessandro Lizzeri and Leeat Yariv, American Economic Review, 105(6): 1711–1737. Online Appendix -- A.E.R. Research Highlight
  11. Counterparty risk externality: Centralized versus Over-The-Counter Markets, with Viral Acharya, Journal of Economc Theory, 149, 153-82, 2014.
  12. Trade and cultural diversity, with Thierry Verdier, in Victor A. Ginsburgh and David Throsby, Handbook of Art and Culture, eds., Elsevier 2013.
  13. The Distribution of Wealth and Fiscal Policy in Economies with Finitely Lived Agents, with Jess Benhabib and Shenghao Zhu, Econometrica, 79(1), 122-57, 2011; re-printed in J.B. Davies (Ed.)The Economics of Wealth Distribution, Edward Elgar Publishing (two volume set), London, 2013.
  14. The Economics of Cultural Transmission and Socialization, with Thierry Verdier, in Handbook of Social Economics, Jess Benhabib, Alberto Bisin, Matt Jackson, eds., Elsevier, 2010.
  15. Social Construction of Preferences: Advertising, with Jess Benhabib, in Handbook of Social Economics, Jess Benhabib, Alberto Bisin, Matt Jackson, eds., Elsevier, 2010.
  16. Present-Bias, Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting, and Fixed Costs, with Jess Benhabib and Andy Schotter, Games and Economic Behavior, 69(2), 205-223, 2010.
  17. Markets and Contracts, with John Geanakoplos, Piero Gottardi,  Enrico Minelli, Herakles Polemarchakis, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 47(3), 279–288, 2011.
  18. Managerial Hedging, Equity Ownership, and Firm Value, with Viral Acharya, Rand Journal of Economics, 40(1),  47-77, Spring 2009.    Appendix
  19. Cultural Transmission,  with Thierry Verdier, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Steven Durlauf and Larry Blume, eds,.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
  20. Choice and Process: Theory ahead of Measurment, with Jess Benhabib, in  Perspectives on the Future of Economics: Positive and Normative Foundations, Vol. 1 in the Handbook of Economic Methodologies, Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter (Eds.), Oxford University Press, 2007.
  21. Efficient Competitive Equilibria with Adverse Selection, with Piero Gottardi,  Journal of Political Economy, 114(3), 2006.
  22. Exclusive Contracts and the Institution of Bankruptcy, with Adriano Rampini, Economic Theory, 27(2), 277-304, 2006.
  23. Markets as Beneficial Constraints on the Government, with Adriano Rampini, Journal of Public Economics, 90, 601-629, 2006.
  24. Rational Expectations Equilibria of Economies with Local Interactions, with Ulrich Horst and Onur Ozgur, Journal of Economic Theory, 127(1), 2006.
  25. Cooperation and Cultural Transmission, with Giorgio Topa and Thierry Verdier, Rationality and Society,  16, 477-507, 2004.
  26. An Empirical Analysis of Religious Homogamy and Socialization in the U.S, with Giorgio Topa and Thierry Verdier,  Journal of Political Economy, 112(3), 615-64, 2004.
  27. Modeling Internal Commitment Mechanisms and Self-Control: A Neuroeconomics Approach to Consumption-Saving Decisions, with Jess Benhabib, Games and Economic Behavior, Special Issue on Neuroeconomics, 52(2), 460-92, 2004.
  28.  Moral Hazard and Non-exclusive Contracts, with Danilo Guaitoli, Rand Journal of Economics, 35(2), 306-28, Summer 2004.
  29. The Economics of Cultural Transmission and the Evolution of Preferences, with Thierry Verdier, Journal of Economic Theory, 97(2), 298-319, 2001.
  30. Beyond the Melting Pot: Cultural Transmission, Marriage, and the Evolution of Ethnic and Religious Traits,  with Thierry Verdier, Quarterly Journal of Economics, CXV(3), 955-988, 2000.
  31. General Competitive Analysis with Asymmetric Information, with Piero Gottardi, Journal of Economic Theory, 87(1), 1-48, 1999.
  32. On the Cultural Transmission of Preferences for Social Status, with Thierry Verdier,  Journal of Public Economics, 70, 75-97, 1998.
  33. General Equilibrium with Endogenously Incomplete Financial Markets, Journal of Economic Theory, 82(1), 19-45, 1996