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Russell Hillberry

Agricultural Economics 

  • Associate Professor
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Russell earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota and master’s and doctorate degrees in Economics from Indiana University.  He has been employed as a research economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission, as a faculty member at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and most recently as a member of the research department of the World Bank.  In 2001-2002, Russell was a visiting professor in the Economics department at Purdue.  His research focuses on the geography of trade flows, the welfare consequences of trade costs, the efficacy of trade facilitation measures, and the organization of multi-stage production processes.

Selected Publications

Hillberry, R. H., & McCalman, P. (2016). Import Dynamics and Demands for Protection. Canadian Journal of Economics, Wiley, 49(3), 1125-1152. doi:10.1111/caje.12227

Antras, P., Chor, D., Fally, T., & Hillberry, R. (2012). Measuring the Upstreamness of Production and Trade Flows. American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 102(3), 412-416. doi:10.1257/aer.102.3.412

Balistreri, E. J., Rutherford, T. F., & Hillberry, R. H. (2011). Structural Estimation and Solution of International Trade Models with Heterogeneous Firms. 83(2), 95-108. doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2011.01.001

Balistreri, E. J., & Hillberry, R. H. (2008). Structural Estimation and the Border Puzzle. Journal of International Economics, 72(2), 451-463.

Hillberry, R. H., & Hummels, D. L. (2008). Trade Responses to Geographic Frictions: A Decomposition Using Micro-Data. European Economic Review, 52(3), 527-550.

Hillberry, R. H., & Hummels, D. L. (2003). Intra-National Home Bias: Some Explanations. Review of Economics and Statistics, 85(4), 1089-1092. doi:10.1162/003465303772815970

Fernandes, A., Hillberry, R. H., & Mendoza Alcantara, A. (in press). Trade Effects of Customs Reform: Evidence from Albania. World Bank Economic Review.

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