Journal Article
Dell, Melissa, and Benjamin Olken. “The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java.” Review of Economic Studies 87, no. 1 (2020): 164-203. Paper Appendix Replication Files
Zhang, Kaixuan, Zejiang Shen, Jie Zhou, and Melissa Dell. “Information Extraction from Text Regions with Complex Tabular Structure.” NeurIPS Document Intelligence Workshop (2019). Paper
Dell, Melissa, Benjamin Feigenberg, and Kensuke Teshima. “The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico.” American Economic Review: Insights 1, no. 1 (2019): 43-58. Paper Appendix Replication Files
Dell, Melissa, and Pablo Querubin. “Nation Building Through Foreign Intervention: Evidence from Discontinuities in Military Strategies.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 133, no. 2 (2018): 701-764. Paper Appendix Replication files
Dell, Melissa, Nathan Lane, and Pablo Querubin. “The Historical State, Local Collective Action, and Economic Development in Vietnam.” Econometrica 86, no. 6 (2018): 2083-2121. Paper Published Appendix Online Appendix Replication files
Dell, Melissa. “Trafficking Networks and the Mexican Drug War.” American Economic Review 105, no. 6 (2015): 1738-1779. Paper Appendix Replication files


Dell, M., B. Jones, and B. Olken. “What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature.” Journal of Economic Literature (2014). Paper Appendix
Dell, M, B Jones, and B Olken. “Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 4, no. 3 (2012): 66-95. PDF Online appendix Data/program files
Dell, M, and D Acemoglu. “Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2, no. 1 (2010): 169–188. PDF Online appendix Data/program files
Dell, M. “The Persistent Effects of Peru's Mining Mita.” Econometrica 78, no. 6 (2010): 1863-1903. PDF Online appendix Spanish translation Data/program files 1 Data/program files 2 Data/program files 3
Dell, M., B. Jones, and B. Olken. “Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates.” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 99, no. 2 (2009): 198-204. Paper Online appendix