Research

Publications

Moscona, J., Nunn, N., and Robinson, J.A., 2020. "Segmentary Lineage Organization and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa." Econometrica 88(5): 1999-2036. Supplementary Materials here. Webpage Appendix here. Theoretical Note here. Media: VoxEUVoxDev

Moscona, J., Nunn, N., and Robinson, J.A., 2017. “Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa.” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 107(5): 565-571.

Acemoglu, D., Moscona, J., and Robinson, J.A., 2016. “State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century.” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106(5): 61-67. Media: HBR, VoxEU

Working Papers

Moscona, J. and Sastry, K. "Does Directed Innovation Mitigate Climate Damage? Evidence from US Agriculture." Revision Requested, Quarterly Journal of Economics

Moscona, J. and Seck, A. A. "Age Set vs. Kin: Culture and Financial Ties in East Africa." Revision Requested, American Economic Review

Moscona, J. "The Management of Aid and Conflict in Africa." Appendix here. Revision Requested, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Moscona, J. and Sastry, K. "Inappropriate Technology: Evidence from Global Agriculture."

Moscona, J. "Environmental Catastrophe and the Direction of Invention: Evidence from the American Dust Bowl."

Moscona, J. "Flowers of Invention: Patent Protection and Productivity Growth in US Agriculture."

Moscona, J. "Agricultural Development and Structural Change, Within and Across Countries." Media: VoxDev

Levy, A. and Moscona, J. "Specializing in Density: Spatial Sorting and the Pattern of Trade."