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Diego.Comin@dartmouth.edu (603) 646-2531
(617) 588-1428

Areas of Interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Technology
  • Innovation
  • Economic Development
  • International economics
  • Tourism

Industries

  • Government
  • Tourism & Hotels
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Business Services

Geographies

  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • South America
  • Southeast Asia
  • Spain
  • United States

Publications


Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda. "Financial Development and Technology Diffusion", forthcoming IMF Economic Review

Diego Anzoategui, Diego Comin, Mark Gertler, and Joseba Martinez. "Endogenous Technology Adoption and R&D as Sources of Business Cycle Persistence". Summary, forthcoming American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

Comin, Diego, and Martí Mestieri. "If Technology Has Arrived Everywhere, Why Has Income Diverged?" American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 10 (3): 137-78, July 2018
-Adoption Margins Estimates

Aghion, Philippe, Diego A. Comin, Peter Howitt, and Isabel Tecu. "When Does Domestic Saving Matter for Economic Growth?" IMF Economic Review, vol. 64(3), pages 381-407, August 2017.

Comin, Diego A., Norman Loayza, Farooq Pasha, and Luis Serven. "Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (October 2014).

Comin, Diego, and Bart Hobijn. "How Early Adoption Has Increased Wealth--Until Now." Harvard Business Review 90, no. 3 (March 2012): 34-35.

Comin, Diego A., and Bart Hobijn. "Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth." NBER Macroeconomics Annual 25 (2011): 209-259.

Comin, Diego, and Bart Hobijn. "An Exploration of Technology Diffusion." American Economic Review 100, no. 5 (December 2010): 2031-59.

Comin, Diego A., Bill Easterly, and Erick Gong. "Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?" American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2, no. 3 (2010): 65-97.

Comin, Diego A., and Sunil Mulani. "A Theory of Growth and Volatility at the Aggregate and Firm Level." Journal of Monetary Economics 56, no. 8 (November 2009): 1023-1042.

Carbonell, Oriol, and Diego A. Comin. "Testing the Commitment Hypothesis in Contractual Settings: Evidence from Soccer." Art. 1. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports 5, no. 4 (October 2009).

Comin, Diego, and Bart Hobijn. "Lobbies and Technology Diffusion." Review of Economics and Statistics 91, no. 2 (May 2009): 229-244.

Comin, Diego. "On the Integration of Growth and Business Cycles." Empirica 36, no. 2 (May 2009).

Comin, Diego A., Erica L. Groshen, and Bess Rabin. "Turbulent Firms, Turbulent Wages?" Journal of Monetary Economics 56, no. 1 (January 2009).

Comin, Diego A., Bart Hobijn, and Emilie Rovito. "Technology Usage Lags." Journal of Economic Growth 13, no. 4 (December 2008).

Comin, Diego, Bart Hobijn, and Emilie Rovito. "A New Approach to Measuring Technology with an Application to the Shape of Diffusion Curves." Journal of Technology Transfer 33, no. 2 (April 2008).

Comin, Diego, and Mark Gertler. "Medium-term Business Cycles." American Economic Review (June 2006).

Comin, Diego, and Sunil Mulani. "Diverging Trends in Macro and Micro Volatility." Review of Economics and Statistics (May 2006).

Comin, Diego. "Using Investment Behavior to Assess the Pervasiveness of Price Mismeasurement." Topics in Macroeconomics 6, no. 1 (2006).

Comin, Diego, and Thomas Philippon. "The Rise in Firm-Level Volatility: Causes and Consequences." NBER Macroeconomics Annual 20 (2005). (Read an article about this paper in The Washington Post, Newsweek and The Charlotte Observer.)

Comin, Diego. "R&D: A Small Contribution to Productivity Growth." Journal of Economic Growth (December 2004). (This paper was featured in BusinessWeek and Il Corriere Della Sera.)

Comin, Diego, and Bart Hobijn. "Cross-country Technological Adoption: Making the Theories Face the Facts." Journal of Monetary Economics (January 2004).

Comin, Diego. "Comment to James Bessen's 'Technology Adoption Costs and Productivity Growth: The 70s as a Technological Revolution'." Review of Economic Dynamics 5, no. 2 (April 2002): 470-476.

Comin, Diego. "Convergence in Health: Dream or Reality?" Gaceta Sanitaria 11 (1997).

Comin Diego, Marti Mestieri, and Danial Lashkari   "Structural Change with Long-run Income and Price effects" Revised and Resubmitted Econometrica. Online Appendix

Comin Diego A., Mark Gertler, and Ana Maria Santacreu. "Technology Innovation and Diffusion as Sources of Output and Asset Price Fluctuations."  Revise and Resubmit Journal of Political Economy

Comin Diego, and Johannes Rode. "From Green Users to Green Voters." NBER Working Paper Series, No. 19219, July 2013.

Comin Diego A., Mikhail Dmitriev, and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg. "The Spatial Diffusion of Technology." NBER Working Paper Series, No. 18534, November 2012.

Comin Diego, and Bart Hobijn. "Implementing Technology." November 2007. (Revise and resubmit at the Journal of Economic Theory.)

Comin Diego A. "An Exploration of Luxury Hotels in Tanzania." NBER Working Paper Series, No. 17902, March 2012.

Comin Diego A., and Bart Hobijn. "The CHAT Dataset." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 10-035, November 2009.

Comin Diego, Bart Hobijn, and Emilie Rovito. "Five Facts You Need to Know about Technology Diffusion." July 2007.

Drivers Of Competitiveness,  World Scientific Publishing UK


Drivers of Competitiveness (DOC) is a collection of case studies that sheds light on the competitiveness of companies and countries. In the context of the global financial crisis and its aftermath, DOC studies the factors that have affected competitiveness and the diversity of responses around the world. The cases and the analytical framework that emerges from the book constitute an essential kit for current and future managers, policy-makers and observers of global dynamics.

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Malaysia Beyond 2020, UTM Press, 2014


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Comin, Diego A., and Marti Mestieri. Technology Diffusion: Measurement, Causes and Consequences." In Handbook of Economic Growth. Vol. 2, edited by Philippe Aghion and Steven Durlauf, 565-622. Elsevier, 2014.

Comin, Diego A. "The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption." In Handbook of Economic Growth, edited by Philippe Aghion and Steven Durlauf. Elsevier, forthcoming.

Comin, Diego A. "An Exploration of the Japanese Slowdown during the 1990s." In Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation , edited by Koichi Hamada, Anil Kashyap, and David Weinstein. MIT Press, 2011.

Comin, Diego. "Total Factor Productivity." In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. 2nd ed. Edited by Steven Derlauf and Larry Blume. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Comin, Diego. "The Harrod-Domar Model." In An Eponymous Dictionary of Economics, edited by C. R. Braun and Julio Segura. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004.

Comin, Diego, Maurice Kuykendoll, and Monne Williams. "Malaysia: Standing on a Single Leaf." Harvard Business School Case 713-007, October 2012.

Comin, Diego, Diana Dimitrova, and Yukiko Tsukamoto. "CoET: Innovation in Africa." Harvard Business School Case 713-021, September 2012.

Comin, Diego, Rohan Gopaldas, and Diego Rehder. "Inkaterra." Harvard Business School Case 713-022, September 2012. (Revised September 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., Mohamed Heikal, and Adam Said. "Egypt: Turbulence, and Transition?" Harvard Business School Case 713-014, August 2012.

Vietor, Richard H. K., and Diego Comin. "South Africa (A): Stuck in the Middle?" Harvard Business School Case 711-084, April 2011. (Revised May 2013.)

Comin, Diego A., and Richard H.K. Vietor. "China 'Unbalanced'." Harvard Business School Case 711-010, July 2010. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego. "Malaysia IXP: Stuck in the Middle." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 712-041, March 2012.

Comin, Diego A. "Spain: Can the House Resist the Storm? (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 710-026, October 2009. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., and J. Gunnar Trumbull. "Fraunhofer: Innovation in Germany (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-063, March 2011. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., and Richard H.K. Vietor. China "Unbalanced" (TN). Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-028, September 2010. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego. "Drivers of Productivity and Global Competitiveness." Harvard Business School Module Note 712-037, February 2012. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego A. "Spain: Can the House Resist the Storm?" Harvard Business School Case 709-021, January 2009. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., J. Gunnar Trumbull, and Kerry Yang. "Fraunhofer: Innovation in Germany." Harvard Business School Case 711-022, March 2011. (Revised March 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., and John Abraham. "Malaysia: People First?" Harvard Business School Case 710-033, April 2010. (Revised September 2011.)

Vietor, Richard H. K., and Diego Comin. "South Africa (B): Getting Unstuck?" Harvard Business School Supplement 711-085, April 2011. (Revised December 2012.)

Comin, Diego A., J. Gunnar Trumbull, and Kerry Yang. "Fraunhofer: Five Significant Innovations." Harvard Business School Supplement 711-058, March 2011.

Comin, Diego A. "Business Cycles and the New Challenges of Globalization." Harvard Business School Module Note 711-064, February 2011.

Comin, Diego A. "Malaysia: People First? (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-035, October 2010. (Revised January 2011.)

Comin, Diego A. "The Great Moderation, Dead or Alive?" Harvard Business School Background Note 709-023, January 2009. (Revised January 2011.)

Comin, Diego A. "Peru IXP (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-027, September 2010.

Comin, Diego A., and Richard H. K. Vietor. "China: Getting Richer Still." Harvard Business School Case 710-050, February 2010. (Revised April 2010.)

Comin, Diego A., Dante Roscini, and Elisa Farri. "Central Europe after the Crash: Between Europe and the Euro." Harvard Business School Background Note 710-047, April 2010.


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