Francesco Amodio

Francesco Amodio is Assistant Professor of Economics and McGill University. His research focuses on market imperfections and their impact on the productivity and efficiency of organisations.

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    Rainfall, selection, and agricultural productivity

    Developing countries have a low income per capita and low total factor productivity, relatively more so in the agricultural sector. Even after accounting for differences in labour inputs or incorrect measurement, this “agricultural productivity gap” remains large. In explaining this puzzle, the most recent research highlights the role of sorting and selection of workers...

    31 Jul 2017 | Francesco Amodio, Markus Poschke