Simon Galle

Simon Galle is a PhD Candidate in Economics at University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation research examines the intersection of industrial policy, macroeconomic growth, and market power. Currently, he is also collaborating on several projects in Kenya focusing on household financial behavior and inter-ethnic cooperation. He holds a Master in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and undergraduate degrees in Economics and Philosophy from K.U.Leuven.

Content by Simon Galle
  • Project

    Markups and capital misallocation: a trade-off? Evidence from the Indian manufacturing sector

    This project offers an analysis of the trade-off between capital misallocation and competition (measured by markups) in the context of India’s manufacturing sector. This analysis integrates reduced form empirical evidence with a theoretical model in order to allow for counterfactual analysis of India’s liberalisation episode. The analysis proceeds in three steps. First,...

    20 Feb 2015 | Simon Galle