Rui Castro

Ph.D. University of Rochester, 2000

Rui Castro

Office: SSC 4029
Telephone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 85484
Fax: 519-661-3666

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

Macroeconomics; Economic Development and Growth; Labour Economics

Teaching Fields


Representative Publications

"On the Individual Optimality of Economic Integration," Journal of Monetary Economics, 68(C): 115-135 (November 2014), with Nelnan Koumtingué.

"Legal Institutions, Sectoral Heterogeneity, and Economic Development," Review of Economic Studies, 76(2): 529-561 (April 2009), with Gian Luca Clementi and Glenn MacDonald.

"Why Have Aggregate Skilled Hours Become So Cyclical Since the Mid 1980s?" International Economic Review, 49(1): 135-185 (February 2008), with Daniele Coen-Pirani.

"Investor Protection, Optimal Incentives, and Economic Growth," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 119(3): 1131-1175 (August 2004), with Gian Luca Clementi and Glenn MacDonald.