Welcome to my website!

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brown University. 

In 2022-2023 I was a post-doc at Princeton University. I received my PhD from Toulouse School of Economics. 

You can find my CV here.

Research areas: Macroeconomics, Inequality and Redistribution, Entrepreneurship, and Trade.

Contact: alexandre_gaillard[at]brown.edu

Working Papers

Consumption, Wealth, and Income Inequality: A Tale of Tails, SSRN,(with C. Hellwig, P. Wangner, and N. Werquin)

October 2023; Revise and Resubmit at the Quarterly Journal of Economics

Trade, Value Added, and Productivity Linkages: A Quantitative Analysis, Online Appendix (with F. de Soyres)

May 2024; Revise and Resubmit at the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

Unemployment Insurance Generosity and Self-Employment, Online Appendix (with S. Kankanamge), Previous titled “Gross Labor Market Flows, Self-Employment, and Unemployment Insurance”.

July 2024

Inequality, Business Cycles, and Growth: A Unified Approach to Stabilization Policies, Online Appendix (with P. Wangner

December 2022 -- New version coming soon!

Wealth, Returns, and Taxation: A Tale of Two Dependencies, NBER SI version, SSRN, Online Appendix, (with P. Wangner)

August 2022 -- New version coming soon!

Published and Accepted Papers

From Unemployment to Self-Employment: An Evaluation of the SEA Programs, Online Appendix (with S. Kankanamge)

March 2024; Accepted at the Journal of Labor Economics

Supply Disruptions and Fiscal Stimulus: Transmission through Global Value Chains (with F. De Soyres, A. M. Santacreu, D. Moore)

AEA: Papers and Proceedings, May 2024

Global Trade and GDP Comovement, (with F. de Soyres)

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, May 2022

Older Working Papers in Revision

Buying and Selling Business Assets (with S. Kankanamge)

June 2020

Work In Progress

What is Measured in National Accounts? (with F. de Soyres and H. Young)