Julián P. Díaz

Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Quinlan School of Business
Loyola University Chicago

Peer-Reviewed Articles

"The Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Dollarized Economies," Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming, with Juan Francisco Rumbea Pavisic   (link)

"The Causal Effects of FTAs on the Trade Margins: Evidence from Geographically Distant Partners," Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 88 No. 4, with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho and Hansoo Choi  
(link)

"Skill Premium Divergence: The Roles of Trade, Capital and Demographics," Economic Theory, Vol. 67, No. 1 (2019), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho  (link)

"Do Free Trade Agreements Increase the New Goods Margin? Evidence from Korea," Open Economies Review, Vol. 29, No. 5 (2018), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho and Hansoo Choi   (link)

"The Dynamics of Trade Margins: Evidence from the European Integration," Economics Letters, Vol. 167 (2018), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho   (link)

"The New Goods Margin in New Markets,"  Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol.  46, No.  1 (2018), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho   (link)
Featured in FREE Network Policy Briefs (link)

"Accounting for Skill Premium Patterns: Evidence from the EU Accession," Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 83, No. 1 (2016), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho  (link)

"Trade Integration and the Skill Premium: Evidence from a Transition Economy," Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 41, No. 2 (2013), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho   (link)

"Can Enforcement Constraints Explain the Patterns of Capital Flows Following Financial Liberalizations," Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 31, No. 5 (2012)  (link)

"The Welfare Impact of Trade Liberalization," Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, No. 2 (2011), with Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho   (link)

"Trade Liberalization in Latin America and Eastern Europe: The Cases of Ecuador and Slovenia," Journal of Economic Integration, Vol. 23, No. 4 (2008)   (link)


Book Chapters

"A Monetary and Fiscal History of Ecuador, 1960-2017,"  in Timothy J. Kehoe and Juan Pablo Nicolini, editors, A Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America, 1960-2017, University of Minnesota Press, with Simón Cueva   (link).
Read the review of the book in the Journal of Economic Literature.
See more details about the Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America project, organized by the Becker Friedman Institute at The University of Chicago, here.

"La Historia Económica Contemporánea del Ecuador, 1972-2015" ("The Modern Economic History of Ecuador, 1972-2015"), in Javier Díaz Cassou and Marta Ruiz-Arranz, Editors, Reformas y Desarrollo en el Ecuador Contemporáneo, Inter-American Development Bank.   (link)

"La Inserción Internacional de la Economía Ecuatoriana en Dolarización" ("The International Integration of the Ecuadorian Economy under Dollarization"), in Javier Díaz Cassou and Marta Ruiz-Arranz, Editors, Reformas y Desarrollo en el Ecuador Contemporáneo, Inter-American Development Bank.   (link)


Work in Progress


"Liquidity, Capital Pledgeability and Inflation Redistribution," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Working Paper No. 21-26, with Paola Boel and Daria Finocchiaro   (link)

"Does Dollarization Promote Trade" Evidence from Two Recent Episodes"


Policy Work

"¿Por qué no bajan las tasas de interés? Poder de mercado, condiciones estructurales o fallas de gobierno. Una visión para la campaña," with Juan Francisco Rumbea   (link)