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Dr. Laura Puzzello

Organisation: Department of Economics
Title: Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD in Economics, Purdue University
MA in Development Economics (Distinction), University of Sussex
Laurea in Economics (Summa cum Laude), Bocconi University
  Laura joined the department in 2010 after obtaining her PhD at Purdue University. Her primary area of research is International Trade. She is especially interested in issues related to input trade. These include understanding its determinants as well as its role in the transmission of shocks and technology across countries. Applied Econometrics and Health Economics are her additional fields of research.


Office: Caulfield Campus
Building H4, Room 38
Monash University, VIC 3145 
Telephone: +61 3 9903 4517
Fax: +61 9903 1128


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Teaching Commitments:
ECF3121-Economics of International Trade


Research Interests: International Economics, Applied Econometrics and Health Economics


Selected Publications:

Puzzello, L., & Abrevaya, J. (Forthcoming). Taxes, Cigarette Consumption, and Smoking Intensity: Comment, American Economic Review

Puzzello, L. (Forthcoming). A Proportionality Assumption and Measurement Biases in the Factor Content of Trade, Journal of International Economics

Hummels, D.L., & Puzzello, L. (2010). Some evidence on the nature and growth of input trade. In D. Hiratsuka & Y. Uchida (Eds.), Input Trade and Production Networks in East Asia, Cheltenham, UK: Elgar Publishers