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Anca Cristea

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Master's Studies
Phone: 541-346-1245
Office: 514 PLC
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Monday 3:00-4:00 (via zoom)
Research Interests: international trade, transportation economics, applied econometrics


  • Ph.D., Economics, Purdue University, 2010
  • M.A., Economics, Clemson University, 2005
  • B.A., Economics, Babeṣ-Bolyai University, Romania, 2003



Ph.D., Purdue University, 2010; international trade


  • International Trade
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics


  •  “Estimating the Gains from Liberalizing Services Trade: The Case of Air Passenger Transport”  (w/ David Hummels and Brian Roberson), 2014, working paper.
  • “Transfer Pricing by Multinational Firms: Evidence from Changes in Firm Ownership” (with Daniel X. Nguyen), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.
  • “Airports and Urban Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Policy Experiment” (with Bruce Blonigen), Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming. (NBER working paper 18278).
  • “The Effect of Communication Costs on Trade in Headquarter Services”, Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), forthcoming.
  • “Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport” (with D. Hummels, L. Puzzello, M. Avetisyan), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 65(1) (January 2013), 153-173. (NBER working paper 17117)
  • “Buyer-Seller Relationships in International Trade: Evidence from U.S. State Exports and Business- Class Travel", Journal of International Economics 84(2) (July 2011), 207-220.


  • Economics of Globalization (EC 410)
  • International Trade (EC 481)
  • Graduate International Trade (EC 607)