Working papers

The Spillover Effects of Top Income Inequality (PDF, 877 KB), joint with Jeffrey Clemens, Joshua Gottlieb and Morten Olsen


The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality (PDF, 1943 KB), joint with Morten Olsen (revise and resubmit at the American Economic Journal: MacroeconomicsOnline Appendix (PDF, 845 KB)


Innovation and Top Income Inequality (PDF, 605 KB), joint with Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Antonin Bergeaud and Richard Blundell (revise and resubmit at the Review of Economic Studies)



David Hémous and Morten Olsen (forthcoming), Long-term Relationships, Static Gains and Dynamic Inefficiencies (PDF, 1772 KB), Journal of the European Economic Association.


David Hémous (2016), The Dynamic Impact of Unilateral Environmental Policies, Journal of International Economics, Online Appendix


Philippe Aghion, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, David Hémous, Ralf Martin and John Van Reenen (2016), Carbon Taxes Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Automotive Industry, Journal of Political Economy, Online Appendix


Adam Guren, David Hémous and Morten Olsen (2015), Trade Dynamics with Sector-Specific Human Capital, Journal of International Economics.


Philippe Aghion, David Hémous and Enisse Kharroubi (2014), Cyclical Fiscal Policy, Credit Constraints, and Industry Growth, Journal of Monetary Economics, 62, 41-58.


Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Leonardo Bursztyn, and David Hémous (2012), The Environment and Directed Technical Change (PDF, 667 KB), American Economic Review, 102 (1). Online Appendix (PDF, 118 KB).