Faculty Directory

Andrew B. Bernard

Jack Byrne Professor of International Economics



DegreePhD, Stanford University, 1991; AB, Harvard College, 1985

AREAS OF EXPERTISEInternational trade and investment

Current Research Topics

  • Firm responses to globalization
  • Multinationals in the U.S. economy
  • Multi-product firms

Selected Publications

  • "Multi-Product Exporters and the Margins of Trade " Japanese Economic Review, 2014, with Ilke Van Beveren and Hylke Vandenbussche.
  • "Testing for Factor Price Equality in the Presence of Unobserved Factor Quality Differences" American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 5, Issue 2 May 2013, with Stephen Redding, and Peter K. Schott.
  • "The Empirics of Firm Heterogeneity and International Trade", Annual Review of Economics Vol. 4: 283-313, 2012 with J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott.
  • "Multi-Product Firms and Trade Liberalization" Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 126(3), pages 1271-1318, 2011, with Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott.
  • "Is Mexico A Lumpy Country?" Review of International Economics, 18(5), 937–950, 2010, with Raymond Robertson and Peter K. Schott.
  • "Intra-Firm Trade and Product Contractibility" American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 100, No. 2, May 2010 with J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott, (pp. 444-48).
  • “Wholesalers and Retailers in US Trade” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings Vol. 100, No. 2, May 2010 (with J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott) pp. 408-13.
  • "Multiple-Product Firms and Product Switching" American Economic Review Vol. 100, No. 1, March 2010 (with Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott) pp. 70-97.
  • "Products and Productivity" Scandinavian Journal of Economics, December 2009, Volume 111, Issue 4 (with Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott ) pp. 625–916.
  • "The Margins of Trade" American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings Vol. 99, No. 2, May, 2009, pp. 487-493 (with J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott).
  • "Relative Wage Variation and Industry Location in the United Kingdom" Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2008, Vol. 70, Issue 4, p431-459, (with Stephen Redding, Peter K. Schott, and Helen Simpson).

Working Papers

  • "Exporter Dynamics, Firm Size and Growth, and Partial Year Effects" with Renzo Massari, Jose-Daniel Reyes and Daria Taglioni (July 2013).
  • "Two-Sided Heterogeneity and Trade" with Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe (July 2013).
  • "Multi-Product Firms and Product Switching in Japan" with Toshihiro Okubo (July 2013).
  • "Intermediaries in International Trade: Margins of Trade and Export Flows" with Marco Grazzi and Chiara Tomasi (April 2013) substantial revision of NBER Working Paper #17711.
  • "Carry-Along Trade" with Emily Blanchard, Ilke Van Beveren and Hylke Vandenbussche (June 2012).
  • "Chinese Exporters, Currency Exposure, and the Value of the Renminbi" (February 2008).
  • "Strategic Responses to Multiple Dimensions of Low-Cost-Country Competition" with Peter Koerte (February 2007).
  • "Transfer Pricing by U.S.-Based Multinationals" with J. Bradford Jensen and Peter Schott (August 2006). NBER Working Paper # 12493.
  • "A Note on Empirical Implementation of the Lens Condition" with Raymond Robertson and Peter Schott (December 2004) NBER Working Paper # 11484.
  • "Facing the Dragon: Prospects for U.S. Manufacturers in the Coming Decade" with J. Bradford Jensen and Peter Schott (June 2004).
  • "Foreign Owners and Plant Survival" with Fredrik Sjöholm (October 2003) NBER Working Paper # 10039.
  • "Consistent Standard Errors in Panel Tobit with Autocorrelation" with Meghan Busse (August 2003).
  • "Product Choice and Product Switching" with Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott (May 2003)NBER Working Paper # 9789.
  • "Who Dies? International Trade, Market Structure and Industrial Restructuring" June 2001 (with J. Bradford Jensen) NBER Working Paper # 8327.


  • National Science Foundation Grant, "Firms and Products in International Trade," 2003–07

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 1999–present
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, 2010–present
  • Research Associate, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, 2002–present
  • International Research Associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, 2002–present
  • Pierre Werner Fellow, European University Institute, Florence, 2009–10
  • Senior Associate Director, 2005–07, Director, 2007–12, Center for International Business, Tuck School
  • Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1996–present
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management, 1997–99
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991–97

Board memberships

  • Faculty Advisory Board, Center for Financial Inclusion, Washington, D.C.
  • Advisory Board, ILEAD, Hanover, NH
  • Executive Committee, Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, Washington, D.C.

Editorial positions

  • Associate Editor, Journal of International Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics

Research & Teaching

Andrew Bernard teaches the core course on Global Economics for Managers as well as electives on global issues facing firms. His pioneering research on business responses to globalization has been supported by the National Science Foundation, and he is a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.