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Nikola Spatafora

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First Name:Nikola
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Spatafora
RePEc Short-ID:psp113
IMF Research Department 700 19th St NW Washington, DC 20431 USA
(301) 541-8317
Terminal Degree:1997 Economics Department; Yale University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Research Department
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
RePEc:edi:rdimfus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Papageorgiou, Chris & Perez-Sebastian, Fidel & Spatafora, Nikola, 2016. "Quality Upgrading and the Stages of Diversification," MPRA Paper 79400, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Papageorgiou,Chris & Spatafora,Nikola L. & Wang,Ke, 2015. "Diversification, growth, and volatility in Asia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7380, The World Bank.
  3. Henn, Christian & Papageorgiou, Chris & Spatafora, Nikolas, 2015. "Export quality in advanced and developing economies: Evidence from a new dataset," WTO Staff Working Papers ERSD-2015-02, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research and Statistics Division.
  4. Bettin, Giulia & Presbitero, Andrea F. & Spatafora, Nikola, 2014. "Remittances and vulnerability in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6812, The World Bank.
  5. Rahul Anand & Mr. Saurabh Mishra & Mr. Nikola Spatafora, 2012. "Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production," IMF Working Papers 2012/059, International Monetary Fund.
  6. Mr. Chris Papageorgiou & Mr. Nikola Spatafora, 2012. "Economic Diversification in LICs: Stylized Facts and Macroeconomic Implications," IMF Staff Discussion Notes 2012/013, International Monetary Fund.
  7. Berg, Andrew & Papageorgiou, Chris & Pattillo, Catherine & Spatafora, Nicola, 2011. "The end of an era? The medium- and long-term effects of the global crisis on growth in low-income countries," IAMO Forum 2011: Will the "BRICs Decade" Continue? – Prospects for Trade and Growth 25, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO).
  8. Mr. Martin Schindler & Mr. Chris Papageorgiou & Hans Weisfeld & Ms. Catherine A Pattillo & Mr. Nikola Spatafora & Mr. Andrew Berg, 2011. "Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries: Lessons From theglobal Financial Crisis," IMF Working Papers 2011/027, International Monetary Fund.
  9. Lutz Kilian & Alessandro Rebucci & Nikola Spatafora, 2007. "Oil Shocks and External Balances," Working Papers 562, Research Seminar in International Economics, University of Michigan.
  10. Freund, Caroline & Spatafora, Nikola, 2005. "Remittances : transaction costs, determinants, and informal flows," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3704, The World Bank.
  11. Nicoletta Batini & Warwick Mckibbin & Nicola Spatafora & Mehmet Tosun & Michel Juillard & Jacky Fayolle & Michel Aglietta & Jean Chateau & Gilles Le Garrec & Vincent Touze & Jacques Le Cacheux, 2004. "Appendix 3.1 : Demographic Change and the Global Economy: Data and Modeling Strategy," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/4361, Sciences Po.
  12. Spatafora, Nikola*Warner, Andrew, 1995. "Macroeconomic effects of terms-of-trade shocks : the case of oil-exporting countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1410, The World Bank.


  1. Christian Henn & Chris Papageorgiou & Jose Manuel Romero & Nikola Spatafora, 2020. "Export Quality in Advanced and Developing Economies: Evidence from a New Data Set," IMF Economic Review, Palgrave Macmillan;International Monetary Fund, vol. 68(2), pages 421-451, June.
  2. Giulia Bettin & Andrea F. Presbitero & Nikola L. Spatafora, 2017. "Remittances and Vulnerability in Developing Countries," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 31(1), pages 1-23.
  3. Kilian, Lutz & Rebucci, Alessandro & Spatafora, Nikola, 2009. "Oil shocks and external balances," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 77(2), pages 181-194, April.
  4. Freund, Caroline & Spatafora, Nikola, 2008. "Remittances, transaction costs, and informality," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(2), pages 356-366, June.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 9 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-INT: International Trade (5) 2007-05-26 2007-09-02 2014-02-02 2015-03-22 2017-06-04. Author is listed
  2. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (3) 2005-12-14 2015-08-13 2017-06-04
  3. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (2) 2007-05-26 2007-09-02
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2005-12-14 2014-03-30
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2007-05-26 2007-09-02
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2005-12-14
  7. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2017-06-04
  8. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2011-11-07
  9. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2011-11-07
  10. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2015-08-13


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