Banu Demir Pakel 350


Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Economics


BSc Middle East Technical University, MA Bilkent University, MPhil Oxford, DPhil Oxford.

Undergraduate teaching areas

International Economics, Quantitative Economics

Graduate teaching areas

International Trade

Research interests

International Trade and Development


"O-Ring Production Networks", with Cecilia Fieler, Daniel Xu, and Kelly Yang. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Political Economy

“Financial Constraints and Propagation of Shocks in Production Networks”, joint with Beata Javorcik, Tomasz Michalski and Evren Ors. Accepted for publication at the Review of Economics and Statistics

“Road Capacity, Domestic Trade and Regional Outcomes”, joint with Kerem Cosar, Devaki Ghose, and Nathaniel Young, Forthcoming, Journal of Economic Geography

“Trade Policy Changes, Tax Evasion and Benford's Law”, joint with Beata Javorcik, (2020), Journal of Development Economics, 144, Article 102456

“Shipping inside the Box: Containerization and Trade”, joint with Kerem Coşar, (2018), Journal of International Economics, 114, 331-345

“Don't Throw in the Towel, Throw in Trade Credit”, joint with Beata Javorcik, (2018), Journal of International Economics, 111, 177-189

“Risk-Based Capital Requirements for Banks and International Trade”, joint with Tomasz Michalski and Evren Ors, (2017), Review of Financial Studies, 30(11), 3970–4002

“Domestic Road Infrastructure and International Trade: Evidence from Turkey”, joint with Kerem Coşar, (2016), Journal of Development Economics, 118, 232-244.

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