Alex Rothenberg is an associate economist with the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining RAND, Rothenberg was a research assistant at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and a graduate student instructor at the University of California, Berkeley. Rothenberg received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2012.
Rothenberg is an applied micro-economist with a background in applied econometrics, program evaluation, development, international trade, transportation, and urban economics. He has extensive experience with structural econometric modeling and reduced form techniques. His ongoing research involves work on agglomeration externalities and spatial policies in Indonesia, an evaluation of Indonesia's Transmigration program, and an examination of the impact of infrastructure improvements on firm entry and employment in Indonesia.
Rothenberg, A., A. Gaduh, N. Burger, C. Chazali, I. Tjandraningsih, R. Radikun, C. Sutera, and S. Weilant, "Rethinking Indonesia's Informal Sector," World Development, 80:96-113, 2016 (forthcoming)
Poczter, S., P. Gertler, and A. Rothenberg, "Financial Crisis and Productivity Evolution: Evidence from Indonesia," The World Economy, 37(5):705-731, 2014
Glennerster, R., E. Miguel, and A. Rothenberg, "Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities," The Economic Journal, 123(568):285-316, 2013
Rothenberg, A. and F. E. Warnock, "Sudden Flight and True Sudden Stops," Review of International Economics, 19(3):509-524, 2011
Faucette, J., A. Rothenberg and F. Warnock, "Outflows-induced Sudden Stops," Journal of Policy Reform, 8(2):119-129, 2005