Research


Work in Progress

"Assessing Plan B: The Effect of the Morning After Pill on Children and Women".  Revise and Resubmit at The Economic Journal. (with Andrea Bentancor)
        Data and Source Code.  Short Policy/Press Brief (Spanish).
        In the press: La Tercera Chile (full articleshort version).  Página/12 Argentina.  OasisFM.

        Data and source code
        UNESCO Notes: English // Spanish.

"The Twin Instrument". (with Sonia Bhalotra)
        Short Policy/Press Brief.  Email for a draft.
"Estimating Difference-in-Differences in the Presence of Spillovers".  Email for a draft.

"Maternal Mortality and Female Life Expectancy: The Importance of Gender Inequality" (with Sonia Bhalotra, Joseph Gomes and Atheen Venkataramani).

"Fertility Timing and Season of Birth: The Role of Biological and Economic Constraints" (with Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque).

Book

Abi Adams, Damian Clarke and Simon Quinn (out in 2015) "Microeconometrics and MATLAB: An Introduction"  
    Oxford University Press.  
    Table of Contents.

Software Components

WORLDSTAT: A visualisation of the state of world development.
MERGEMANY: Stata module to merge many files.
ERATE: (with Pavel Luengas Sierra) Stata module to import up-to-date exchange rates for any currency pairs. 
GENSPEC: A general-to-specific modelling algorithm for Stata.
PLAUSEXOG: Stata implementation of Conley et al's plausibly exogenous bounds.
ARROWPLOT: Stata module to produce combined plot for graphing inter-group and intra-group trends.

Research Reports

Maternal Mortality and Education (with Sonia Bhalotra). Background paper for EFA Global Monitoring Report,  UNESCO 2013/14.

Academic Seminars

    2012

            Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile.
            Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile.

    2013

            CSAE Conference, The University of Oxford, UK.
            CMPO Seminar, The University of Bristol, UK.
            ESPE Conference, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
            NEUDC Conference, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

    2014

            CSAE Conference, The University of Oxford, UK.
            Barcelona GSE Summer Forum.
            ESPE Conference, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
            Journées d'Economie Publique, Aix en Provence, France.
            Bolivian Conference on Development Economics, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
            Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
            The University of Essex.
            The University of Oxford.

    2015

            UAI Chile.
            RES Conference, Manchester
            PacDev, UC San Diego
            Universidad de Santiago de Chile. 
            Goethe University, Frankfurt. (scheduled)
            Center of Applied Economics (CAE) University of Chile. (scheduled)