Selected op-eds and policy briefs

Impact of the 2017 sanctions on Venezuela: revisiting the evidence”, policy brief published by Brookings, May 2019 (with Sebastian Bustos, Jose Morales-Arilla and Miguel A. Santos)


"A wall can’t fix what global migration and refugee compacts can", blog post published by Brookings, January 2019


Migrants and the Startup Nation: Addressing Israel’s growing demand for skills by increasing the country’s role in the developing world”, policy brief published by Brookings, December 2018


Integrating Venezuelans into the Colombian labor market: Mitigating costs and maximizing benefits”, policy brief published by Brookings, December 2018 (with Cindy Huang and Meagan Dooley)


“Latin America Is Facing a Refugee Crisis: Why It Matters That We Call Fleeing Venezuelans Refugees, Not Migrants”, published by Foreign Affairs, October 2018


“Refugee status and aid would unleash the potential of Venezuelan migrants” (with David Smolansky), published by the Washington Post, September 2018


“How can developing countries use their diaspora capital?” (with Ernesto Talvi), policy brief published by The Brookings Institution, March 2018


“Venezuela’s refugee crisis will exceed Syria’s; we must help", published by The Hill, February 2018


“Give me your tired, your poor...and they will create jobs for us", published by The Hill, December 2017

Selected media appereances

CNN En Español, August 2019, on the Venezuelan refugee crisis


NTN24, June 2019, on the gains from migration


CCTV, September 2018, on the Venezuelan refugee crisis


Voice of America, April 2017, On Trump's trade policies,