Child Poverty Among Refugees, with T. Beltramo, R. Calvi, and I. Sarr [UNHCR Blog], World Development, Volume 171, November 2023, 106340

Born to Be (Sub)Prime: An Exploratory Analysis, with H. Bach, P. Campa, J. Nosal, and D. Pietrobon, the AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2023, 113: 166-71.

The Extension of Credit with Non-Exclusive Contracts and Sequential Banking Externalities, with A. Drenik, and E. Seira, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2023, vol 15(1): 233-271. [Winner of the 2020 Banamex Prize]

Credit Growth and the Financial Crisis: A New Narrative, with S. Albanesi and J. Nosal, the Journal of Monetary Economics, 2022, 132: 118-139.

Bribes vs. Taxes: Market Structure and Incentives, with F. Amodio, J. Choi and A. Rahman, the Journal of Comparative Economics, 2022, 50(2), 435-453. [Non-technical summary in VoxDev]

The impact of face-mask mandates on all-cause mortality in Switzerland: a quasi-experimental study, with P. Geldsetzer, F. Michalik,  and M. M. Speziali, the European Journal of Public Health, 2022, 32(5): 818–824

Are our data ready for the next global challenges? Resilient data for resilient societies and economies, with M. Schaepman, M. Tarantino, S. Aggarwal-Khan, N. Biller-Andorno, J. Ducrest, P. Messerli, M. Phakeng, V. Türk, M. Stoffel, Environmental Science & Policy, Volume 138, 2022, Pages 146-148.

Predicting Mortality from Credit Reports, with M. Harding, and G. Vasconcelos,  Financial Planning Review, 2021, vol 4(4), e1135.


Consumption Networks Effects, with A. Frideriksen and L. Pistaferri,  the Review of Economic Studies, 2020, vol 87(1), pp. 130-163.

[Non-technical summary in VOXEU]

Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from an RCT in Rural Mexico, with G. Calderon-Guemez and J. Cunha, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2020, vol 68(2), pp. 507-540.

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers, with J. Cunha and S. Jayachandran, the Review of Economic Studies, 2019, vol 86(1), pp. 240-281.

Consumption and Investment in Resource Pooling Family Networks, with M. Angelucci and I. Rasul,  the Economic Journal, 2018, Vol. 128: 2613-51.

Small Firms’ Formalisation: The Stick Treatment, with M. Ploentzke and A. Rahman, the Journal of Development Studies, 2018, Vol. 54, Issue 6, pp. 983-1001.

Business Cycle Fluctuations and the Distribution of Consumption, with L. Gambetti, the Review of Economic Dynamics, January 2017, Vol. 23, pp. 19–41.

The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Chile,  with P. Bharadwaj, D. Hansen and C. Neilson, Economic Development and Cultural Change, October 2016, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 141-166. 

Understanding Social Interactions: Evidence from the Classroom, with M. Pellizzari, the Economic Journal, September 2014, Vol. 124, Issue 579, pp. 917-953.

SME's Registration: an RCT in Bangladesh, with A. Rahman, Economics Letters, 2013, Vol. 120, issue 3.

Class-size and Class Heterogeneity, with M. Pellizzari and W.G. Woolston,  Journal of the European Economic Association, August 2012, Vol. 10, No.4.  

“Family Networks. Evidence from Rural Mexico”, Rivista di Politica Economica, 2011, issue 3, pages 7-31.

Family Networks and School Enrollment: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment, with M. Angelucci, M. Rangel, and I. Rasul, Journal of Public Economics, April 2010, Vol. 94, Issue 3-4.  

Identification of Social Interactions through Partially Overlapping Peer Groups, with M. Pellizzari and Silvia Redaelli, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2.   

Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: How do Cash Transfers Affect Non-Eligibles' Consumption?, with M. Angelucci, the American Economic Review, March 2009, Vol. 99, No. 1.  

Village Economies and the Structure of Extended Family Networks, with M. Angelucci, M. Rangel, and I. Rasul, The Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 9: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 44, October 2009. 

Welfare Migration in Europe, with M. Pellizzari, Labour Economics, August 2009, Vol. 16, Issue 4. 

Extended Family Networks in Rural Mexico: A Descriptive Analysis, with M. Angelucci, M. Rangel and I. Rasul, (2007), CESifo Conference Volume on Institutions and Development, edited by Timothy Besley and Raji Jayaraman, Massachusetts: MIT Press. 

The New Deal for Young People Five Years On, Fiscal Studies, 2005, Vol. 26, No. 3. 

Gender Complementarities in the Labor Market, with M. Paccagnella and M. Pellizzari, forthcoming at Research in Labour Economics.

- Older work:

Wage Differentials between the Public and Public Sectors: New Evidence for the 90’s, Annali della Fondazione Einaudi, XXXVI 2002, pp. 101-153.

Microeconomics Exercises Book (in Italian) Principi di Microeconomia e Macroeconomia: Esercizi e temi d'Esame svolti, with M. Macis, F. Fasani and D. Tabasso, Casa Editrice EGEA, Bocconi University, Milan, 2004.

- Newspaper Articles (in Italian) on the Corriere della Sera:

Demografia a due facce, with P. Garibaldi, 3/7/2000

Padri e figli, with P. Garibaldi, 20/5/2000

Carriera pubblica o privata?, with P. Garibaldi, 3/4/2000

Come valutare le politiche del lavoro?, with P. Garibaldi, 6/3/2000

Intellettuali e disoccupati, with P. Garibaldi, 31/1/2000

Tassati per non andare in pensione, 12/12/1999

Flessibili o precari?, with M. Makovec, 25/10/1999

Disoccupati part-time, with M. Pellizzari, 11/10/1999

Marco Polo e il milione di posti di lavoro, with M. Makovec, 27/9/1999