Immigration Policy Lab
Stanford university
100 Encina Hall
Stanford, CA 94305




                    I am a post-doc at the
 Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University. My research interest are political economy and 
                    applied econometrics. I am particularly interested in judicial decision making, migration and political polarization. 

                    Protecting Unauthorized Immigrant Mothers Improves their Childrens' Mental Health (with J. Hainmueller,
                    D. Lawrence, B. Black, L. Figueroa, M. Hotard, T. R. Jiménez, D. D. Laitin, F. Mendoza, M. I. Rodriguez, J. J. Swartz),
                    2017, Science, Vol. 357(6355), pp. 1041-1044

                    Media coverage: Washington Post, Huffington Post, Reuters, Vox, Verge, Yahoo News, Newsweek

                    Demand for Redistribution: Individuals' Response to Economic Setbacks, forthcoming Scandinavian Journal of

                    Working Papers

                    Political Bias in Court? Lay Judges and Asylum Appeals 

                    Media coverage:  Sveriges RadioDagens Nyheter, Dagens Nyheter (editorial), AftonbladetUppsala Nya Tidning
                    SVTMetro, Dagens Juridik

                    Who recovers from a Job Loss? The Importance of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills (with Matz Dahlberg    
                    and Björn Öckert)

                    Ethnic enclaves catalyze the economic integration of refugees (with Jens Hainmueller and Dominik Hangartner)

                    Work in progress 

                    On the Geography of Politicians (with Olle Folke, Johanna Rickne and Matz Dahlberg)

                    DACAmentation: Incentivizing the Unauthorized Youth to Study (with Jens Hainmueller and Duncan Lawrence)

                    When Judges Dissent (with Livia Johannesson)


                    Other writing 

                    The little-known benefit of DACA: It reduced mental illness in dreamers’ children (with David Latin and Jens
                    Hainmueller), Monkey Cage, Washington Post, September 6, 2017