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East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Segregation (with S. Heblich and A. Trew)--paper, R&R, Journal of Political Economy.

Under-Employment and the Trickle-Down of Unemployment (with R. Barnichon)--paper--appendix, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 11 (2): 40-78, 2019.

War, Migration and the Origins of the Thai Sex Industry, (with A. Brodeur and W. Lekfuangfu)--paper--appendix, Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(5): 1540-1576, 2018.

Protests and trust in the state: Evidence from African countries (with M. Sangnier)--paper--appendix, Journal of Public Economics, 152: 55-67, 2017.

Austerity and tax evasion: theory and evidence from Greece (with F. Pappada)--paper, European Economic Review, 100: 506-524, 2017.

Star Wars: the Empirics Strike Back (with A. Brodeur, M. Lé, M. Sangnier)--paper--appendix, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8(1): 1-32, 2016.

Internal Labor Migration as a Shock Coping Strategy: Evidence from a Typhoon (with A. Groeger)--paper, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8(2): 123-53, 2016.

Work in progress:

Unemployment Insurance and Learning: Evidence from Reservation Wages (with P. Arni).

Menu of Insurance for the Unemployed (with R. Barnichon).

Hanging off a Cliff: Fiscal Consolidations and Default Risk (with F. Pappada).

Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China (with C. Imbert, M. Seror, Y. Zhang)--paper.

Environmental risk and the anchoring role of local production (with R. Coulomb)--paper.

Industrial clusters in the long run: Evidence from Million-Rouble plants in China (with S. Heblich, M. Seror, H. Xu).

Working papers:

Dynastic Income Mobility--paper--picture, 2015.