Research

Publications

Information Provision, Voter Coordination, and Electoral Accountability: Evidence from Mexican Social Networks with Eric Arias, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín. American Political Science Review, 113(2), May 2019: 475-498.



Working Papers

Informal Institutions, Property Rights, and State Capacity

Property Rights and Social Dependence: How Informal Institutions Shape Land Formalization in Weak States. Job Market Paper

with Augustin Bergeron, Gabriel Tourek, and Jonathan Weigel

Media coverage: [EGAP]


Local Elites as State Capacity: How City Chiefs Use Local Information to Increase Tax Compliance in the D.R. Congo [CEPR Working Paper DP 15138]. Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review

with Augustin Bergeron, Gabriel Tourek, and Jonathan Weigel

Media coverage: [VoxDev]


Fiscal Contracts? : A Six-Country Randomized Experiment on Transaction Costs, Public Services, and Taxation In Developing Countries. Under review

with Ana de la O, Donald Green, and 23 other coauthors


Family, Politics, and Capitalism

The Political Behavior of Family Firms: Evidence from Brazil. Conditionally Accepted, World Development

with Juan Dodyk and Ignacio Puente

Kin in the Game: How Family Ties Help Firms Overcome Campaign Finance Regulation

with Juan Dodyk and Ignacio Puente


Work in Progress

Social Networks Moderate Policy Coercion

with Mauricio Fernández-Duque and Horacio Larreguy


Ethnic Diversity and Cooperation after Natural Disasters: Evidence from Hurricane Harvey

with Pablo Pinto and Agustín Vallejo


The Labor Market for Political Intermediarieswith Tesalia Rizzo