Research

Publications

“Under the Radar: The Effects of Monitoring Firms on Tax Compliance”
with David Lopez-Rodriguez
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy , vol. 10 (1), Feb 2018, p. 1-38
[Abstract]  [Manuscript]  [Non-technical summary]  [Online appendix]
Media: The EconomistEl PaísNada es Gratis (twice)

“Are Men and Women-Economists Equally Distributed Across Research Fields? Some New Empirical Evidence”
with Juan J. Dolado and Florentino Felgueroso
SERIEs – Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, vol. 3 (3), Sep 2012, p. 367-393
Media: Nada es Gratis

“From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences, and Lessons”
with Agustín Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin O’Rourke, and Gisela Rua
Economic Policy, vol. 62, April 2010, p. 219–265
Media: Paul Krugman (NYTimes: 2010, 2011, 2012), Martin Wolf (FT blog)

Working Papers

“More Giving or More Givers? The Effects of Tax Incentives on Charitable Donations in the UK”
with Ben Lockwood and Kim Scharf 
[Slides]    (R&R Journal of Public Economics

“Venting Out: Exports During a Domestic Slump”
with Pol Antràs, David Lopez-Rodriguez and Eduardo Morales
[Slides]    [Non-technical summary]  [Online appendix]  (submitted)
Media: El País, Wall Street Journal (blog)

“VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence”
with Li Liu, Ben Lockwood and Eddy Tam 
[Slides]  [Non-technical summary(submitted)

“Points to Save Lives: Traffic Enforcement Policies and Road Fatalities”
with Gonzalo Gaete

Work in Progress

“Big Bills on Uganda’s Sidewalks? Value-added and Trade Taxes under Limited Taxpayer and State Capacity”
with Jonas Hjort, Justine Knebelmann and Lin Tian

“Bunching vs. Diff-in-Diff”
with Michael Best