Research 2019

Title Topic All terms Produced by
The Fight against Corruption : Taming Tigers and Swatting Flies Financial Economics Corruption, Financial institutions, Financial system The World Bank
Labor Contracts, Gift-Exchange and Reference Wages: Your Gift Need Not Be Mine! Labor Labor market, Wages
Energy poverty measures and the identification of the energy poor: A comparison between the utilitarian and multidimensional approaches in Chile Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Chile, Energy, Poverty
Why do the poor vote for low tax rates? A (real-effort task) experiment on income redistribution Politics and Economy, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Politics, Poverty, Voting behavior
You’re the One That I Want! Public Employment and Women’s Labor Market Outcomes Gender Economics, Labor Gender, Gender wage gap Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
New Evidence of Generational Progress for Mexican Americans Demographic Economics - Migration Globalization, Life satisfaction, Social welfare Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
The Chilean economy since the return to democracy in 1990. On how to get an emerging economy growing, and then sink slowly into the quicksand of a “middle-income trap” Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Chile, Economic growth
Can Behavioral 'Nudges' Improve Compliance? The Case of Colombia Social Protection Contributions Financial Economics Behavioral Economics, Taxes Tulane University
Explaining Hours Worked Across and Within Countries: Income Effects vs. Taxes and Transfers Labor Income distribution, Taxes
Heterogeneity in Talent or in Tastes? Implications for Redistributive Taxation Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Income inequality, Taxation
Experimental Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood and School-Age Exposure to a Conditional Cash Transfer Program Education - Health, Financial Economics, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Conditional Cash Transfers, Education, Migration Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Poverty Alleviation Strategies Under Informality: Evidence for Latin America Labor, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Inequality, Informality, Latin America, Poverty National Bureau of Economic Research
Sectoral Transitions Between Formal Wage Jobs in Chile Labor Chile, Labor market, Wage inequality, Wages Banco Central de Chile
The Effects of Mandating Training in Firms: Theory and Evidence from the Colombian Apprenticeship Program Institutions and Development, Labor Firm performance, Firms, Job training programs, Training
What Works for Active Labor Market Policies? Labor Labor policies, Wages Harvard University
The Effect of Pretrial Detention on Labor Market Outcomes Labor Crime, Unemployment, Wage inequality, Wages Universidad de Chile
Discriminación de género en las calificaciones de las escuelas públicas uruguayas Education - Health, Gender Economics Discrimination, Education, Education dropouts, Gender Banco Central del Uruguay
On Latin American Populism, And Its Echoes Around the World Politics and Economy Political institutions, Politics National Bureau of Economic Research
Formal Employment and Organized Crime: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Colombia Conflict, Crime and Violence, Labor Colombia, Crime, Informality
Poverty Convergence in a Time of Stagnation: A Municipal-Level Perspective from Mexico (1992–2014) Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Income inequality, Mexico, Poverty The World Bank

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