My current research interests are in:
- Political Economy
- Development Economics
- Public Finance
Publications & Working Papers
What Happens When a Woman Wins an Election? Evidence from Close Races in Brazil (2016). Journal of Development Economics 122, pp. 28-45 (with U. Troiano).
The Political Resource Curse (2013). American Economic Review, 103(5): 1759-96 (with T. Nannicini, R. Peroti and G. Tabellini)
Tying Your Enemy’s Hands in Close Races: The Politics of Federal Transfers in Brazil (2012). American Political Science Review Vol.106:04, pp. 742-761. (with T. Nannicini)
The Political Economy of Enforcing Program Conditions: Evidence from Brazil (with K. Kaufmann and E. La Ferrara) (new version!)
Learning about the Enforcement of Conditional Welfare Programs and Behavioral Responses: Evidence from Bolsa Familia in Brazil (with K. Kaufmann and E. La Ferrara) (new version!)
Essays in Political Economy: Evidence from Brazil (2012). Rivista italiana degli economisti, April pp. 133-142.