Challenges of Monitoring Tax Compliance by Multinational Firms: Evidence from Chile (PDF, 478 KB)
AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, with Sebastian Bustos, José Vila-Belda and Gabriel Zucman.
Taking State-Capacity Research to The Field: Insights from Collaborations with Tax Authorities (PDF, 1752 KB), Annual Review of Economics, 2019, with José Vila-Belda
Saving More in Groups: Field Experimental Evidence from Chile (PDF, 1323 KB)
Journal of Development Economics, 2018, with Felipe Kast and Stephan Meier.
Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement. (PDF, 788 KB)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, with Paul Carrillo and Monica Singhal. Summarized in VoxDev
No Taxation Without Information: Deterrence and Self-Enforcement in the Value Added Tax. (PDF, 638 KB)
American Economic Review, 2015. Summarized in J-PAL Policy Briefcase
Impact Evaluation Methods in Public Economics: A Brief Introduction to Randomized Evaluations and Comparison with Other Methods. (PDF, 388 KB)
Public Finance Review, 2017. Similar content in Spanish available here (PDF, 637 KB)
Randomized Tax Enforcement Messages: A Policy Tool for Improving Audit Strategies. (PDF, 270 KB)
Tax Administration Review, 2014, with Cristobal Marshall and Pamela Castellon. Spanish version available here (PDF, 828 KB).
Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile (PDF, 575 KB), with Maria Paula Gerardino and Stephan Litschig. Online Data Appendix (PDF, 170 KB).
The Bigger the Better? Using Lotteries to Identify the Allocative Efficiency Effects of Firm Size, with Paul Carrillo, Dave Donaldson and Monica Singhal
Subgroup Analysis in Regression Discontinuity Designs (PDF, 367 KB), with Alvaro Carril, Andre Cazor, Maria Paula Gerardino and Stephan Litschig.
The Impact of Monitoring Multinational Firms on Profit Shifting: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Chile, with Sebastian Bustos, Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, José Vila-Belda and Gabriel Zucman
Other Publications and Materials
Working in Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Blind Spots (PDF, 1359 KB), (December 2018), with Samik Adhikari and Juan Ignacio Elorrieta
Daten gegen Armut (PDF, 90 KB), Die Zeit (December, 2017), with Johannes Haushofer, Max Roser and Frank Schilbach
The Promise of Microfinance and Women's Empowerment: What Does the Evidence Say? (PDF, 948 KB) EY Thought Leadership Series (February, 2014). Abstract
Shedding Light on the Gender Gap through Randomized Field Studies.
Insights: Closing the Global Gender Gap (2009), with Connie Chen and Felipe Kast