Research

Journal Articles

Challenges of Monitoring Tax Compliance by Multinational Firms: Evidence from Chile (PDF, 478 KB)
AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, with Sebastián Bustos, José Vila-Belda and Gabriel Zucman.

Saving More in Groups: Field Experimental Evidence from Chile (PDF, 1 MB)
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

Randomized Tax Enforcement Messages: A Policy Tool for Improving Audit Strategies. (PDF, 1 MB)
Tax Administration Review, 2014, with Cristobal Marshall and Pamela Castellon.
⇒ Spanish version available in CIAT

Working Papers

Subgroup Analysis in Regression Discontinuity Designs (PDF, 367 KB)
with Alvaro Carril, André Cazor, Maria Paula Gerardino and Stephan Litschig.

International Trade and Earnings Inequality: A New Factor Content Approach (PDF, 1 MB)
with Rodrigo Adão, Paul Carrillo, Arnaud Costinot and Dave Donaldson.

Misallocation in Firm Production: A Nonparametric Test Using Procurement Lotteries
with Paul Carrillo, Dave Donaldson and Monica Singhal.

The Race Between Tax Enforcement and Tax Planning: Evidence From a Natural Experiment in Chile
with Sebastián Bustos, Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, José Vila-Belda and Gabriel Zucman.

Ghosting the Tax Authority: Fake Firms and Tax Fraud
with Paul Carrillo, Dave Donaldson and Monica Singhal.

Op-eds and policy-oriented writing

Empirische Revolution in der Verwaltung (PDF, 269 KB)
Die Volkswirtschaft (September 20, 2019)

Freiheit, sich selbst sein zu dürfen
in Marti and Strub (eds.) Freiheit - Grundwert in Bedrängnis. Hier und Jetzt Verlag (2019), pp.19-21

Working in Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Blind Spots (PDF, 1 MB)
(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

Investigaciones en políticas tributarias (PDF, 47 KB)
La Tercera (November 26, 2014), with Sebastián Bustos and Fernando Irarrázaval

Shedding Light on the Gender Gap through Randomized Field Studies. (PDF, 297 KB)
Insights: Closing the Global Gender Gap (2009), with Connie Chen and Felipe Kast

Chance für die armen Länder (PDF, 11 KB)
Tages-Anzeiger (August 9, 2004)