Full Professor
Institute of Economics and Econometrics

Ph.D., University College London

Uni Mail - 5258
+41 22 379 82 30

Research & publications

Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: How do Cash Transfers Affect Non-Eligibles' Consumption?, with M. Angelucci, the American Economic Review, March 2009, Vol. 99, No. 1.

Family Networks and School Enrollment: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment, with M. Angelucci, M. Rangel, and I. Rasul, Journal of Public Economics, April 2010, Vol. 94, Issue 3-4.  

Identification of Social Interactions through Partially Overlapping Peer Groups, with M. Pellizzari and Silvia Redaelli, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2.   

Class-size and Class Heterogeneity, with M. Pellizzari and W.G. Woolston,  Journal of the European Economic Association, August 2012, Vol. 10, No.4.  

Understanding Social Interactions: Evidence from the Classroom, with M. Pellizzari, the Economic Journal, September 2014, Vol. 124, Issue 579, pp. 917-953.
The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Chile,  with P. Bharadwaj, D. Hansen and C. Neilson, Economic Development and Cultural Change, October 2016, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 141-166.

Business Cycle Fluctuations and the Distribution of Consumption, with L. Gambetti, the Review of Economic Dynamics, January 2017, Vol. 23, pp. 19–41.

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers, with J. Cunha and S. Jayachandran, conditionally accepted at the Review of Economic Studies

Consumption and Investment in Resource Pooling Family Networks, with M. Angelucci and I. Rasul, forthcoming at the Economic Journal

Small Firms’ Formalisation: The Stick Treatment, with M. Ploentzke and A. Rahman, forthcoming at the Journal of Development Studies


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