Research

Working Papers

  • (Successful) Democracies Breed Their Own Support, Revise and Resubmit, Review of Economic Studies

(with Daron Acemoglu, Nicolas Ajzenman, Martin Fiszbein, and Carlos Molina)

View NBER Working Paper

Featured in El Tiempo, the New York Times, the Week, VoxEU

  • Globalization, Government Popularity, and the Great Skill Divide, Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Politics

(with Sergei Guriev and Daniel Treisman)

View NBER Working Paper 

Featured in VoxEUWall Street Journal

  • Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity? | Pre-analysis Plan

(with Antonio Cabrales, Mathias Dolls, Ruben Durante, and Lisa Windsteiger)

View CEPR Working Paper

Featured in VoxEU

  • First Time Around: Local Conditions and Multi-dimensional Integration of Refugees, Under review

(with Panu Poutvaara and Felicitas Schikora)

View IZA Working Paper

Featured in VoxEU

  • Mobile Internet Access and the Desire to Emigrate, Under review

(with Panu Poutvaara and Joop Adema)

View CESifo Working Paper

Featured in Financial Times, Phys, VoxEU

  • Attitudes and Policies toward Refugees: Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

(with Thomas Ginn)

View World Bank Working Paper

Publications

2023
  • Remote Work, Forthcoming, AEA Papers and Proceedings

(with Jose Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven Davis, Mathias Dolls and Pablo Zarate)

2022
  • Working from Home Around the World, Forthcoming, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 

(with Jose Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven Davis, Mathias Dolls and Pablo Zarate)

View Slides, View NBER Working Paper, View IZA Working Paper

Featured in ABC News Australia, Becker Friedman Institute, Bloomberg, Deutsche Welle, EuroNews, Helsinki Times, Les Affaires, Los Angeles Times, MedyaScope TV, NPR, Observer, Spiegel, the National, the Sydney Morning Herald,7NEWS Australia, VoxEU

  • The Political Scar of Epidemics, Conditionally Accepted, the Economic Journal

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

View NBER Working Paper Watch LSE Public Event

Featured in Anadolu Agency, BBC Turkey, Bloomberg, Daily Mail, Euro News, Financial Times, The Telegraph, VoxEU, Washington Post

(with Nicolas Ajzenman and Sergei Guriev)

View IZA Working Paper

Featured in VoxEU

  • Reducing Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: Experimental Evidence from Basic Information Treatments, Forthcoming, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

(with Christopher Carpenter, Ralph De Haas, Mathias Dolls, and Lisa Windsteiger)

View SSRN Working Paper, View CEPR Working Paper

Featured in VoxEUVoxTalks Podcast, G7, the Conversation

View Pre-analysis Plan

View SSRN Working Paper, View CEPR Working Paper

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

View CEPR Working Paper

Featured in VoxEU

2021

(with Panu Poutvaara)

View IZA Working Paper 

Featured in Bloomberg, Business Insider, Deutsche Welle, Die Zeit, Reuters, VoxEU

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

View NBER Working Paper   

Featured in Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, New Zealand Herald, Times Higher Education, VoxEU, LSE Business Review, Phys.org, ProMarket

(with Semih Tumen)

View SSRN Working Paper

(with Berkay Ozcan and Julia Philipp)

View IZA Working Paper

Featured in The Independent, New Scientist, VoxEU, World Economic Forum

2020
  • Do Laws Shape Attitudes? Evidence from Same-sex Relationship Recognition Policies in Europe, European Economic Review (2020)

(with Christopher S. Carpenter, Ralph De Haas, and Kevin Tran)

View CEPR Working Paper

Featured in Psychology Today, VoxEU

2019

(with Christopher S. Carpenter, Jeff Frank and Matt Huffman)

View IZA Working Paper

Featured in Bloomberg, New Zealand Herald, QuartzVoxEU, Washington Post, World Economic Forum

2018
  • Sexual Orientation and Earnings: New Evidence from the United Kingdom, ILR Review (2018)

(with Christopher S. Carpenter and Jeff Frank)  

View EBRD Working Paper Version

Featured in Harvard Business ReviewIZA World of Labor, LSE Business ReviewQuartzVoxEU, World Economic Forum

Refereeing

AEJ: Applied, Economic Journal, British Journal of Industrial Relations, European Economic Review, European Journal of Population, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Journal of Politics, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, Management Science, Migration Studies, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, PLOS One, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Public Opinion Quarterly, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, World Development

Work in Progress

  • Institutions Shape Culture: The Civic Imprint of Democracy

(with Daron Acemoglu, Nicolas Ajzenman, Martin Fiszbein, and Carlos Molina)

  • The Fertility Effects of Remote Working

(with Jose Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven Davis, Mathias Dolls and Pablo Zarate)

  • Attitudes towards Private and Public Debt: Does Language Matter?

(with Mathias Dolls, Justyna Klejdysz, Andreas Peichl, and Lisa Windsteiger)

  • Human Capital Legacy of Violent Conflict

(with Gaurav Khanna, Victoria Robinson, and Semih Tumen)

  • Trusting Immigrants

Policy Reports

  • “Digital Infrastructure and Firms’ Performance”, EBRD Transition Report 2021, Chapter 2

(with Jonas Hjort, Beata Javorcik, Banu Demir Pakel, Han Wang and Nathaniel Young)

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  • “Teleworking, AI and the Labour Force”, EBRD Transition Report 2021, Chapter 3

(with Joop Adema, Cevat Giray Aksoy and Michelle Brock)

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  • Fintech and Banks in Transition, EBRD Transition Report 2021, Chapter 4

(with Çağatay Bircan, Ralph De Haas, Victoria Marino and Kirstin Wacker)

View Full Report

  • “International Migration”, EBRD Transition Report 2018, Chapter 3

(with J. Michelle Brock, Francesca Dalla Pozza and Panu Poutvaara)

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  • “Skills, Employment and Automation”, EBRD Transition Report 2018, Chapter 2

(with Yvonne Giesing, Nadzeya Laurentsyeva and Elisa Wirsching)

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  • “Life Satisfaction in the Transition Region”, EBRD Transition Report 2016, Chapter 1

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  • “Governance in the Transition Region”, EBRD Transition Report 2016, Chapter 2

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  • “Gender in the Transition Region”, EBRD Transition Report 2016, Chapter 3

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