Research

Publications

(with Panu Poutvaara)

View IZA Working Paper 

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

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

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

(with Semih Tumen)

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(with Berkay Ozcan and Julia Philipp)

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

  • 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)

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Featured in Psychology Today, VoxEU

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

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

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

(with Christopher S. Carpenter and Jeff Frank)  

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

Working Papers

  • The Political Scar of Epidemics, Revision invited by the Economic Journal

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

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

  • (Successful) Democracies Breed Their Own Support, Under review

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

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Featured in El Tiempo, the New York Times, VoxEU

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

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

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Featured in VoxEU

  • Globalization, Government Popularity, and the Great Skill Divide, Under review

(with Sergei Guriev and Daniel Treisman)

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Featured in VoxEUWall Street Journal

  • Exposure to Transit Migration, Public Attitudes and Entrepreneurship, Under review

(with Nicolas Ajzenman and Sergei Guriev)

View IZA Working Paper

Featured in VoxEU

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

(with Panu Poutvaara and Felicitas Schikora)

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Featured in VoxEU

  • Epidemic Exposure, Fintech Adoption, and the Digital Divide, Under review

(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

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Featured in VoxEU

  • Short-term Effects of House Prices on Birth Rates, Under review

View EBRD Working Paper

Featured in Financial Times, Mirror, The Daily Mail, The Independent Online,  The Telegraph, The Times

Refereeing

AEJ: Applied, Economic Journal, 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 Public Economics, Management Science, Oxford Economic Papers, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Public Opinion Quarterly, 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)

  • Reducing Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: Experimental Evidence from Basic Information Treatments – Pre-analysis Plan

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

  • Working from Home

(with Jose Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, and Steven Davis)

  • Mobile Internet Access and Desire to Migrate

(with Panu Poutvaara and Joop Adema)

  • Host Country Integration Policies and Attitudes Towards Refugees: A Global Evaluation

(with Thomas Ginn)

  • Fast Broadband Internet Adoption and Firms’ Trade Performance 

(with Banu Demir Pakel and Beata Javorcik)

Other Research Activities

Pre-PhD Publications

*This manuscript has been awarded as the winner of the “Best PhD Paper Prize” by the University of London, Royal Holloway

Policy Publications

  • “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 “A Decade of Measuring Transition” Report, Chapter 1, pp. 10-22.

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  • “Governance in the Transition Region”, EBRD “A Decade of Measuring Transition” Report, Chapter 2, pp. 26-37.

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  • “Gender in the Transition Region”, EBRD “A Decade of Measuring Transition” Report, Chapter 3, pp. 40-49.

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