Research

Publications

2022

(with Nicolas Ajzenman and Sergei Guriev)

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Featured in VoxEU

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

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

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  • The Political Scar of Epidemics, Conditionally Accepted, 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

  • 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)

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Featured in VoxEUVoxTalks Podcast, G7, the Conversation

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(with Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka)

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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)

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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

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)

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Featured in Psychology Today, VoxEU

2019

(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

2018
  • 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

  • (Successful) Democracies Breed Their Own Support

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

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

  • 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

  • Mobile Internet Access and the Desire to Emigrate

(with Panu Poutvaara and Joop Adema)

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Featured in Phys, VoxEU

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

(with Thomas Ginn)

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

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

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)

  • Breaking Invisible Barriers: Does Fast Internet Increase Competition in Input Markets?

(with Banu Demir Pakel and Beata Javorcik)

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

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

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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