The Quiet Transformation of Poverty Alleviation Programs in Latin America. Book Manuscript under review.
-Presented at the comparative politics seminar at Stanford, the Mexican Studies seminar at the University of Chicago, and the Yale Program on Democracy meetings.
“Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes” (with Alberto Chong, Dean Karlan, and Leonard Wantchekon) NBER Working paper 17679.
“Do Conditional Cash Transfers Affect Electoral Behavior? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mexico” American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 1-14.
“The causal effect of media-driven political interest on political attitudes and behavior” (with Daniel M. Butler), Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2011 Vol.5:No. 4, pp 321-337
“Does Religion Distract the Poor? Income and Issue Voting around the World” (with Jonathan Rodden) Comparative Political Studies , 2008 41: 437-476
“Strategies for Dealing with the Problem of Non-overlapping Units of Assignment and Outcome Measurement in Field Experiments” (with Daniel Rubenson), The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, March 2010 vol. 628 no. 1 189-199
“Experimental Research on Democracy and Development” (with Leonard Wantchekon), contribution to Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science, Cambridge University Press
“Experimental Turn in the Study of Democratization” contribution to the Comparative Democratization newsletter, APSA, Volume 9, No. 3, 2011
“The Research Agenda with Respect to Risk Aversion” (in Spanish, with Alejandro Poire) Gaceta de Ciencia Politica, ITAM, no. 1, 2000
WORK IN PROGRESS
“Credit Claiming and Votes in Multi-level Governments, Evidence from an Infrastructure Program in Mexico” (with Miriam Bruhn)
- Presented at APSA and Comparative Political Economy Workshop at Duke
“Do Conditional Cash Transfer programs influence political parties’ strategies to win votes?”
- Presented at APSA
“How corruption breeds clientelism” (tentative title, with Dean Karlan)
“Institutions, Elite Capture and Welfare Inequality in Mexico” (with Fernando Martel García)
“The Impact of Random Audits on Municipal Public Service Delivery” (with Fernando Martel García)
“Elected Versus Appointed: Selection of Community Representatives and the Location of Municipal Infrastructure Investments” (with Fernando Martel García)