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Workplace:Economics Research, World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. The Impact of Mobile Money on Poor Rural Households: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Can Technical Assistance Sow the Seeds for Rural Finance?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Courts and Business Registration: Evidence from Serbia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Sowing the seeds for rural finance: the impact of support services for credit unions in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Are psychometric tools a viable screening method for small and medium-size enterprise lending ? evidence from Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Can grants to consortia spur innovation and science-industry collaboration? Regression-discontinuity evidence from Poland
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Can Wage Subsidies Boost Employment in the Wake of an Economic Crisis? Evidence from Mexico
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. Psychometrics as a Tool to Improve Screening and Access to Credit
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads

2014

  1. Do Special Tax Regimes for Micro and Small Enterprises Encourage Formal Firm Creation?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2013

  1. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2016)
  3. Bank competition, concentration, and credit reporting
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Entry regulation and formalization of microenterprises in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2014)
  5. Financial Capability in Colombia
    (Capacidades financieras en Colombia: resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros)
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Financial Capability in Mexico: Results from a National Survey on Financial Behaviors, Attitudes, and Knowledge
    (Capacidades financieras en México: resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros)
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  7. The Impact of Expanding Simplified Start-up Procedures to More Remote Areas: The Minas Facil Expresso Program
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. The impact of consulting services on small and medium enterprises: evidence from a randomized trial in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (18)
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (21)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2012) Downloads View citations (16)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2012) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2018)
  9. The impact of high school financial education: experimental evidence from Brazil
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  10. Using administrative data to evaluate municipal reforms: an evaluation of the impact of Minas Facil Expresso
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Effectiveness (2013)
  11. Why is voluntary financial education so unpopular ? Experimental evidence from Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. A tale of two species: revisiting the effect of registration reform on informal business owners in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)

2011

  1. Reforming Business Taxes: What is the Effect on Private Sector Development?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Stimulating managerial capital in emerging markets: the impact of business and financial literacy for young entrepreneurs
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
  3. The Impact of Business and Financial Literacy Training for Young Entrepreneurs in Bosnia-Herzogovina
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Legislative Malapportionment and institutional persistence
    Documentos de Trabajo, Instituto de Economia. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers ClioLab, EH Clio Lab. Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Does Business Registration Reform Increase Entrepreneurial Activity?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Female-owned firms in Latin America: characteristics, performance, and obstacles to growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Good, Bad and Ugly Colonial Activities: Do They Matter for Economic Development?
    Working Papers ClioLab, EH Clio Lab. Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2012)
  4. The Economic Impact of Expanding Access to Finance in Mexico
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  5. The economic impact of banking the unbanked: evidence from Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)

2008

  1. Good, Bad, and Ugly Colonial Activities: Studying Development Across the Americas
    Documentos de Trabajo, Instituto de Economia. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (14)
  2. In pursuit of balance: randomization in practice in development field experiments
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009)
  3. License to sell: the effect of business registration reform on entrepreneurial activity in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2011)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico
    Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, (2), 635 - 687 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2017

  1. Psychometrics as a Tool to Improve Credit Information
    World Bank Economic Review, 2017, 30, (Supplement_1), S67-S76 Downloads

2016

  1. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms
    World Bank Economic Review, 2016, 30, (1), 24-54 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Small business tax policy and informality: evidence from Georgia
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2016, 23, (5), 834-853 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Impact of High School Financial Education: Evidence from a Large-Scale Evaluation in Brazil
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2016, 8, (4), 256-95 Downloads View citations (11)

2014

  1. Entry Regulation and the Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (2), 186-201 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The Real Impact of Improved Access to Finance: Evidence from Mexico
    Journal of Finance, 2014, 69, (3), 1347-1376 Downloads View citations (41)
  3. The minimal impact of a large-scale financial education program in Mexico City
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 184-189 Downloads View citations (13)

2013

  1. A tale of two species: Revisiting the effect of registration reform on informal business owners in Mexico
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 103, (C), 275-283 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Stimulating managerial capital in emerging markets: the impact of business training for young entrepreneurs
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2013, 5, (2), 232-266 Downloads View citations (22)
  3. Using administrative data to evaluate municipal reforms: an evaluation of the impact of Minas Fácil Expresso
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2013, 5, (3), 319-338 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Good, Bad, and Ugly Colonial Activities: Do They Matter for Economic Development?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (2), 433-461 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. Gender differences in the impact of banking services: evidence from Mexico
    Small Business Economics, 2011, 37, (4), 493-512 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. License to Sell: The Effect of Business Registration Reform on Entrepreneurial Activity in Mexico
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93, (1), 382-386 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. What Capital Is Missing in Developing Countries?
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 629-33 Downloads View citations (54)

2009

  1. In Pursuit of Balance: Randomization in Practice in Development Field Experiments
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (4), 200-232 Downloads View citations (170)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
 
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