Are Safe Routes Effective? Assessing the Effects of Chicago’s Safe Passage Program on Local Crimes”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, v. 164, p. 357-373, 2019 [pdf]

“Weather Shocks and Health at Birth in Colombia”, World Development, v. 82 p. 69-82, 2016 with M. Andalón (University of Melbourne and IZA), J.P. Azevedo (World Bank), C. Rodriguez Castelan (World Bank) and D. Valderrema (Georgetown University) [pdf]

"The Relationship between Budget Amendments and Local Electoral Power", Journal of Development Economics v. 116 p. 186-198, 2015 with Sergio Firpo (Insper) and Vladimir Ponczek (FGV-SP) [pdf]


Mosquito-Borne Disease and Newborn Health: the Effect of Dengue on Birth Outcomes, 2019 [pdf]

"Universal Public Childcare and Labor Force Participation of Mothers in Brazil", JMP 2018 [pdf]
Media coverage: Valor Econômico [link], TV Cultura

“Decomposing the Recent Inequality Decline in Latin America” Policy Research Working Paper Series 6715, The World Bank, 2013 with J.P. Azevedo (World Bank) and G. Inchauste (World Bank) [pdf]

"Incumbency Advantage in Federal Legislature in Brazil: Discontinuity Regression Approach", 2012 (presented at the 17th Annual LACEA Meeting 2012) [pdf]


Neighborhood Recovery through Housing Intervention - Chicago Micro-Market Recovery Program, 2019  with Umair Khalil (Monash University)

The Impact of Firearm Recovery on Criminal Activity, 2018 with Umair Khalil (Monash University)