"How Bad Is Crime for Business? Evidence from Consumer Behavior" Journal of Urban Economics v. 129, 2022 with Hao Teng Fe (San Diego State University) [pdf]

"Mosquito-Borne Disease and Newborn Health" - the Effect of Dengue on Birth Outcomes Health Economics, 31(1), 73-93, 2022 [pdf]

“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]


Housing Improvement and Crime - Studying Chicago's Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP), 2022 with Umair Khalil (Monash University) [pdf] (Submitted)

The Effect of Maternal Labor Supply on Children: Evidence from Bunching, 2021 with Carolina Caetano (University of Georgia), Gregorio Caetano (University of Georgia) and Eric Nielsen (Federal Reserve Board). [pdf] (Submitted)

Mobile Broadband Internet, Poverty and Labor Outcomes in Tanzania, 2021 with Kalvin Bahia, Pau Castells, Genaro Cruz (GSMA) and Takaaki Masaki, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán (The World Bank) [pdf] (Submitted)


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

Universal Public Childcare and Labor Force Participation of Mothers in Brazil, 2018

Media coverage: Valor Econômico, 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]