Digital Financial Services Go a Long Way: Transaction Costs and Financial Inclusion (with Pierre Bachas, Paul Gertler, and Enrique Seira). AEA Papers & Proceedings, 108, 444-448, 2018.
Can a Poverty-Reducing and Progressive Tax and Transfer System Hurt the Poor? (with Nora Lustig). Journal of Development Economics 122, 63-75, 2016.
Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States (with Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble, and Timothy M. Smeeding). Review of Income and Wealth 62, S22-46, 2016.
The Effects of Brazil’s Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income (with Claudiney Pereira). Public Finance Review 42, 346-67, 2014.
- Media coverage: VoxDev
work in progress
Digital Sales and Inventory Data to Assess Creditworthiness
(with Paul Gertler, Ulrike Malmendier, and Waldo Ojeda).
Leveraging Government Transfers to Offer Low-Risk Microcredit in the Dominican Republic (with Frederico Finan, Seth Garz, and Paul Gertler). Piloting stage.