Published Papers



This article was awarded the Best Paper Award at EARIE (2012) and JEI (2012).

This paper was awarded the 10th Prize in Agrarian History at SEHA (2016).

Read my short essays in Global Water Forum and NEG.

Working Papers

This paper was awarded the Best Paper in Regulatory Economics at IIOC (2016).

Read our short essays in VOX EU, Global Water Forum and EuropeNow.

Work in Progress
“Efficient Mechanisms with Liquidity Constrained Agents,” with Laura Doval
“War Games,” with Jorge Catepillan
“Playing Checkers in Chinatown,“ with Santiago Truffa
“Praying in the Desert,” with Salvador Gil-Guirado
“Sympathy for the Devil,” with Salvador Gil-Guirado
“The Old Men in the Census: Inequality and Mobility in 18th Century Murcia,” with Salvador Gil-Guirado and Chris Vickers
“Experimental Persuasion,” with Ian Ball

Reviews and Other Research
Book Review for “Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II, by Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth,” Business History Review, 2015, Vol. 89, No. 3, pp 588-590.
Book Review for “The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict and Ecology, by Derek Wall,” Journal of Economic History, 2015, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp 270-272.
“The Institutional Revelation: A Comment on Douglas W. Allen’s The Institutional Revolution”(with Joel Mokyr), The Review of Austrian Economics, 2013, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp 375-381.
“The ‘Bird in the Hand’ is not a fallacy: A Model of Dividends based on Hidden Savings,” Master’s Thesis CEMFI No.0808

Assistant Professor of Economics

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