Recent Publications and Working Papers


Augsburg, B., A. Bancalari, Z. Durrani, M. Vaidyanathan, and Z. White (2022) “When Nature Calls Back:  Sustaining Behavioral Change in Rural Pakistan,” Journal of Development Economics 158(2022):102933.

L. Neri, E. Pasini, and O. Silva (2022) “The Organizational Economics of School Chains” (with E. Pasini and O. Silva), IZA Discussion Paper No. 15442, July 2022.

Leighton, M., A. Martine & J. Massaga. (2022) “Fostering Early Childhood Development in Low-Resource Communities: Evidence from a Group-Based Parenting Intervention in Tanzania”, University of St Andrews School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 2204, April.

E. Fachetti, L. Neri, and M. Ovidi (2021) “Should you Meet The Parents? The Impact of Information on Non-Test Score Attributes on School Choice” (with M. Ovidi and E. Facchetti), Catholic University of Milan Working Paper 113, December 2021. 

Delaporte, I., Escobar, J. & Peña, W. (2021) “The Distributional Consequences of Social distancing on Poverty and Labour Income Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean,” Journal of Population Economics 34:1385–1443, July.

Arce, J.S.S. , S.S. Warren, N.F. Meriggi, A. Scacco, N. McMurry, M. Voors, G. Syunyaev, A.A. Malik, S. Aboutajdine, O. Adeojo, D. Anigo, A. Armand, S. Asad, M. Atyera, B. Augsburg, M. Awasthi, G.E. Ayesiga, A. Bancalari, M.B. Nyqvist, E. Borisova, C.M. Bosancianu, M.R.C. García, A. Cheema, E. Collins, F. Cuccaro, A.Z. Farooqi, T. Fatima, M. Fracchia, M.L.G. Soria, A. Guariso, A. Hasanain, S. Jaramillo, S. Kallon, A. Kamwesigye, A. Kharel, S. Kreps, M. Levine, R. Littman, M. Malik, G. Manirabaruta, J.L.H. Mfura, F. Momoh, A. Mucauque, I.Mussa, J.A. Nsabimana, I. Obara, M.J. Otálora, B.W. Ouédraogo, T.B. Pare, M.R. Platas, L. Polanco, J.A. Qureshi, M. Raheem, V. Ramakrishna, I.Rendrá, T. Shah, S.E. Shaked, J.N. Shapiro, J. Svensson, A. Tariq, A.M. Tchibozo, H.A. Tiwana, B. Trivedi, C. Vernot, P.C. Vicente, L.B. Weissinger, B. Zafar, B. Zhang, D. Karlan, M. Callen, M. Teachout, M. Humphreys, A.M. Mobarak, and S.B. Omer (2021) “COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Hesitancy in Low- and Middle-income countries,” Nature Medicine 27:1385–1394, July.

Leighton, M. (2021) “Mother Tongue Reading Materials as a Bridge to Literacy,” University of St Andrews School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 2101, June.

Armand, A., B. Augsburg, and A. Bancalari (2021) “Coordination and the Poor Maintenance Trap: an Experiment on Public Infrastructure in India,” CEPR Discussion Paper 16284, June.

Escamilla-Guerrero, D., E. Kosac, and Z. Ward (2021) “Life after Crossing the Border: Assimilation during the First Mexican Mass Migration,” Explorations in Economic History, forthcoming.

Jaeger, D.A., J. Arellano-Bover, K. Karbownik, M. Martínez-Matute, J.M. Nunley, R. Alan Seals, M. Almunia, M. Alston, S.O. Becker, P. Beneito, R. Böheim, J.E. Boscá, J.H. Brown, S. Chang, D. Cobb-Clark, S. Danagoulian, S. Donnally, M. Eckrote-Nordland, L. Farré, J. Ferri, M. Fort,J. Cooley Fruewirth, R. Gelding, A.C. Goodman, M. Guldi, S. Häckl, J. Hankin, S. Imberman, J. Lahey, J. Llull, H. Mansour, I. McFarlin, J. Meriläinen, T. Mortlund, M. Nybom, S.D. OConnell, R. Sausgruber, A.E. Schwartz, J. Stuhler, P. Thiemann, R. van Veldhuizen, M. Wanamaker, and M. Zhu (2021) “The Global COVID-19 Student Survey: First Wave Results,” Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-time Papers 79:152-217, May.

Duleep, H.O., D. A. Jaeger, and P. McHenry (2021) “On Immigration and Native Entrepreneurship,” CEPR Discussion Paper 15920, March.

Neri, L. and E. Pasini (2020) “Heterogeneous Effects of School Autonomy in England,” University of St Andrews School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 2010, December.

Escamilla-Guerrero, D. and M. Lopez-Alonso (2020) “Migrant self-selection in the presence of random shocks. Evidence from the Panic of 1907,” Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers 179, April, revised October 2020.

Escamilla-Guerrero, D. (2020) “Revisiting Mexican Migration in the Age of Mass Migration:  New Evidence from Individual Border Crossings,” Historical Methods:  A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 53(4):207-225.

Yahirun, J.J., S. Vasireddy, and M.D. Hayward (2020) “The Education of Multiple Family Members and the Life-Course Pathways to Cognitive Impairment,” Journals of Gerontology: Series B 75(7):e113-e128.

Leighton, M. and J. Speer (2020), “Labor Market Returns to College Major Specificity,” European Economic Review 128:103489.

Bancalari, A. (2020) “Can White Elephants Kill? Unintended Consequences of Infrastructure Development in Peru,” Institute for Fiscal Studies Working Paper W20/32, September.

Robertson, R., T.J. Halliday, and S. Vasireddy (2020) “Labour Market Adjustment to Third-party Competition:  Evidence from Mexico,” World Economy 43(7):1977-2006.

Neri, L. (2020) “Moving Opportunities:  The Impact of Public Housing Regenerations on Student Achievement,” Queen Mary University London School of Economics Working Paper 907, July.

I. Delaporte and W. Peña (2020) “Working From Home Under COVID-19: Who Is Affected? Evidence from Latin American and Caribbean Countries” (with Werner Peña), CEPR Covid Economics 14:175-199, May 2020.

I. Delaporte, J. Escobar, and W. Peña (2020) “The Distributional Consequences of Social Distancing on Poverty and Labour Income Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean” (with Julia Escobar  and Werner Peña), GLO Discussion Paper 682.

Jaeger, D. A., T.J. Joyce, and R. Kaestner (2020) “A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?”  Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 38(2):317-326.

Jaeger, D. A., J. Nunley, A. Seals, and E. Wilbrandt (2020) “The Demand for Interns,” NBER Working Paper 26729, February.