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Publications:

  1. Employer Responses to Family Leave Programs (with Arizo Karimi and Pengpeng Xiao), Forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (IFAU WP 2020-18)

  2. Who Benefits From Free Health Insurance: Evidence from Mexico (with Gabriella Conti), Forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources Online Appendix

  3. Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes (with Jenny Jans and Arizo Karimi), Journal of Labor Economics, 2020, vol. 38, no. 1 , Pages 261-320.

  4. Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile (with Pedro Carneiro and Emanuela Galasso), The Economic Journal, Volume 129, Issue 617, 1 January 2019, Pages 172–208.

  5. Partial Insurance and Investments in Children (with Pedro Carneiro), The Economic Journal, 126 (October 2016), F66–F95. Appendix

  6. Long Term Impacts of Compensatory Preschool on Health and Behavior: Evidence from Head Start (with Pedro Carneiro), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2014, 6(4): 135–173. 

 

Working Papers:

  1. The Value of Health Insurance: A Household Job Search Approach (with Gabriella Conti and Renata Narita), submitted

    • This paper is part of a project financially supported by the Swedish Research Council, Grant No.348-2013-6378, and by the British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship, Grant No.AF150049.

    • IFS WP 18/20. IZA DP 11706. HCEO WP 2018-050. Most downloaded HCEO WP in August and September 2018.

    • Featured at the HCEO Research Spotlight. Link here.

  2. School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health (with Aline Bütikofer, Fanny Landaud and Katrine Løken), Revise and Resubmit at The Economic Journal

  3. School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults (with Signe A. Abrahamsen and Julie Riise), 2nd Best Paper Prize at 2021 Essen Health Conference, submitted

  4. The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from the Sure Start (with Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson and Maud Pecher), submitted (IFS Working Paper)

    • Project funded by the Nuffield Foundation (EYP 42289)

  5. Trade Competition, Technology and Labor Reallocation (with Selva Baziki and Teodora Borota Milicevic)

  6. Parental Investments in Children and Local Business Cyclesunder review for re-submission

 

Selected Work in Progress:

  1. Heterogeneous Quality in Delivery of Welfare: Evidence from Social Workers in the Chile Solidario Program (with Pedro Carneiro, Emanuela Galasso and Lucy Kraftman).
  2. Spillovers in Social Program Participation: Evidence from Chile (with Pedro Carneiro, Barbara Flores, Emanuela Galasso, Lucy Kraftman and Aureo de Paula).

Presentations (Including Planned)

2022 University of Liverpool, University of Zurich

2021 AEA Meetings, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, DIW Berlin, Essen Conference in Health Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics – Summer Forum (2x), ESPE, University of Strathclyde

2020 University of Amsterdam, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Workshop on Applied Microeconomics and Gender (Alicante), Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Insper, RAND

2019 KU Leuven, Bristol Workshop on Economic Policy Interventions and Behavior, NBER Summer Institute, Workshop on "The importance of early-life circumstances" (Copenhagen), Statistics Norway, Univeristy of Göteborg

2018 North American Winter Meeting of Econometric Society (Philadelphia), Nordic Summer Institute (Helsinki), Workshop on Optimal policies in the market for childcare (Luxembourg), Workshop of Labour and Family Economics (York), University of Göteborg, Workshop: Skills, Preferences and Educational Inequality (Bonn).

2017 Royal Holloway, Nova SBE - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oxford, NHH, NBER Summer Institute, AEA (Chicago), EEA Meetings (Lisbon).

2016 Institute for Fiscal Studies, Stockholm School of Economics, University of California – San Diego, University of Oslo, University of Bergen, Banco de Portugal, World Bank-Banco de España Inequality Workshop (Madrid), EEA (Geneva), Workshop on Family Economics (Oslo), NEUDC 2016 (Boston).

2015 Uppsala University, CORE - Université Catholique de Louvain, SITE - Stockholm School of Economics, SOLE Annual Meetings (Montreal), University of Essex

2014 IFN - Institutet för Näringslivsforskning, University of Bergen, University of Southern Denmark, AEA (Philadelphia), SOLE Annual Meetings (Washington, DC), Nordic Summer Institute (Helsinki).

2013 Lund University, Northwestern University, Ninth CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions.

2012 University of Chicago, Nordic Workshop in Family Economics, Nordic Summer Institute (Bergen), Workshop on Children’s Human Capital Development (Aarhus)

2011 SOFI, University of Stockholm, RES Conference (London), SOLE Annual Meetings (Vancouver), Nordic Workshop (Family Economics), Nordic Summer Institute (Faroe Islands), Institute of Education (London), EEA Meetings (Oslo)

2010 RAND, University of Mannheim, Uppsala University, EIEF, Alicante, Inter-American Development Bank, North American Winter Meeting of Econometric Society (Atlanta), SOLE Annual Meetings (London), Workshop of Economics of Education (ISEG, Lisbon), Meetings of Portuguese Economic Journal, Meetings of Society of Economic Dynamics (Montreal), European Summer Symposium in Labour Economics, LACEA (Bogota), European Commission.

2009 UCL, CEMMAP, EEA Meetings (Barcelona), SOLE Annual Meetings (Boston), RES Conference (Surrey), North American Winter Meeting of Econometric Society (San Francisco), Universidade Católica Portuguesa

2008 Universidade Católica Portuguesa, RES Conference (Warwick), SOLE Annual Meetings (New York), IZA Summer School, ESPE Annual Meetings (London), Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal (Evora)

2007 IFS, EEA Meetings (Budapest)

2006 UCL

 

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Who Benefits From Free Health Insurance: Evidence from Mexico . The Journal of human resources.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Employer Responses to Family Leave Programs . American economic journal. Applied economics.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes. Journal of Labor Economics.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Tackling social exclusion: evidence from Chile. Economic Journal. 172-208.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The value of health insurance: a household job search approach. IZA Discussion Papers.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The value of health insurance: a household job search approach. IFS Working Paper.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Parental leave benefits, household labor supply, and children's long-run outcomes. IFS Working Paper.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Who benefits from free health insurance: evidence from Mexico. IFS Working Paper.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Parental Investments in Early Life and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Swedish Parental Leave Rules. IZA Discussion Papers.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Partial Insurance and Investments in Children. Economic Journal.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Long-Term Impacts of Compensatory Preschool on Health and Behavior: Evidence from Head Start. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health. 21/2020. 21/2020. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) (2018). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Parental Investments in Early Life and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Swedish Parental Leave Rules.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Health Insurance and Child Health: Evidence from Mexico.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2018). Child Well-Being and Policies.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2022). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2021). The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from the Sure Start .
  • Show author(s) (2021). School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health.
  • Show author(s) (2021). School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health.
  • Show author(s) (2021). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults .
  • Show author(s) (2021). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Heterogeneous Quality in Delivery of Welfare: Evidence from Social Workers in the Chile Solidario Program.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Heterogeneous Quality in Delivery of Welfare: Evidence from Social Workers in the Chile Solidario Program.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2019). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2019). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2019). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2019). School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2018). School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Parental leave benefits, household labor supply, and children's long-run outcomes.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Mandated Family Leave: Direct and Indirect Effects on Gender Gaps in Employment and Promotions.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Mandated Family Leave: Direct and Indirect Effects on Gender Gaps in Employment and Promotions.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) (2020). A violent downside of health care for all? On the effect of universal health insurance on home violence in Mexico and possible perverse impacts of well-intended policy .
Interview
  • Show author(s) (2021). O envolvimento dos pais é importante para o sucesso dos seus filhos?
  • Show author(s) (2021). O IMPACTO DO ENCERRAMENTO DAS ESCOLAS NAS GERAÇÕES FUTURAS.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Educação pré-escolar para todos: impactos e efeitos de longo prazo.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  1. Who Benefits From Free Health Insurance: Evidence from Mexico (with Gabriella Conti), Forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources Online Appendix

  2. Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes (with Jenny Jans and Arizo Karimi), Journal of Labor Economics, 2020, vol. 38, no. 1 , Pages 261-320.

  3. Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile (with Pedro Carneiro and Emanuela Galasso), The Economic Journal, Volume 129, Issue 617, 1 January 2019, Pages 172–208.

  4. Partial Insurance and Investments in Children (with Pedro Carneiro), The Economic Journal, 126 (October 2016), F66–F95. Appendix

  5. Long Term Impacts of Compensatory Preschool on Health and Behavior: Evidence from Head Start (with Pedro Carneiro), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2014, 6(4): 135–173. 

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