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Publications:

  1. Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes, with Jenny Jans and Arizo Karimi, Forthcoming , Journal of Labor Economic
  2. 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.
  3. Partial Insurance and Investments in Children, with Pedro Carneiro, The Economic Journal, 126 (October 2016), F66–F95.
  4. Preventing Behavior Problems in Childhood and Adolescence: Evidence from Head Start, with Pedro Carneiro, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2014, 6(4): 135–173.

 

Working Papers:

  1. Who Benefits From Free Health Insurance: Evidence from Mexico, with Gabriella Conti, 2017, Revise and Re-submit, Journal of Human Resources
  2. The Value of Health Insurance: A Household Job Search Approach, with Gabriella Conti and Renata Narita, 2018
  3. Trade Competition, Technology and Labor Re-allocation, with Selva Baziki and Teodora Borota, 2018
  4. Parental Investments in Children and Local Business Cycles, 2015 
  5. Spillovers in Social Program Participation: Evidence from Chile, with Pedro Carneiro, Barbara Flores, Emanuela Galasso and Aureo de Paula.

 

Work in Progress:

  1. Improving Quality of Service Delivery, with Pedro Carneiro and Emanuela Galasso.
  2. The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from the Sure Start, with Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti and Christine Farquharson.
  3. Mandated Family Leave: Direct and Indirect Effects on Gender Gaps in Employment and Promotions, with Arizo Karimi and Pengpeng Xiao.

Presentations (Including Planned)

2020 University of Amsterdam, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, DIW - Berlin, 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
  • 2020. Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes. Journal of Labor Economics.
  • 2019. Tackling social exclusion: evidence from Chile. Economic Journal. 172-208.
  • 2018. The value of health insurance: a household job search approach. IFS Working Paper.
  • 2018. The value of health insurance: a household job search approach. IZA Discussion Papers.
  • 2018. Parental leave benefits, household labor supply, and children's long-run outcomes. IFS Working Paper.
  • 2017. Who benefits from free health insurance: evidence from Mexico. IFS Working Paper.
  • 2017. Parental Investments in Early Life and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Swedish Parental Leave Rules. IZA Discussion Papers.
  • 2016. Partial Insurance and Investments in Children. Economic Journal.
  • 2014. Long-Term Impacts of Compensatory Preschool on Health and Behavior: Evidence from Head Start. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Report
  • 2020. School Selectivity, Peers, and Mental Health. 21/2020. 21/2020. .
Lecture
  • 2018. School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • 2017. Parental Investments in Early Life and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Swedish Parental Leave Rules.
  • 2017. Health Insurance and Child Health: Evidence from Mexico.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2018. Child Well-Being and Policies.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2020. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2020. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2020. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2019. School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • 2019. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2019. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2019. School Environment, Field of Study and Health.
  • 2018. School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults.
  • 2018. Parental leave benefits, household labor supply, and children's long-run outcomes.
  • 2018. Mandated Family Leave: Direct and Indirect Effects on Gender Gaps in Employment and Promotions.
  • 2018. Mandated Family Leave: Direct and Indirect Effects on Gender Gaps in Employment and Promotions.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  1. Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes, with Jenny Jans and Arizo Karimi, 2018, Forthcoming , Journal of Labor Economics
  2. Tackling social exclusion: evidence from Chile, with Pedro Carneiro and Emanuela Galasso, 2018, Forthcoming, The Economic Journal
  3. Partial Insurance and Investments in Children, with Pedro Carneiro, The Economic Journal, 126 (October 2016), F66–F95.
  4. Preventing Behavior Problems in Childhood and Adolescence: Evidence from Head Start, with Pedro Carneiro, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2014, 6(4): 135–173.

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