Working Papers

Life out of the Shadows: 

The Impacts of Regularization Program on the Lives of Forced Migrants

Revise and Resubmit. Journal of European Economic Association.

co-authors: Ana María Ibáñez, Andrés Moya, María Ortega, María Urbina

Pre-analysis plan 

Policy note  [Spanish]  

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP

Dissemination video [English] [Spanish]

Featured at: VoxDev, Foco Economico, World Bank Development Blog, WB Featured Story, World Economic Forum 


In Someone Else’s Shoes: 

Promoting Prosocial Behavior through Perspective Taking

Revise and Resubmit. Journal of Development Economics.

co-author: Marisol Rodríguez-Chatruc

Pre-analysis plan [here]

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP


Rebel Governance and Development: 

The Persistent Effects of Distrust in El Salvador 

Submitted.

co-authors: Antonella Bandiera, Lelys Dinarte, Juan Miguel Jimenez,  María Micaela Sviatschi

Working Paper Versions: NBER WB PRWP


Electoral Consequences of Easing  the Integration of Forced Migrants: Evidence from a Southern Country

Submitted.

co-authors: Alejandra Quintana, María José Urbina

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP, IZA WP


Empowering Migrant Women: 

Regularization Programs and Crime Reports 

Submitted.

co-authors: Ana María Ibáñez, Dany Bahar

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP 


The Fine Line between Nudging and Nagging: 

Increasing Take-up Rates Through Social Media in Colombia

Revising.

co-authors: Andrés Moya and María José Urbina

Working Paper Versions: PRWP IZA  


More benefits, less kids: 

How Regularization Affects Immigrant Fertility

Revising.

co-authors: Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Ana María Ibáñez, and Salvador Traettino

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP, IZA WP


Impacts of Extremist Ideologies on Refugees’ Integration: 

Evidence from Afghan Refugees in Tajikistan

Submitted.

co-authors: Laurent Bossavie and María José Urbina

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP


Little Nomads: Economic and Social Impacts of Migration on Children

Submitted.

co-authors: Magdalena Cortina, and Juan Miguel Jimenez

Working Paper Versions: WB PRWP



Work In Progress


Right to education: 

Forced migration and child education outcomes

co-author: Juan Fernando Vargas


Echoes of Exodus: 

The Rohingya Impact on Bangladesh’s Development

co-authors: Alvin Etang Ndip, María José Urbina, and Christina Wieser 


Unraveling the Domino Effect: 

The Impacts of Mass Migration at Origin

co-authors: Nicolás Cabra and María Micaela Sviastchi


Thriving Beyond Borders: 

Exploring the Life Outcomes of Forcibly Displaced Children

co-authors: Andrés Moya and Tatiana Hiller


Refugee and Host Integration through The Safety Net:

Impact Evaluation in Ethiopia

co-authors: Girum Abebe, Dennis Egger, Alfredo Manfredini, and Christina Wieser

Pre-analysis plan


Housing Subsidies and Well-being: 

Forecasts and Experimental Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Jordan

co-authors: Edward Miguel, Bailey Palmer, Emma Smith, Sarah Stillman, Abdulrazzak Tamim

Pre-analysis plan [here]

SRLS PAP


Impacts of Camps on the Lives of Refugees in Jordan

co-authors: Edward Miguel, Bailey Palmer, Emma Smith, Sarah Stillman, and María José Urbina