publications

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Migration across European Countries

(with Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll) accepted for publication Demography.

Human capital and the size distribution of firms

(with Pedro Gomes) Review of Economic Dynamics, 26, pp. 164-179, October 2017.

With Strings Attached: Grandparent-Provided Child Care and Female Labor Market Outcomes

(with Eva M. García-Morán) Review of Economic Dynamics, 23, pp.80-98, January 2017.

Does Foreign Language Proficiency Foster Migration of Young Individuals within the European Union?

(with Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll) in, Bengt-Arne Wickstroem and Michele Gazzola, editors, The Economics of Language Policy, MIT Press, September 2016.

The Effect of Family Background on Student Effort

(with Pedro Landeras) B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Contribution, 14(4), pp.1337-1403, October 2014.

Tax Rates, Governance, and the Informal Economy in High-Income Countries

Economic Inquiry, 52(1), pp.405-430, January 2014.

working papers

Development accounting using PIAAC data

(with Ana Hidalgo-Cabrillana and Cristina Lopez-Mayan) Working Paper in Economic Theory 2/2017 (submitted).

Immigrant Networks and Remittances: Cheaper together?

(with Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll) Carlo Alberto Notebooks No. 497 (submitted).

Study Time and Scholarly Achievement in PISA

(with Pedro Landeras) FEDEA Working Paper 2012-2, María Jesús San Segundo Award for Best Paper by Young Authors.

The rise or the fall of the wall? Determinants of low entrepreneurship in East Germany

Working Paper in Economic Theory 3/2014.

work in progress

Across OECD Countries: How Students Incorporate Economic Conditions into their Choice of Major

(with Jennifer Graves)

Flexible work: Trade-off between mothers' attachment to the labor market and poverty in later life

(with Eva M. García-Morán)