The deep roots of rebellion. 2023, joint with Battista Severgnini. Online Appendix. Journal of Development Economics. Media coverage: Corriere della Sera - Sette, BBC News | Mundo, The Irish Times

Body and mind: Experimental evidence from women living with HIV, 2021, joint with Patrick Lubega, Frances Nakakawa, Carol Newman, Archileo N. Kaaya, Cissy Kityo and Gaston A. Tumuhimbise. Journal of Development Economics. Online Appendix. See our VoxDev column.

Crop prices and migration in Viet Nam, 2020, Food Policy.

Globalization, Agricultural markets, and Mass Migration: Italy, 1881-1912, 2019, joint with Rowena Gray and Gaspare Tortorici. Explorations in Economic History. Online Appendix.

International Competition and The Decision to Migrate: Evidence from Mexico, 2018, joint with Kaveh Majlesi. Journal of Development Economics.

Migrant Remittances and Information Flows: Evidence from a Field Experiment, 2018, joint with Catia Batista. World Bank Economic Review. Online Appendix.

Migrant Networks and the Spread of Information, 2018, joint with Benjamin Elsner and Jacco Thijssen. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

WTO accession and Tariff Evasion, 2017, joint with Beata S. Javorcik. Journal of Development Economics. See article on

Labour and Migration”, in, Editor Tarp F., Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Vietnam: A Rising Dragon on the Move, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Children and the Youth”, in, Editor Tarp F., Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Vietnam: A Rising Dragon on the Move, Oxford University Press, 2017, joint with Carol Newman.

Mafiasin Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2015, joint with Guglielmo Barone.

Telecracy: Testing for Channels of Persuasion, 2015, joint with Guglielmo Barone and Francesco D'Acunto. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Online Appendix. Media coverage:, WSJ Blog,,  IlFattoQuotidiano

Organized crime and business subsidies: where does the money go?, 2015, joint with Guglielmo Barone. Journal of Urban Economics. Online AppendixThis article was previously circulated under the title "The effect of mafia on public transfers". Media coverage:, La Repubblica, Il Foglio, WSJ.

Remittance Flows to Developing Countries: Trends, Importance and Impact in, editor Brennan, L. , Enacting Globalization: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Integration, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, joint with Catia Batista and Carol Newman.

Political Institutions, Voter Turnout and Policy Outcomes, 2012, joint with Eileen Fumagalli, European Journal of Political Economy.

Differentiated Products and Evasion of Import Tariffs, 2008, joint with Beata S. Javorcik. Journal of International Economics.

Services Inputs and Firm Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2008, joint with Jens M. Arnold and Aaditya Mattoo, Journal of African Economies.

Working papers

Trade diversion and labor market adjustment: Vietnam and the U.S.-China trade war, 2024, joint with Karin Mayr-Dorn, Duc Anh Dang and Hien Phan. Online Appendix.

Using role models to inspire marginalized groups: a cautionary tale, 2024, joint with Carol Newman and Finn Tarp.

Auditors’ independence: does random selection work?, 2023, joint with Guglielmo Barone, Laura Conti and Marco Tonello. Online Appendix.

Toxic roads, 2023, joint with Caterina Gennaioli. Online Appendix

The long-run impact of historical shocks on the decision to migrate: Evidence from the Irish Migration, 2020, joint with Battista Severgnini and Gayane Vardanyan

HIV status, role models and attainable goals: Experimental evidence on inspiring women in Uganda, 2019, joint with Patrick Lubega, Frances Nakakawa, Carol Newman and Cissy Kityo. 

Changing social norms: Land titling and child Labour in rural Vietnam, 2013, joint with Julia Anna Matz and Carol Newman.

Refugees and "Missing" Arms Trade, 2011.