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The Great Transition: Kuznets Facts for Family-Economists
Keywords: average weekly hours, blue-collar jobs, calibration, college premium, education, family economics, fertility, housework, Kuznets, leisure, market work, marriage, neutral technological progress, price of labor-saving household durables, skilled-biased technological change, white-collar jobs

Paper Data: Ask Kuznets! Model: Run your experiments!

College Admissions and the (Mis)allocation of Talent
Keywords: College admissions, college enrollment, college market, credit constraints, financial aid, High School Longitudinal Study, information asymmetry, Pell Grants, sorting, tuition discrimination


Numerical Methods for Macroeconomists (with Julia and Matlab codes)
Keywords: calibration, difference equations, dynamic programming, interpolating functions, Markov chains, maximization problems, Monte Carlo simulation, nonlinear equations



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Investing in Public Infrastructure: Roads or Schools?
Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 25(7), pp. 1892-1921, 2021.
Keywords: debt intolerance, debt sustainability, developing countries, human capital, political myopia, public investment

Paper Slides VoxEU

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters: An Application to Small Developing States
Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 135, pp. 574-586, 2018.
Keywords: adaptation, debt sustainability, natural disasters, resilience, small states


The long-run decoupling of emissions and output: Evidence from the largest emitters
Energy Policy, Vol. 118, pp. 58-68, 2018.
Keywords: emissions, environmental Kuznets curve, environmental Okun’s Law


Working Papers

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Emissions and Growth: Trends and Cycles in a Globalized World
IMF Working Paper No. 17 / 191, 2017.
Keywords: emissions, environmental Kuznets curve, environmental Okun’s Law

Paper Slides

Collect More, Spend Better: Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets
IMF Working Paper No. 17 / 10, 2017.
Keywords: Cambodia, debt sustainability, fiscal policy, growth, public investment, revenue collection, Sri Lanka, Vietnam



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