Working Papers and Work in Progress

1. Explaining gender differences in migrant sorting: Evidence from Canada-US migration (Job Market Paper)

with Chris Minns and Miko Lepisto

Draft

2. The impact of violence during the Mexican Revolution on Migration to the United States (Draft coming soon)

with Ed Kosack and Zach Ward

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3. Can social pensions reduce poverty? Evidence from Mexico

with Clemente Ávila-Parra and Oscar Gálvez-Soriano

Revisions submitted to Economic Inquiry.

Draft

​4Initial determinants of Mexican mass migration (New draft coming soon)

2018 New Researcher Poster Prize, Economic History Society

2018 Poster Prize, World Economic History Congress

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5. The effects of immigration on inequality in an agricultural economy: Evidence from Brazil in the Age of Mass Migration

with Andrea Papadia and Ariell Zimran

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6. Minimum wages and gender inequality in the long run: Evidence from Mexico

with Enrique de la Rosa-Ramos and Valeria Rueda

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Publications

1. Migrant Self-Selection and Random Shocks: Evidence from the Panic of 1907

with Moramay López-Alonso.

The Journal of Economic History, Forthcoming.

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2. Life after crossing the border: Assimilation during the first Mexican mass migration

with Ed Kosack and Zach Ward.

Explorations in Economic History, October 2021.

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3. Revisiting Mexican migration in the Age of Mass Migration: New evidence from individual border crossings

Historical Methods, April 2020.

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Other Publications

1. Revolution in development: Mexico and the governance of the global economy 

Economic History Review, July 2021 (Book Review).

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2. Cliometric Essays on Mexican migration to the United States

Ph.D. Thesis, London School of Economics and Political Science, January 2020.

2022 Dissertation Prize Finalist, World Economic History Congress.

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3. La pobreza rural en México. Perspectivas de política pública*

with Ricardo Aparicio and Nayeli Salgado

In El agro y las áreas rurales en el México del siglo XXI, UNAM, 2014. Available only in Spanish.

Pre-Ph.D. publication.