I am an associate professor at the department of Economics, Uppsala University and a research fellow at CESifo. I received my PhD from CEMFI, Madrid in 2015.
I am an applied economist, primarily working in political economy. I am also interested in labor economics and behavioural economics.


Political Fragmentation and Government Stability. Evidence from Local Governments in Spain, with F. Carozzi and D. Cipullo, AEJ: Applied Economics Vol. 14, No. 2, April 2022

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The Price of Inattention: Evidence from the Swedish Housing Market, with A. Solis,
Journal of the European Economic Association Volume 18, Issue 6, December 2020.

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Distributive Politics inside the City? The Political Economy of Spain's Plan E, with F. Carozzi, Regional Science and Urban Economics (75), March 2019, pp. 85-106.

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Political budget cycles with informed voters: evidence from Italy,
The Economic Journal 128 (616), December 2018, pp. 3320-3353.

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Sending the pork home: birth town bias in transfers to Italian municipalities , with F. Carozzi, Journal of Public Economics (134), February 2016, pp. 42-52.

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Working Papers

Divided government and polarization: Regression-discontinuity evidence from US states, June 2022, with Maxi Sosa Andres 

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Testing a large number of hypotheses in approximate factor models, December 2014, with D. Amengual 

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Work in progress

- Scars of War: the local legacy of sacrifice across generations of British Soldiers, with F. Carozzi and E. Pinchbeck

- Marriage and labor market returns to college enrollment, with B. Ockert and A. Solis

- A Fresh Start? Understanding the Consequences of Debt Relief, with Linna Marten


Political Economics (Master in Economics): 2020, 2021, 2022.

Econometrics II (PhD) : 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022.

Econometric Theory (Master in Economics): 2016, 2017.