PUBLICATIONS

"News Media and Crime Perceptions: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"
Journal of Public Economics, Volume 165, September 2018, Pages 230-255
Joint with Luigi Minale  (CARLOS III)
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WORKING PAPERS

"Organised Crime, Captured Politicians and the Allocation of Public Resources"
Joint with Marco Di Cataldo (LSE). Under Review
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"The Power of News: Coordination and Crisis". Under Review
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“The Rise and Fall of Social Democracy, 1918-2017". Joint with Simon Hix (LSE) and Giacomo Benedetto (Royal Holloway, University of London) . Revise and Resubmit American Political Science Review
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WORK IN PROGRESS

"The impact of internet use on social capital". Joint with Ruben Durante (UPF), Luigi  Minale (UC3M) and Jim Snyder (Harvard)

“From Patronage to the Modern State. Evidence from 100 Years of Personnel Policies of The US Federal Bureaucracy”. Joint with Edoardo Teso (Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management)

"The Business Model of the Narcos: Criminal Organisations’ Response to the Legalisation of Cannabis in the United States". Joint with John Marshall (Columbia University)

"The Political Economy of Collusion: How Organised Crime Captures Political Institutions". Joint with Livio Di Lonardo (Bocconi University)

"Who Watches the Watchmen? Local News and Police Behaviour in the United States".  Joint with Arianna Ornaghi (Warwick University)

"The Hidden Underworld: Organised Crime and Firms"

"Television and Immigration: Evidence from the Refugee Crisis". Joint with Luigi Minale (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid)