Selected Refereed Publications

  • Are Informal Self-Employment and Informal Employment as Employee Behaviorally Distinct Labor Force States? (with Luca Flabbi). Economics Letters, 231, October 2023, 111278.

    [DOI][Final Manuscript][IZA Working Paper with Appendix][Replication Files]

  • “Does Public Sector Employment Buffer the Minimum Wage Effects?” (with Lucas Navarro). Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 43, January 2022, pp. 168–196.

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript] [Web Appendix] [Replication Files]

  • “Sources of Gender Wage Gaps for Skilled Workers in Latin American Countries” (with Marcela Perticará). Journal of Economic Inequality, July 2021.

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript] [Web Appendix]

  • “Gender Gaps in Latin American Labor Markets: Implications from an Estimated Search Model” (with Monserrat Bustelo, Luca Flabbi and Claudia Piras). Annals of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 142, June 2021, pp. 1-68.

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript] [Web Appendix]

  • “Labor Market Search, Informality, and On-The-Job Human Capital Accumulation” Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 223(2), August 2021, pp. 433-453 (with Matteo Bobba, Luca Flabbi and Santiago Levy).

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript] [Web Appendix]

  • “Dual Labor Markets and Labor Protection in an Estimated Search and Matching Model”. Labour Economics. Vol. 46, June 2017, pp. 26-46.

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript]

  • “Lifetime Inequality Measures for an Emerging Economy: The Chilean Case”. Labour Economics. Vol. 42, October 2016, pp. 1-15.

    [DOI] [Final Manuscript]

Unpublished Completed Papers

  • Working and Saving Informally (with Luca Flabbi)


Work in Progress

  • Welfare, Inequality and Occupational Choice.
  • Household job search, commuting time and job flexibility (with Marcela Perticará)
  • Evaluating the effect of changes in working hours on labor allocation and productivity (with Benjamín Villena)

Book Chapters

  • “Gender Gaps in Wages and Employment: The Role of Employers’ Prejudice”. In Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination. Editors Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini, and Giovanni Peri. Oxford University Press (with Luca Flabbi). [Web of the Book]
  • “Sources of Uncertainty in Chilean Monetary Policy”. XIII Volume of the Central Bank of Chile Book Series on Analysis and Economic Policies. Editors Carl Walsh and Klauss Schmidt-Hebbel. (with Felipe Morandé). [Web of the Book]

Other Refereed Publications

  • “Shocks de Oferta Persistentes: ¿Un dolor de Cabeza para los Bancos Centrales? (Persistent Supply Shocks: A Pain in the Neck for Central Banks?)”. Economía Chilena, Vol. 12, No. 3, Diciembre 2009. (with Felipe Morandé). [PDF]
  • “Fuentes de Incertidumbre en la Conducción de la Política Monetaria en Chile (Sources of Uncertainty in Chilean Monetary Policy)”. Economía Chilena, Vol. 11, No. 3, Diciembre 2008. (with Felipe Morandé). [PDF]
  • “¿Comprar o Arrendar una Vivienda? Una Aplicación para el caso de la Ciudad de La Paz (Housing Tenure Choice: An Application to the City of La Paz)”, Revista Desarrollo y Sociedad, No. 60, Noviembre 2007 (with Rafael Vidaurre). [PDF]
  • “No Linealidades en la Regla de Política del Banco Central de Chile: Una Evidencia Empírica (Nonlinearities in the Central Bank of Chile’s Monetary Policy Rule: An Empirical Evidence)”, Revista de Análisis Económico, Vol. 21, No. 1, Junio 2006 (with Pablo González). [PDF]

Working Papers

  • “Gender Gaps in Education and Labor Market Outcomes in the U.S.: The Impact of Employers’ Prejudice”, IDB Working Paper Series No. 357, 2012. (with Luca Flabbi). [PDF]
  • “Modelos de predicción para la inflación de Chile (Inflation forecast models for Chile)”. MPRA Paper No. 31586. Cámara Chilena de la Construcción. September 2010. (with Byron Idrovo). [PDF]
  • “Macroeconomic Implication of Persistent Cost Push Shocks: The Case of Chile”. Working Paper No 290. Department of Economics. Universidad de Chile. December 2008. (with Felipe Morandé). [PDF]
  • “Price Stickiness in Emerging economies: Empirical Evidence for Four Latin-American Countries”, Working Paper No 286. Department of Economics. Universidad de Chile. October 2006. (with Felipe Morandé). [PDF]
  • “Un Modelo Estadístico para la Desagregación Regional del Índice Mensual de Actividad de la Construcción (A Statistical Model for Regional Desegregation of the Monthly Index of Construction Activity)”, Documento de Trabajo No. 38, Cámara Chilena de la Construcción. Septiembre 2006 (with Facundo Piguillem).
  • “Índice Mensual de Actividad de la Construcción: Un Estimador en Frecuencias Mixtas (Monthly Index of Construction Activity: A Mixed Frequency Estimator)”. Documento de Trabajo No. 34, Cámara Chilena de la Construcción. Enero 2006.