Research

Selected Refereed Publications

  • “Labor Market Search, Informality, and On-The-Job Human Capital Accumulation” Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming (with Matteo Bobba, Luca Flabbi and Santiago Levy). [PDF at IZA Discussion Papers]
  • “Dual Labor Markets and Labor Protection in an Estimated Search and Matching Model”. Labour Economics. Vol. 46, June 2017, pp. 26-46. [PDF]
  • “Lifetime Inequality Measures for an Emerging Economy: The Chilean Case”. Labour Economics. Vol. 42, October 2016, pp. 1-15. [PDF]

Unpublished Completed Papers

  • On the Interaction between Public Sector Employment and Minimum Wage in a Search and Matching Model (with Lucas Navarro). R&R European Economic Review. [PDF]
  • Sources of Gender Wage Gaps for Skilled Workers in Latin American Countries (with Marcela Perticará). R&R Journal of Economic Inequality. [PDF]
  • “Female Labor Force Participation, Labor Market Dynamic and Growth in Latin American countries” (with Monserrat Bustelo, Luca Flabbi and Claudia Piras). [PDF at IDB Working Papers]

Work in Progress

  • Search, Informality and Asset Accumulation.
  • Welfare, Inequality and Occupational Choice.

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). [PDF]

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.