Non-Academic Publications

Trust vs. Loss Aversion: Why Does Loss-Framing Work?, July 2022, VoxDev.

The Downside of Raising Aspirations for Poor Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Philippines, September 2021, VoxDev.

Temporary Agricultural Input Subsidies Have Lasting Impacts: The Mozambique Experiment, October 2019, VoxDev.

Hurricanes Drive Immigration to the U.S., September 2017, The Conversation US.

Channeling Remittances to Education, July 2013. Impacto Development Impact Blog, Inter-American Development Bank.

Does Exporting Improve Firm Performance?, March 2009, VoxEU.

How Remittances Help Migrant Families, December 2004, Migration Information Source (online publication of the Migration Policy Institute).

Salvadorans Overseas: The Foundation of a Pro-Poor Growth Strategy, August 2003.
Commissioned by FUSADES (Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social), the Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development. Part of the project “A National Development Agenda for El Salvador” (headed by Ricardo Hausmann, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University).