The Global Inequality Boomerang (with R. Kanbur & A. Sumner), 2022. WIDER Working Paper 27.
Also available as CEPR Discussion Paper 17105, IZA Discussion Paper 15161, Cornell Applied Economics and Policy Working Paper 03, ECINEQ Working Paper 608, and CGD Working Paper 615
Blog posts in VoxEU and From Poverty to Power
Mitigating Poverty: Global Estimates of the Impact of Income Support during the Pandemic (with J. Fajardo-Gonzalez, G. Gray Molina & M. Montoya-Aguirre), 2021. UNDP Development Future Series Working Papers.
Temporary Basic Income: Protecting Poor and Vulnerable People in Developing Countries (with G. Gray Molina), 2020. UNDP Transitions Series Working Papers.
Blog post in The Conversation
Corruption in Infrastructure and Social Assistance Funds: Effects on Municipal Poverty (with M. Montoya-Aguirre & L.G. Woo-Mora), 2020. Centre for Public Finance Studies (CEFP), Chamber of Deputies, Mexico.
The Decline in Inequality in Latin America: How Much, Since When and Why (with N. Lustig & L.F. Lopez-Calva), 2011. ECINEQ Working Paper 211.
Reports and policy briefs
Cost-of-living Crisis Update: Diverging Food and Energy Prices, Diverging Policy Responses (with A. Sumner), June 2021. Essay in: Build Back Better Together: A Blueprint for a Better World. London: King’s College London.
Addressing the Cost-of-living Crisis in Developing Countries: Poverty and Vulnerability Projections and Policy Responses (with G. Gray Molina & M. Montoya-Aguirre), July 2022. UNDP Background paper for the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2022.
Eradicating Poverty in a Post-pandemic World: How the G7 Can Act to End both the Pandemic and Global Poverty (with A. Sumner), June 2021. Essay in: Build Back Better Together: A Blueprint for a Better World. London: King’s College London.
Protecting Women’s Livelihoods in Times of Pandemic: Temporary Basic Income and the Road to Gender Equality (with M. Montoya-Aguirre & A. Santiago), March 2021. Development Future Series, UNDP Global Policy Network Brief. New York: UNDP.
Living on the Edge in Mexico (with A. de la Fuente & C. Rodriguez-Castelan), Summer 2015. World Bank Research Digest, 9(4).