Selected publications. For a full list, see my CV

Journal articles

Book chapters

Global Income Inequality (with A. Sumner), 2022. In: Phillips, N. (ed.) Global Political Economy: A New Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in Chile (with S. Martínez-Aguilar, A. Fuchs & G. del Carmen), 2018. In: Lustig, N. (ed.) Commitment to Equity Handbook. A Guide to Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press.

Deconstructing the Decline in Inequality in Latin America (with N. Lustig & L.F. Lopez-Calva), 2016. In: Basu, K. & Stiglitz, J. (eds.) Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy. Volume II: Regions and Regularities. International Economic Association Series, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Inequality, Mobility and Middle Classes in Latin America (with J.P. Azevedo, N. Lustig & L.F. Lopez-Calva), 2015. In: Dayton-Johnson, J. (ed.) Latin America’s Emerging Middle Classes. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

When Life Gives You Lemons: Using Cross-Sectional Surveys to Identify Chronic Poverty in the Absence of Panel Data (with K. Bolch & L.F. Lopez-Calva), 2021. Review of Income and Wealth, DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12566

Measuring Global Poverty Before and During the Pandemic: A Political Economy of Overoptimism (with A. Sumner and C. Hoy), 2021. Third World Quarterly, DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2021.1995712

Within-Country Poverty Convergence: Evidence from Mexico (with L.F. Lopez-Calva & C. Rodriguez- Castelan), 2021. Empirical Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s00181-021-02109-0

Living on the Edge: Vulnerability to Poverty and Public Transfers in Mexico (with A. de la Fuente & C. Rodriguez-Castelan), 2018. Oxford Development Studies, 46(1): 10-27

A Long-Term Perspective on Inequality and Human Development in Latin America (with L.F. López- Calva & N. Lustig), 2015. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 16(3): 319-323

A Vulnerability Approach to the Definition of the Middle Class (with L.F. Lopez- Calva), 2014. Journal of Economic Inequality, 12(1): 23-47

Declining Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico (with N. Lustig & L.F. Lopez- Calva), 2013. World Development, 44: 129-141