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), 2022. 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), 2022. Third World Quarterly, 43(1): 1-17
Also available as WIDER Working Paper 43 and WIDER Working Paper 77
Blog posts in WIDER Angle, Global Policy, and The Conversation
Interview in The Guardian and selected media coverage: The Guardian, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Slate, and Reuters
Within-Country Poverty Convergence: Evidence from Mexico (with L.F. Lopez-Calva & C. Rodriguez- Castelan), 2022. Empirical Economics, 62: 2547–2586
Also available as IZA Discussion Paper 13577 and as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9038
Temporary Basic Income in Times of Pandemic: Rationale, Costs and Poverty-Mitigation Potential (with G. Gray Molina and M. Montoya-Aguirre), 2022. Basic Income Studies, 17(2): 125-154.
Also available as UNDP Transition Series Working Paper.
Blog post in The Conversation and selected media coverage: CNBC, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, and Reuters.
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
Also available as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7165 and as Background Paper for the 2014 World Development Report
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
Also available as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5902
Blog posts in Americas Quarterly and WIDER Angle and selected media coverage: El País, The Huffington Post, and The Economist Intelligence Unit
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
Also available as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6248 and as Center for Global Development Working Paper 307
Selected media coverage: Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Página 12, and World Bank blog
A Household-Based Distribution-Sensitive Human Development Index: An Empirical Application to Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru (with L.F. Lopez- Calva), 2012. Social Indicators Research, 109(3): 395-411
A Vulnerability Approach to the Definition of the Middle Class (with L.F. Lopez-Calva), 2023. In: Goulart, P., Ramos, R., Ferrittu, G. (eds) Global Labour in Distress, Volume I. Palgrave Readers in Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
Inequality (with A. Sumner), 2023. In: Phillips, N. (ed.) Global Political Economy: A New Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
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.
Also available as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7939 and as Commitment to Equity Working Paper 46
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.