Working Papers

Optimal Paternalistic Savings Policies [UPDATED—January 2019]

with Pedro Olea de Souza e Silva
also available as Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis OIGI Working Paper 17
revise & resubmit (second round), Econometrica

Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Brazil [UPDATED—September 2018]

with Niklas Engbom
also available as Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis OIGI Working Paper 7
revise & resubmit, American Economic Review

Pay, Employment, and Dynamics of Young Firms [TO BE POSTED SOON—July 2019]

with Tania Babina & Wenting Ma & Paige Ouimet & Rebecca Zarutskie


Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

with Jorge Alvarez & Felipe Benguria & Niklas Engbom
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2018, 10(1): 149-189

Returns to Education Through Access to Higher-Paying Firms: Evidence from US Matched Employer-Employee Data

with Niklas Engbom
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2017, 107(5): 374-378

Works in Progress

Centralized Bargaining, Earnings Inequality, and Firm Investment

Implications of US Demographic and Inequality Trends for Optimal Income Taxation and Transfers
with Mikhail Golosov & Ali Shourideh

International Inequality and Fiscal Policy Cycles
with Mark Aguiar & Mikhail Golosov & Ali Shourideh

The Gender Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences
with Iacopo Morchio

The Effects of Credit Supply on Wage Inequality between and within Firms
with Farzad Saidi & Benjamin Wirth

Other Publications

Firms as Drivers of (In-)Equality

Proceedings of the New Entrepreneurial Growth Conference, 2016, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City

How Could Wage Inequality Within and Across Enterprises be Reduced?

Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage Inequality in the Workplace, 2016, International Labour Organization, Geneva