Research

Peer-reviewed articles

"The Impact of Return Migration on Economic Development" with Matias Fontenla. Forthcoming at The Review of Economics and Statistics.

"Immigration Policy and Hispanics' Willingness to Run for Office" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes. Forthcoming at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Accessible version.

"Parental Deportation, Safe-Zone Schools, and the Socio-Emotional and Behavioral Health of Children Left Behind" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Ana Martinez-Donate. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2022.

"Out of the Class and Into the Shadows: Immigration Enforcement and Education Among US-Citizen and Foreign-Born Hispanics" with Joaquin Rubalcaba and Edward D. Vargas. AERA Open, 2021.

"A Look Ahead at the 2020 US Elections: The Role of Candidate Diversity in Political Participation" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2020.

"Return Migration and Violence" with Matias Fontenla and Benjamin Waddell. World Development, 2019.

"Mixed Effects of Remittances on Child Education" with Alok Bohara and Matias Fontenla. IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 2018.

"Paths to Development? Rural Roads and Multidimensional Poverty in the Hills and Plains of Nepal" with Alok Bohara and Kira Villa. Journal of International Development, 2018.

Book chapters

"Safe-Zone Schools and Children with Undocumented Parents" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Ana P. Martinez-Donate. Parent-Child Separation. National Symposium on Family Issues, 2022.

Work under review and in progress

"Family Separation and Reunification under President Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (resubmitted).

"Safe-Zone Schools and the Schooling of Children in Mixed-Status Households" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Ana Martinez-Donate (resubmitted).

"Implications of Restrictive Asylum Policies: Evidence from Metering along the U.S.-Mexico Border" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (resubmitted).

"Government Strategies to Expedite Family Reunification of Unaccompanied Migrant Children" with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Mary Lopez (under review).

"Immigration Enforcement and Labor Supply: Hispanic Youth in Mixed-Status Families" with Joaquin Rubalcaba and Camila Morales (submitted).

"Return Migration and Financial Inclusion in Mexico" with Matias Fontenla. Inter-American Development Bank Discussion Paper, 2020.