Research
July - 2015

Publications
  1. Technical Change, Wage Inequality and Taxes (Updated Jan - 2015)  (joint with Musab Kurnaz and Christopher Sleet), Accepted for publication at The American Economic Review
  2. A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles, Journal of Economic Theory, 153 (2014) 224-251
    (joint with Pricila Maziero, Pierre Yared) - APPENDIX
  3. Revision Proofness, Journal of Economic Theory, 152 (2014) 324-355
    (joint with Christopher Sleet)
  4. A Model of Banknote Discounts, Journal of Economic Theory, 142 (2008) 5-27
    (joint with Francesca Carapella, Pricila Maziero, Warren Weber)

Working Papers

  1. Taxing Top Incomes  (joint with Christopher Sleet) (NEW!)
  2. Taxing Atlas: Using Firm Data to Derive Optimal Income Tax Rates? (joint with A. Andres Bellofatto and Jessie Jiaxu Wang) (NEW!)
  3. Non-Exclusive Dynamic Contracts  and the Limits of Insurance (Updated Mar - 2014)
    (joint with Pricila Maziero)
  4. Accounting for private information 
    (joint with Pricila Maziero)
  5. Adverse Selection and Non-exclusive Contracts (Updated May - 2014)
    (joint with Pricila Maziero)
  6. Is There “Too Much” Inequality in Health Spending Across Income Groups? (Updated May - 2014)
    (joint with Roozbeh Hosseini, Larry E. Jones)
  7. Innovation tournaments with multiple contributors  (Updated Jul - 2014)
    (joint with  Soo-Haeng Cho and Ersin Korpeoglu)

Work in Progress


  1. Health Outcomes and Health Spending Across OECD Countries: The Importance of Obesity (joint with Roozbeh Hosseini and Yue Li) (Coming Soon)
  2. Finite Revision Proofness  (joint with Christopher Sleet)
  3. Noisy Information in a Dynamic Principal Agent Problem
  4. Optimal Domestic Taxation and Sovereign Lending (joint with Pricila Maziero)