NBER Working Papers by Sebastian Galiani

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January 2017When Children Rule: Parenting in Modern Families
with Matthew Staiger, Gustavo Torrens: w23087
December 2016The Effects of Non-Contributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well Being
with Rosangela Bando, Paul Gertler: w22995
October 2016Crime and Durable Goods
with Laura Jaitman, Federico Weinschelbaum: w22788
Why Not Taxation and Representation? A Note on the American Revolution
with Gustavo Torrens: w22724
September 2016Electoral reciprocity in programmatic redistribution: Experimental Evidence
with Nadya Hajj, Pablo Ibarraran, Nandita Krishnaswamy, Patrick J. McEwan: w22588
August 2016The Deregularization of Land Titles
with Ernesto Schargrodsky: w22482
July 2016External and Internal Validity of a Geographic Quasi-Experiment Embedded in Cluster-Randomized Experiment
with Patrick J. McEwan, Brian Quistorff: w22468
April 2016Stirring Up a Hornets' Nest: Geographic Distribution of Crime
with Ivan Lopez Cruz, Gustavo Torrens: w22166
The Effect of Aid on Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment
with Stephen Knack, Lixin Colin Xu, Ben Zou: w22164

Published: Sebastian Galiani & Stephen Knack & Lixin Colin Xu & Ben Zou, 2017. "The effect of aid on growth: evidence from a Quasi-experiment," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 22(1), pages 1-33, March. citation courtesy of

January 2016Horizontal and Vertical Conflict: Experimental Evidence
with Cheryl Long, Camila Navajas, Gustavo Torrens: w21857
June 2015On the Effect of the Costs of Operating Formally: New Experimental Evidence
with Marcela Meléndez, Camila Navajas: w21292
The Political Economy of Trade and Labor Mobility in a Ricardian World
with Gustavo Torrens: w21274
International Organizations and Structural Reforms
with Ivan Torre, Gustavo Torrens: w21237
April 2015The Half-Life of Happiness: Hedonic Adaptation in the Subjective Well-Being of Poor Slum Dwellers to a Large Improvement in Housing
with Paul J. Gertler, Raimundo Undurraga: w21098
February 2015Collective Action: Experimental Evidence
with María Victoria Anauati, Brian Feld, Gustavo Torrens: w20936

Published: Anauati, María Victoria & Feld, Brian & Galiani, Sebastian & Torrens, Gustavo, 2016. "Collective action: Experimental evidence," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 99(C), pages 36-55. citation courtesy of

April 2014On the Distributive Costs of Drug-Related Homicides
with Nicolás Ajzenman, Enrique Seira: w20067
The Causal Effect of Competition on Prices and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment
with Matias Busso: w20054
March 2014Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments
with Iván Torre, Gustavo Torrens: w19995

Published: Sebastian Galiani & Iván Torre & Gustavo Torrens, 2016. "Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1), pages 133-159, 03. citation courtesy of

February 2014The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence
with Gustavo Torrens, Maria Lucia Yanguas: w19943

Published: Galiani, Sebastian & Torrens, Gustavo & Yanguas, Maria Lucia, 2014. "The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental evidence," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 17-38. citation courtesy of

January 2014Non-Contributory Pensions
with Paul Gertler, Rosangela Bando: w19775

Published: Galiani, Sebastian & Gertler, Paul & Bando, Rosangela, 2016. "Non-contributory pensions," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 47-58. citation courtesy of

August 2013Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy
with Gustavo Torrens: w19321

Published: Galiani, Sebastian & Torrens, Gustavo, 2014. "Autocracy, democracy and trade policy," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(1), pages 173-193. citation courtesy of

Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums
with Paul Gertler, Ryan Cooper, Sebastian Martinez, Adam Ross, Raimundo Undurraga: w19322
November 2008Reality versus Propaganda in the Formation of Beliefs about Privatization
with Rafael Di Tella, Ernesto Schargrodsky: w14483

Published: Di Tella, Rafael & Galiani, Sebastian & Schargrodsky, Ernesto, 2012. "Reality versus propaganda in the formation of beliefs about privatization," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(5), pages 553-567. citation courtesy of

June 2007Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa
with Abhijit Banerjee, Jim Levinsohn, Zoë McLaren, Ingrid Woolard: w13167

Published: Abhijit Banerjee & Sebastian Galiani & Jim Levinsohn & Zoë McLaren & Ingrid Woolard, 2008. "Why has unemployment risen in the New South Africa?," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 16(4), pages 715-740, October. citation courtesy of

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