Ghost-House Busters: The Electoral Response to a Large Anti Tax Evasion Program
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We are indebted to the Agenzia del Territorio that provided the administrative data used in this paper. We wish to thank Alberto Alesina, Joseph Altonji, Josh Angrist, Sam Asher, Robert Barro, Raj Chetty, David Cutler, Pascaline Dupas, Ed Glaeser, Elhanan Helpman, Jim Hines, Larry Katz, Michael Kremer, Asim Kwhaja, Jacob Leshno, Massimo Maoret, Sendhil Mullainathan, Aurelie Ouss, Manisha Padi, Rohini Pande, Torsten Persson, Dina Pomeranz, Adam Ray, Tristan Reed, Giovanni Reina, Laszlo Sandor, Andrei Shleifer, Monica Singhal, Joel Slemrod, Andrea Stella, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, David Stromberg, Tavneet Suri, David Yanagizawa-Drott, and seminar audiences at Berkeley, EEA Meetings, Harvard, MIT, NTA Meetings, RES Meetings, Stanford, and the University of Michigan. We thank Traviss Cassidy and Morris Hamilton for excellent research assistance. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.