Policy is at the heart of my work. I have partnered with the Ecuadorian government and the World Bank to answer policy-relevant questions with administrative data from millions of firms and individuals. In the process, I have published shorter studies for policy audiences. I have traveled to Ecuador and Chile to conduct field research, present findings, and lead data science workshops for practitioners.Press Article
I was commissioned to write a chapter for the World Bank’s Ecuador Trade and Investment Competitiveness Report, 2019.
I coauthored a background paper with Daniel Lederman and Marcelo Olarreaga for the World Bank’s report on Latin American Entrepreneurs, 2014. Later published in Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2016.
I created and taught a week-long workshop for analyzing tax records in R at the Center for Fiscal Studies at the Ecuadorian Tax Authority in Quito.