Rodrigo Carril studies the trade-off between rules and discretion in the context of US federal procurement.
Libertad González and Sofia Trommlerová explore how a child benefit in Spain affected birth rates and abortions.
Juan-José Ganuza and Gerard Llobet argue that standard contracts do not provide incentives for firms to properly screen projects, resulting in the construction of unnecessary infrastructures (“white elephants”).
José G. Montalvo, Amedeo Piolatto and Josep Raya develop a fraud decision theory and test its implications with a unique Spanish dataset.
Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto develop a model of the political economy of transportation investments.
Libertad González discusses her ERC Consolidator Grant project in this short video