Chile

Did They Hurt Growth? A Synthetic Control Estimate of the Impact of 'Bachelet’s Reforms'

Using syntehtic control method I find a cumulative fall by the end of 2017 of 13% relative to the synthetic counterfactual.

Do Succesful Women Empower Other Women in Politics? Evidence from Chilean Local Elections

We use a RDD to estimate the causal effect of electing a woman as mayor on subsequent female representation.

When Reforms Backfire: The Increasing Incumbency Advantage in Chilean Mayoral Elections

I find a significant incumbency advantage in municipal elections only after the reform implemented in 2016.