Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza
Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza

Working Papers


Work in Progress (Selection)

"Fiscal Space in the Andes" with Marta Ruiz-Arranz and Alejandro Puerta

"Identifying and Disentangling the Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Economic Growth" with Jorge-Martinez and Bauyrzhan Yedgenov (Revise and Resubmit) 

“Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Crisis” with Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Pablo Evia

"Penny wise, pound wiser: Can incentives work at subnational level?" with Kenyi Cansino

"Productivity and Displacement: Evidence from Colombia's Coca Production" with Maria Cecilia Acevedo and Alejandro Herrera

"An Uphill Battle: The Relationship Betwen Geography and Terrorism" with Felipe Bedoya-Maya and Alejandra Montoya-Agudelo (Submitted)

“Polarized education levels and civil war” with Alejandra Montoya-Agudelo, Michael Jetter and Christopher Cotton (Submitted)

"Dumb Criminals?: Exploring the effects of education on crime" with Catalina Gomez-Toro

"The effects of football games on crime" with Catalina Gomez-Toro

“Will Elders Provide for their Grandchildren? Unconditional Cash Transfers and Educational Expenditures in Bolivia “ with Alberto Chong, Fernando Rios-Avila and Monica Yañez-Pagans (Revise and Resubmit)

“Unemployed, Now What? The Effect of Immigration on Unemployment Transitions of Native-born Workers in the UnitedStates” with Fernando Rios-Avila (Revise and Resubmit)

“Two Stories of Wage Dynamics in Latin America: Different Policies, Different Outcomes” with Luis Carlos Carvajal (Revise and Resubmit)

“Can Licensing Induce Productivity? Exploring the IPR Effect” with Luis Castro Peñarrieta (Revise and Resubmit)

“Can Financial Development Make you Richer? On the Effects of Financial Development and Wealth Concentration” with Maria Aristizabal-Ramirez and Felix Rioja



Working Papers

“Moving Citizens and Deterring Criminals: Innovation in Public Transport Facilities” with Juan Carlos Duque and Joaquin Urrego. CAF Working paper Nº 15 (2016).

“Income Inequality in Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador: Different Reasons” with Maria Aristizabal-Ramirez and Michael Jetter, (2015).

"Matching laboral: Una aproximación empírica y metodológica" with Álvaro Hurtado, Hermoso Velásquez y Luisa Rubiano DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO CIEF 010926, UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT (2013).

"Taxation and Economic Growth in Latin America" with Jorge Martinez-Vázquez and Violeta Vulovic. IDB Working Papers 81798, Inter-American Development Bank (2013).

"Labor Supply Effects of Conditional Transfers: Analyzing the Dominican Republic's Solidarity" with Harold Vasquez. DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO CIEF 010732, UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT (2013).

"Subnational Revenue Mobilization in Peru" with Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Cristian Sepulveda. Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper IDB-WP-299, (2012).

"Fiscal Transfers a Curse or Blessing? Evidence of Their Effect on Tax Effort for Municipalities in Sinaloa, Mexico" Nicolás Guadalupe Zúñiga Espinoza, ISP-Georgia State University. Working Paper 10-30, (2010).

"Targeting Aid to the Needy and Deserving" with Peter Nunnenkamp and Luis Triveño Kiel Institute for World Economics. Kiel Working Paper No. 1229, (2005).