Research


WORKING PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

Reconciliation Narratives: The Birth of a Nation after the US Civil War
(last version: pdf)
(with Tiziano Rotesi, Alessandro Saia and Mathias Thoenig)
R&R at The American Economic Review

Side Effects of Immunities: African Slavery in the US South 
(last version: pdf)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics - Forthcoming

Epidemic Shocks and Civil Violence: Evidence from Malaria Outbreaks in Africa
(with Matteo Cervellati and Uwe Sunde)
(last version: pdf)
The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021, 1-46

Malaria and Chinese Economic Activities in Africa
(with Matteo Cervellati, Uwe Sunde and Song Yuan)
Journal of Development Economics - Accepted

Bite and Divide: Malaria and Ethnolinguistic Diversity
(with Matteo Cervellati and Giorgio Chiovelli)
(last version: pdf)

The Resource Curse in the Long-Run  
(with Scott F. Abramson)
(last version: pdf, appendix
Journal of Economic Growth 26 (1), 77-112

Epidemics and Conflict: 
 
Evidence from the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa
(with Ada Gonzalez-Torres)
(last version: pdf

Social Adaptation to Diseases and Inequality: Historical Evidence from Malaria in Italy
(with Giorgio Gulino  and Paolo Buonanno)
(last version: pdf)

Long-term Exposure to Malaria and Violence in Africa 
(with Matteo Cervellati, Uwe Sunde and Simona Valmori)
Economic Policy 33 (95), 403-446




WORK IN PROGRESS

Education, Work and Peace: Promoting Opportunities for Young Adults in Colombia
(with Alice Antunes, Rafael Lalive and Andres Moya)

Health Policies and Conflict
(with Andrea Berlanda, Matteo Cervellati, Dominic Rohner and Uwe Sunde)