Centralized Fiscal Spending by Supranational Unions
     joint with Justin Valasek
     forthcoming at Economica
     This paper has been awarded the Klaus Liebscher Award 2013.

The Political Economy of Multilateral Aid Funds
     joint with Justin Valasek

Imperfect Financial Markets as a Commitment Device for the Government
     This paper has been awarded the CESifo Distinguished Affiliate Award
     in Public Sector Economics, 2013.

Optimal Debt Bias in Corporate Income Taxation
     This paper has been supported by a research grant from the
     Royal Swedish Academy for Sciences, 2014.

Working Papers

Adapting to Capitalism: Private Health Insurance Uptake Among Former East Germans


Work in Progress

Optimal Education Financing
     joint with Marti Mestieri (Northwestern)