New Publication in Oxford Development Studies

Our paper “Remittances, Exchange Rates, and Central Bank Independence” was recently published in Oxford Development Studies. This is work in co-authorship with Carolina Garriga-Phillips (Essex University). In this paper, we explore how remittances affect the choice of exchange rate regimes. Previous research shows that remittances, by easing the ‘impossible trinity’, increase the probability of governments … More New Publication in Oxford Development Studies

New Publication in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Our paper “Family Remittances and Vigilantism in Mexico” (co-authored with Sandra Ley (CIDE) and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (LSE)) was recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. We explore the role of workers’ remittances in supporting vigilante organisations in Mexico. Research on remittances posits both a positive and a negative effect on collective action … More New Publication in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

New Publication in the American Journal of Political Science

The article “Remittances and Protest in Dictatorships”, co-authored with Dr. Abel Escribà-Folch and Dr. Joseph Wright is available for early view in the American Journal of Political Science. You can read the summary of our research here. This article is part of a larger project studying the impact of remittances on autocratic regimes.