Presentations

Most Recent Presentations

Behavioral Economics Training Sessions, IDB, Washington, DC. "Introduction to Behavioral Economics". 11 October 2018

Behavioral Economics Training Sessions, IDB, Washington, DC. "Behavioral Economics at the IDB". 9 October 2018

Seminario Ciencia Política, ITAM, Mexico. "A Heavy Hand or a Helping Hand?" 4 October 2018

Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy, Washington, DC. "Behavioral Economics at the IDB". 21 September 2018

Evidencia para la Gestión Pública: Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas, Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 18 September 2018

T-20 Summit 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "The Age of Behavioral Economics: Perspectives for the G20." 17 September 2018

Seminario 'Empujoncitos para Mejorar Vidas', Buenos Aires, Argentina. "La Economía del Comportamiento en el BID." 17 Septiembre 2018

Festival Ciudades Felices, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Deportes para el Desarrollo." 13 Septiembre 2018

LACEA Crime and Policy Network, Washington, DC. "Citizen Security Research at the IDB." 7 September 2018

LACEA Crime and Policy Network, Washington, DC. "A Heavy Hand or a Helping Hand?" 6 September 2018

CEPE-UTDT, Argentina. "Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas." 16 Agosto 2018

Universidad Di Tella, Argentina. "Economía del Comportamiento. Ejemplos de proyectos en municipios de Argentina." 15 Agosto 2018

NextGen Board, Trinidad and Tobago (via Webex): "Economics of Behavioral Change". 2 August 2018

KIC, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC: "Economía del Comportamiento en el BID". 23 July 2018

8th Annual IRS-TPC Joint Research Conference on Tax Administration, Washington, DC: "Compliance Spillovers Across Taxes. Results From a Field Experiment". 20 June 2018

CAF, Semana de la Evaluación, Caracas, Venezuela (via Webex): "No Culpemos al Mensajero". 8 Junio 2018

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany: "A Heavy Hand or a Helping Hand? Information Provision and Citizen Preferences for Anti-Crime Policies". 29 May 2018

LASA 2018, Barcelona, Spain: "Transparency and Con.fidence in Government. Evidence from a Randomized Survey Experiment". 25 May 2018

School of Economics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: "Does the Delivery Method Matter? Results from a Field Experiment". 24 May 2018

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC: "'Thinking in Bets', Applications for the IDB". 30 April 2018

Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA: "Behavioral Economics at the IDB". 28 April 2018

Chief Economists' Meeting, Washington, DC: "Behavioral Economics, Information, and Fiscal Outcomes". 19 April 2018

Columbia University|SIPA, New York, NY: "Fiscal policy in practice: Spending wisely". 16 April 2018

Columbia University|SIPA, New York, NY: "Fiscal policy in practice: How to collect more taxes". 12 April 2018

Fundación CIAS, Washington, DC: "Economía del Comportamiento e innovaciones de política pública". 9 April 2018

Taller sobre Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas, Montevideo, UR: "Economía del comportamiento y políticas públicas para un Estado más eficiente". 5 April 2018

Evidencia para la Gestión Pública: Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas, Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 18 September 2018

T-20 Summit 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "The Age of Behavioral Economics: Perspectives for the G20." 17 September 2018

Seminario 'Empujoncitos para Mejorar Vidas', Buenos Aires, Argentina. "La Economía del Comportamiento en el BID." 17 Septiembre 2018

Festival Ciudades Felices, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Deportes para el Desarrollo." 13 Septiembre 2018

LACEA Crime and Policy Network, Washington, DC. "Citizen Security Research at the IDB." 7 September 2018

LACEA Crime and Policy Network, Washington, DC. "A Heavy Hand or a Helping Hand?" 6 September 2018

CEPE-UTDT, Argentina. "Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas." 16 Agosto 2018

Universidad Di Tella, Argentina. "Economía del Comportamiento. Ejemplos de proyectos en municipios de Argentina." 15 Agosto 2018

NextGen Board, Trinidad and Tobago (via Webex): "Economics of Behavioral Change". 2 August 2018

KIC, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC: "Economía del Comportamiento en el BID". 23 July 2018

8th Annual IRS-TPC Joint Research Conference on Tax Administration, Washington, DC: "Compliance Spillovers Across Taxes. Results From a Field Experiment". 20 June 2018

CAF, Semana de la Evaluación, Caracas, Venezuela (via Webex): "No Culpemos al Mensajero". 8 Junio 2018

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany: "A Heavy Hand or a Helping Hand? Information Provision and Citizen Preferences for Anti-Crime Policies". 29 May 2018

LASA 2018, Barcelona, Spain: "Transparency and Con.fidence in Government. Evidence from a Randomized Survey Experiment". 25 May 2018

School of Economics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: "Does the Delivery Method Matter? Results from a Field Experiment". 24 May 2018

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC: "'Thinking in Bets', Applications for the IDB". 30 April 2018

Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA: "Behavioral Economics at the IDB". 28 April 2018

Chief Economists' Meeting, Washington, DC: "Behavioral Economics, Information, and Fiscal Outcomes". 19 April 2018

Columbia University|SIPA, New York, NY: "Fiscal policy in practice: Spending wisely". 16 April 2018

Columbia University|SIPA, New York, NY: "Fiscal policy in practice: How to collect more taxes". 12 April 2018

Fundación CIAS, Washington, DC: "Economía del Comportamiento e innovaciones de política pública". 9 April 2018

Taller sobre Economía del Comportamiento y Políticas Públicas, Montevideo, UR: "Economía del comportamiento y políticas públicas para un Estado más eficiente". 5 April 2018

Related press article: Uruguay promueve la innovación fiscal a través de la Economía del Comportamiento. 5 April 2018

Fundación Rap, Buenos Aires, AR: "Economía del Comportamiento e innovaciones de política pública". 4 April 2018

Related press release: Seminario sobre estrategias para mejorar la recaudación en los municipios. 4 April 2018

Cumbre Mundial de Políticas Públicas, Washington, DC: "Información e Innovaciones en Política Pública". 14 March 2018

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA: "Behavioral Economics and Public Policy Innovations". 24 January 2018

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA: "Does the Delivery Method Matter? Results from a Field Experiment". 24 January 2018

Regional Policy Dialogue, Nassau, Bahamas: "Behavioral Economics, Information, and Fiscal Outcomes". 4 December 2017

Columbia University|SIPA, New York, NY: "Behavioral Economics and Innovation in Cities: Increasing Fiscal Revenues and Improving Public Policies in LAC". 28 November 2018

Comments from participants at the meeting and summary of the event at Columbia University's web page

Fiscal Affairs Department at the IMF, Washington, DC: "Behavioral Economics and Tax Compliance in Latin America". 5 October 2017

50 Jornadas Internacionales de Finanzas Públicas, Córdoba, Argentina. "Innovaciones en el Cumplimiento Tributario. Lecciones de la Economía del Comportamiento". 22 Septiembre 2017

Ministerio de Producción de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Economía del Comportamiento, Nudges y Política Pública". 20 Septiembre 2017

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC. "The Policymaking Process. Lessons from Central America and Beyond" [Organizer/Chair]. 15 September 2017

George Washington University, Washington DC. "Uruguay en el Siglo XXI: Reformas, Reglas y Economía" [Organizer/Chair]. 8 September 2017

International Forum: Fiscal Autonomy and Coordination for Effective Decentralization, Washington, DC. "Innovative Methods to Improve Tax Compliance and Subnational Fiscal Management", 1 September 2017

Workshop on Public Economics, RIDGE, Montevideo, Uruguay. "Do Rewards Work?", 26 May 2017

Universidad DiTella, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Do Rewards Work?", 23 May 2017

AFIP, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Información, innovaciones y cumplimiento tributario". 22 May 2017

Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Información y comportamiento ciudadano". 22 May 2017

Ministerio del Interior, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Cumplimiento tributario voluntario y gobiernos subnacionales. Lecciones de la economía del comportamiento". 18 May 2017

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC. "The Use of Rewards for Increasing Tax Compliance". 24 April 2017

Santiago, Chile. "Aspectos Económicos de los Cambios Constitucionales". 6 December 2016

Municipalidad de Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Argentina."Resultados de las Políticas Tributarias de la Ciudad". 16 November 2016

National Tax Association Annual Conference 2016, Baltimore, MD. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". 12 November 2016

Workshop Incorporating Behavior Insights into Projects, IDB, Washington, DC. "Information and Citizen Behavior". 7 November 2016

Experimental Economics Seminar, ICES at GMU, Arlington, VA. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". 28 October 2016

Inter-American Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Comunicación y Comportamiento. El uso de mensajes como herramienta de política pública". October 6, 2016.

Communication and Behavior Change: Smarter Crowdsourcing for Zika (online conference), The GovLab. September 6, 2016.

Brainstorming on Growth and Debt Strategies, Kingston, Jamaica. "Gearing up for Growth. Politics, Capacities, and Public Demand". July 12, 2016.

World Bank's ABCDE 2016, Washington, DC. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". June 21, 2016.

4th TARC Workshop, University of Exeter, UK. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". April 21, 2016.

IDS, University of Sussex, UK. "When do People Respond? Evaluating the Value of Communication Methods and Rewards". April 20, 2016

Institute of the Americas, University College, London, UK. "When do People Respond? Evaluating the Value of Communication Methods and Rewards". April 19, 2016

Overseas Development Institute, London, UK. "When do People Respond? Evaluating the Value of Communication Methods and Rewards". April 19, 2016

Behavioral Insights Team, London, UK. "Some Innovative Ways for Increasing Tax Compliance in Latin America". April 18, 2016

HMRC, London, UK. "Some Innovative Ways for Increasing Tax Compliance in Latin America". April 18, 2016

George Washington University, Washington, DC. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance". 13 April 2016.

MPSA 2016. Chicago, Illinois. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". April 8, 2016.

University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada. "Research, Field Experiments, and Policy Outcomes". April 5, 2016.

University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada. "Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods". April 4, 2016.

Municipalidad de Junín. Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Programas de Cumplimiento Tributario en la Ciudad de Junín". 2 March 2016.

CIPPEC. Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Cómo aumentar el cumplimiento tributario voluntario? Lecciones prácticas". 1 March 2016

Municipalidad de Santa Fe. Santa Fe, Argentina. "Cumplimiento Tributario. Análisis de los datos de Santa Fé". 29 February 2016.

Lisbon Meeting on Political Institutions. Lisbon, Portugal. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance". 20 February 2016.

National Tax Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance". 19 November 2015.

Inter-American Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Indicators for Institutional Quality". 6 November 2015

UBC (Skype Conference). "Research and Public Policy." 28 October 2015.

Conference "The Politics of Taxation in Latin America", Cornell University. "Explaining Changes in Tax Burdens in Latin America: Do Politics Trump Economics?" 16 October 2015.

CIPPEC. Buenos Aires, Argentina. "¿Quiénes deciden la política social?". 25 September 2015

CeATS. Vicente López, Argentina. "¿Cómo aumentar el cumplimiento tributario voluntario? Lecciones prácticas" 24 September 2015

Universidad DiTella. Buenos Aires, Argentina. "¿Quiénes deciden la política social?". 24 September 2015

Inter-American Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Political Economy Research at RES". 11 August 2015

Inter-American Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Measuring What We Do: Field Experiments in Taxation". 14 July 2015

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance". 17 June 2015

International Conference on Public Policy and Public Sector Reforms, Delphi, Greece. "Explaining Changes in Tax Burdens in Latin America: Do Politics Trump Economics?" 5 June 2015

Conference “Fat Politics, Lean Politics: Political Survival in Good and Bad Times”, University of Maryland, College Park. "Explaining Changes in Tax Burdens in Latin America: Do Politics Trump Economics?" 22 May 2015.

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC. "Nudges, Prices, and the Design of Public Policy". 29 April 2015

International Development Institute, King's College London, UK. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance". 22 April 2015

3rd TARC Workshop, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK. "Don’t Blame the Messenger. A Field Experiment on Delivery instead of Message for Increasing Tax Compliance ". 20 April 2015

LACEA-PEG / RIDGE Meetings. Montevideo, Uruguay. 26-27 March 2015. Agenda.

Political Economy of Citizen Security and Crime, IDB-Ridge-LACEA Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay. 25 March 2015. Agenda.

InterAmerican Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Measuring What We Do: Field Experiments in Taxation". 20 February 2015

InterAmerican Development Bank. Washington, DC. "Fiscal Policy Guidelines". 6 October 2014.

CIAT Tax Studies and Research Network 2014. Montevideo, Uruguay. "Measuring What We Do: Using Field Experiments as an Evaluation Tool". 29 September 2014

InterAmerican Development Bank. Washington, DC. "New Fiscal Transparency Code and Assessment: A brief comment" 18 September 2014.

The Reform Capacity of Governments Workshop. Lund, Sweden. "Do More Open Economies Have BiggerGovernments? Not Necessarily". 13 June 2014.

Americas Public Sector Meeting. Buenos Aires, AR. "Navigating the Latin American labyrinth. Finding the right path by producing better policies". 4 June 2014

Global and Americas Public Sector Meeting. Buenos Aires, AR. "What is the light at the end of the tunnel? A Latin American perspective". 3 June 2014

MPSA 2014, Chicago, IL. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 4 April 2014

World Bank, Washington, DC. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 18 February 2014

International Development Institute at KCL, London, UK. “Do More Open Economies Have Bigger Governments? Not Necessarily.” 20 November 2013

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 19 November 2013

Department of Political Economy, King’s College, London, UK. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 18 November 2013

Institute of Public Affairs and Department of Government, London School of Economics, London, UK. “Taxation in Latin America. From Political Economy to Field Experiments.” 14 November 2013

The 2013 CAPE Conference: Budgeting in the Real World, London, UK. “The Practice of Budgeting. The Budget Process, Policymaking, and Government Capabilities.” 13 November 2013

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Workshop on Tax Compliance in Field and Laboratory Experiments, Munich, Germany. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” November 5, 2013

Workshop on “Mobilizing Revenues in Developing Countries”, Bonn, Germany. “New Research Fields in the Tax and Development Agenda.” 25 September 2013

Institutions for Development Brown Bag, IFD, IDB, Washington, DC. “¿Cómo podemos reducir la evasión tributaria? Un resumen de políticas innovadoras de bajo costo y alto impacto para América Latina.” 11 September 2013

Department of Economics, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina. “Can we Reduce Tax Evasion in Latin America? A Summary of Field Experiments using Behavioral Economics (with some detours along the way.)” 15 August 2013.

The Shadow Economy Conference 2013, Munster, Gemany. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” July 27 2013.

German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement. Evidence from Two Field Experiments in Argentina.” 24 July 2013

Research Department, IDB, Washington, DC. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 16 July 2013

LACEA Political Economy Group Meeting, Bogotá, Colombia. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 31 May 2013

Colombia Country Office, IDB, Bogota, Colombia. “¿Sirven los Mensajes para Mejorar el Cumplimiento Tributario? Evidencia experimental.” 28 May 2013

Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF. “Economic Crisis and Fiscal Reforms in Latin America.” 2 May 2013

CIPPEC, Buenos Aires, Argentina. “Mensajes y Cumplimiento Tributario. Evidencia de Municipios de la Argentina.” 25 April 2013.

Midwest Political Association Meeting 2013, Chicago, Illinois. “Tax Compliance and Enforcement in the Pampas. Evidence from a Field Experiment.” 13 April 2013

Public Choice Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA. “Are We All Playing the Same Game? The Economic Effects of Constitutions Depend on the Degree of Institutionalization.” 8-10 March 2013

Public Choice Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA. “The Economic Effects of Constitutions: Do Budget Institutions Make Forms of Government More Alike?” 8-10 March 2013

Invited Lectures at Universities

University of Virginia

Columbia University

University of British Columbia

London School of Economics

King's College, London

Hertie School of Governance

George Washington University