1. The heterogeneous impact of conditional cash transfers (with Sebastian Galiani). Journal of Public Economics, 2013.
    2. The impact of Chile's school feeding program on education outcomes. Economics of Education Review, 2013.
    3. Preschool and maternal labor outcomes: Evidence from a regression discontinuity design. Economic Development and Cultural Change (with Samuel Berlinski and Sebastian Galiani), 2011.
    4. The effects of quantitative skills training on college outcomes and peers. Economics of Education Review (with Kristin Butcher and Corrine Taylor), 2010.
    5. The benefits of delayed primary school enrollment: Discontinuity estimates using exact birth dates. Journal of Human Resources (with Joseph S. Shapiro), 2008.
    6. Breaking ground: Analysis of the assessment system and impact of Mexico's teacher incentive program "Carrera Magisterial" (with Lucrecia Santibáñez, José Felipe Martinez, Ashlesha Datar, Claude Messan Setodji, and Ricardo Basurto-Dávila), 2007.
    7. The central role of noise in evaluating interventions that use test scores to rank schools. American Economic Review (with Kenneth Y. Chay and Miguel Urquiola), 2005.
    8. Teacher and principal incentives in Mexico (with Lucrecia Santibañez). In Incentives to improve teaching: Lessons from Latin America, ed. Emiliana Vegas, 2005.