Research

Publications

The impact of telecommunication technologies on competition in services and goods markets: Empirical evidence (with Vahagn Jerbashian), forthcoming in Scandinavian Journal of Economics

The impact of doing business regulations on investments in ICT (with Vahagn Jerbashian) Empirical Economics, 50(3), 991-1008, 2016

Bribery Environment and Firm Performance: Evidence from CEE Countries (with Jan Hanousek), European Journal of Political Economy, 43, 14-28, 2016
– in media: VoxEU.org

Does money buy credit? Firm-level evidence on bribery and bank debt (with Zuzana Fungacova and Laurent Weill), World Development, 68, 308-322, 2015

Work in Progress

Does e-government improve government capacity? Evidence from tax administration and public procurement (with Zahid Hasnain and Bradley Larson), World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. WPS 7657, 2016 (R&R in The WBER) download the last draft
– in media: RES Media Briefings

Cronyism and industry structure in Indonesian manufacturing: pre and post Suharto (with Bob Rijkers and Mary Hallward-Driemeier)

Minds for the market: Non-cognitive skills in post-soviet countries (with Maryam Naghsh Nejad)

Country stress events: Does governance matter? (with Carlos Caceres), IMF Working Paper No. 12/116, 2012