Research

Publications

Does e-government improve government capacity? Evidence from tax compliance costs, tax revenue and public procurement competitiveness (with Zahid Hasnain and Bradley Larson), The World Bank Economic Review, 34(1), 101-120, 2020

– in media: RES Media Briefings

– in media: LSE Business Review

Tele-Communications 2.0: The age of the Internet (with Vahagn Jerbashian), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 18(3), 1935-1682, 2018

The impact of telecommunication technologies on competition in services and goods markets: Empirical evidence (with Vahagn Jerbashian), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119(3), 628-655, 2017

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 Democratization Promote Competition? Indonesian Manufacturing Pre and Post Suharto (with Bob Rijkers and Mary Hallward-Driemeier), World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9112, 2019

Natural Disasters and Creative Destruction: Evidence from Indonesian Firms (with Marina Dodlova and Krisztina Kis-Katos)

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


Other work

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