Research




Work in Progress

Malbouffe: mal taxee?, Invited article. Revue Francaise d'Economie. Numero special: Evaluation des Politiques Publiques. Forthcoming 2023.
Rational Addiction, Satiation, and Social Interactions, with Davide Dragone.
Peer Effects, Green Choices and Nudges
Food Consumption Choices with Bounded Rationality

Working Papers Under Review

Conspicuous Leisure, Time Allocation, and Obesity Kuznets Curves 02/09/2022 working paper, with Ronald Wendner.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Economic stress and body weight during the Covid-19 pandemic (2021), invited article, Studies in Microeconomics, Special Issue: COVID 19 Pandemic: Health Hazard, Nutrition and Food Security, DOI: 10.1111/joes.12458.
The Elusive Link Between Income and Obesity (2021), Journal of Economic Surveys, DOI: 10.1111/joes.12458.
Hand-to-Mouth Consumption and Calorie Consciousness: Consequences for Junk-Food Taxation (2021), Public Finance Review, 49 (2): p. 167-220.
We Are What We Eat: Obesity, Income, and Social Comparisons (2020), with Ronald Wendner, European Economic Review, 128, p. 1-36.
Could Obesity Be Contagious? Social Influence, Food Consumption Behavior, and Body Weight Outcomes (2019), Macroeconomic Dynamics, p. 1-36.
Can Tax Reforms Help Achieve Sustainable Development? (2017), Resource and Energy Economics, 50, p. 135-163.
Reassessing the Effects of Environmental Taxation When Pollution Affects Health Over the Life-Cycle, (2016), with Xavier Pautrel, Economic Modelling, 52 (B), p. 310-321.
Optimal Taxation and Income Mobility with Borrowing Limits, (2011), Public Finance Review, 39 (3), p. 393-428.
Appendix
Taxe environnementale, morbidité et profil de productivité, (2011), with Xavier Pautrel Revue Economique, 62 (3), p. 501-510.
Optimal Taxation and Borrowing Constraints, (2011), Economía, XXXVI, 31 enero-junio p. 9-53.
Appendix
Welfare Improving and Distributionally Neutral Tax Reforms, (2010), Economic Modelling, 27 (5), p. 1253-1268.
Optimal Taxation and Finite Horizon, (2006), Economics Letters, 91 (2), p. 215-221.
Appendix

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter

Optimal Taxation and Inequality: A Comparative Study of the US and Latin America, (2011), in Progress in Economics Research, Nova Science Publishers, (24).