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Miguel Almunia

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 28252

Email: M dot Almunia at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S1.116

Advice and feedback hours: on leave until Summer 2018. Please contact me by email.

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Research Interests

  • Public Economics and Development Economics


EC976 Econometrics (Term 1, MSc in Finance & Economics)

EC981 Topics in Public Economics (Term 2, MSc in Economics)

EC9B2 Topics in Applied Economics (Term 1, MRes/PhD in Economics)


Summary of Research Papers

Working Papers

"More Giving or More Givers? The Effects of Tax Incentives on Charitable Donations in the UK", with Ben Lockwood and Kim Scharf

"VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence", with Li Liu and Ben Lockwood

"Venting Out: Exports during a Domestic Slump", with Pol Antràs, David Lopez-Rodriguez and Eduardo Morales

"Points to Save Lives: Traffic Enforcement Policies and Road Fatalities", with Gonzalo Gaete

Published Papers

"Under the Radar: The Effects of Monitoring Firms on Tax Compliance", with David Lopez-Rodriguez, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 10 (1), Feb 2018, p. 1-38.

“Are Men and Women-Economists Equally Distributed Across Research Fields? Some New Empirical Evidence”, with Juan J. Dolado and Florentino Felgueroso, SERIEs - Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, vol. 3 (3), Sep 2012, p. 367-393.

“From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences, and Lessons”, with Agustín Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua, Economic Policy, vol. 62, April 2010, p. 219–265.

Work in Progress

"Big Bills on Uganda's Sidewalks? Value-added and Trade Taxes under Limited Taxpayer and State Capacity", with Jonas Hjort, Justine Knebelmann and Lin Tian

"Bunching vs. Diff-in-diff", with Michael Best

"Size-Dependent Regulations in Spain", with Juan F. Jimeno and David Lopez-Rodriguez