Publications

Below selected journal articles, book chapters, working papers and reports. Also see my Google Scholar profile.

Journal articles
Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana, and Oviedo, Mónica. The good the bad and the ugly: The socio-economic impact of drug cartels and their violence in Mexico, Journal of Economic Geography, in print.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., and Méndez-Errico, Luciana. 2017. Does inequality foster or hinder the growth of entrepreneurship in the long run? Research on Economic Inequality, 25, forthcoming.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2016. Estimating the impact of Mexican drug cartels and drug-related homicides on crime and perceptions of safety, Journal of Economic Geography, 16:4.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2014. An Inquiry into the Use of Illegal Electoral Practices and Effects of Political Violence and Vote-Buying, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 58:8.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2013. To What Extent Did Ethnicity and Economic Issues Matter in the 2007 Kenyan Elections, Development Policy Review, 31:3.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2013. Decentralization, Accountability and the 2007 MPs Elections in Kenya, Journal of Development Studies, 49:1.

Dercon, Stefan., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2012. Triggers and Characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan Electoral Violence, World Development, 40:4

Collier, Paul., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Kimenyi, Mwangi. 2011. “Democracy and Prosperity”, in Adam, C. Collier, P. (Eds.) Kenya Policies for Prosperity. Oxford University Press

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Haubrich, Dirk., McLean, Iain. 2010. To what extent does deprivation affect the performance of English local authorities? Journal of International Review of Administrative Sciences, 76:1. Winner of the Best Article by IRAS Journal and Sage Editorial. Reprinted in Chinese Mandarin and also:

-2010. Reprinted in French: Dans quelle mesure la privation affecte-t-elle le travail des autorités locales anglaises? Revue Internationale des Sciences Administratives.

-2010. Reprinted in Spanish: ¿En qué medida afectan las privaciones a los resultados de las autoridades locales inglesas? Revista Internacional de Ciencias Administrativas.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2009. Estimating the impact of England’s area-based intervention “New Deal for  Communities” on employment. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 39:3.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Noble, Michael. 2008. Evaluating   England’s   ‘New   Deal   for   Communities’ programme, Journal of Economic Geography, 8:6.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Haubrich, Dirk., McLean, Iain. 2008. The limits of performance assessments of public   bodies:   the   case   of   deprivation   as  an  environmental   constraint   on   English   local   government, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 26:4.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2008. “Encouraging entrepreneurship among young people: Evidence and challenges in Europe” in Neumaier, O., Schweiger, G. & Sedmak, C. (Eds.): Perspectives on Work. Munster etc.: LIT Verlag.

McLean, Iain., Haubrich, Dirk., and Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2007. The   perils   and   pitfalls   of   performance measurement: The case of local authorities in the UK, Public Money & Management, 27:2.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Noble, Michael., Covizzi, Ilaria. 2007. “The impact of England’s New Deal for Communities on worklessness” in  Social Policy and Regional Development in Europe, The Institute of Economics Zagreb, Croatia.

Selected Policy and Working Papers

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. and Méndez-Errico, Luciana. 2017. Does inequality foster or hinder the growth of entrepreneurship in the long run?  Queen Mary University of London, CGR Working Paper No. 83. Forthcoming in Research on Economic Inequality.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2017.  How does inequality affect long-run growth?  Queen Mary University of London, CGR Working Paper No. 84.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. and LeBas, Adrienne. 2016. Does electoral violence affect voting choice and willingness to vote? Evidence from a vignette experiment, Oxford University, Economics Department, CSAE WPS/2016-35.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Méndez-Errico, Luciana. 2015. The Long-Term Impact of Inequality on Entrepreneurship and Job Creation, Department of Applied Economics, working paper 15-01,  Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2014. Mexican drug violence endangers development by increasing poverty and disrupting economic activity, VOX LACEA 23 December 2014.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana, and Oviedo, Mónica. 2014. The good, the bad and the ugly: The socio-economic impact of drug cartels and their violence in Mexico, Department of Applied Economics, working paper 14-10,  Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Published in Journal of Economic Geography.

2014. Estimating the impact of Mexican drug cartels on crime, Department of Applied Economics, working paper 14-09, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Published in Journal of Economic Geography.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2012. An Inquiry into the Use of Illegal Electoral Practices and Effects of Political Violence, CSAE WP/2012-16, University of Oxford. Published in Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2012. Determinants of Spanish Firms’ Life Cycle and Job Creation: A Pseudo-Panel Approach, DAE working paper 2012-09, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2010. Decentralization, accountability and the 2007 MPs elections in Kenya, CSAE WPS/2010-09, University of Oxford. Published in Journal of Development Studies.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2010. Occupational choice and inequality traps, CSAE WPS/2010-08, University of Oxford.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana.  2010. The dynamics of the informal economy, CSAE WPS/2010-07, University of Oxford.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana.  2010. The informal economy and growth, University of Oxford, Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth iiG briefing paper 11.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana.  2010. The role of ethnic identity and economic issues in the 2007 Kenyan Elections, CSAE WPS/2010-06, University of Oxford.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana.  2009. Decentralization and the MPs Elections in Kenya. University of Oxford, Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (iiG) Briefing Paper.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2009. Campaign finance distorts Nigerian elections, University of Oxford, Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth iiG briefing paper 07.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Kimenyi, Mwangi., Dercon, Stefan. 2008. The 2007 Elections, Post-Conflict Recovery and Coalition Government in Kenya, University of Oxford, Improving Institutions for pro-poor Growth (iiG) Briefing Paper.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Kimenyi, Mwangi. 2008. Tribalism as a Minimax-Regret Strategy: Evidence from Voting in the 2007 Kenya Elections, Afrobarometer,Working Paper 103.

Kimenyi, Mwangi., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2008. Identity, Grievances, and Economic Determinants of Voting in the 2007 Kenyan Elections, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Working Paper, 2008-38.

Dercon, Stefan., Bratton, Michael., Kimenyi, Mwangi., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Bold, Tessa.2008. Ethnicity, Violence and the 2007 Elections in Kenya, Afrobarometer Briefing Paper No.48.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Haubrich, Dirk., McLean, Iain. 2008.Performance and Deprivation in English Local Government: Correlations and Possible Implications, Working Paper, Oxford Policy Institute. Published in Journal of International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Haubrich, Dirk., McLean, Iain. 2006. How performance assessment of public bodies may be falling short in England?, Working Paper, Nuffield College, University of Oxford. Published in Environment and Planning C Journal.

Barnes, Helen., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Noble, Michael. 2006. Multiple imputations of missing data in the 2001 South African  census. Working Paper No.  4,  Centre  for the Analysis  of South African  Social  Policy, DSPSW, 2006, University of Oxford.

Immorvoll, Herwig., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana., Sutherland, Holly. Sutherland, Holly. 2005. How European Union State Members adjust tax and benefit systems for inflation, EUROMOD, University of Cambridge.

Sutherland, Holly., Gutiérrez-Romero, Roxana. 2004. EUROMOD Country Report: United Kingdom 2001 policies, EUROMOD, University of Cambridge.

Selected Reports

2009.  Leaving Benefits Behind II: Labour market transitions of workless people in Wales 1999-2005. The Welsh Assembly Government, UK. (with Anttila, C., Griggs, J., McLennan, D., Noble, M.)

2008.  Developing   Small  Area Measures on Fear of Crime: a feasibility study. Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Withworth,  A.,   McLennan,   D., Noble   M.)

2007. Narrowing the Gap?   Modelling the NDC Programme impact   on   pupil   attainment   and  worklessness   at   individual   level   and   resultant   policy   implications. Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Wilkinson, K.)

2007. Leaving Benefits Behind, Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Antilla, C., Griggs, J., Mason, D., McLennan, D., Noble, M., Shung-King, M., Wilkinson, K.,Whitworth, A.)

2006. The child support grant: A Sub-provincial analysis of eligibility and take up in January 2005. National Department of Social Development, South Africa. (with Noble, M., Wright, G., Barnes, H., Noble, S., Ntshongwana, P., McLennan D., D. Avenell.)

2006.   Evaluating   the   Impact   of   the   Neighbourhood   Management   Programme   on Worklessness, Baseline Report. Research Report 26, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, UK. (with McLennan, D., Antilla, C., Mason, D., Wilkinson, K., Mokhar, C,  Dibben, C., Smith, G., Noble, M. )

2005. Worklessness in New Deal for Communities Areas: Findings from phase 1 of the National Evaluation. Research report for the National NDC Evaluation, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, UK.  (with Noble, M., Antilla C. McLennan D., Covizzi I., Mason D., Wilkinson K.)

2005. The child support grant: A Sub-provincial analysis of eligibility and take up in January 2004. National Department of Social Development, South Africa. (with Noble, M., Wright, G., Barnes, H., Noble, S., Ntshongwana, P., McLennan D., D. Avenell)

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