Welcome to my academic website. I am an Orlando Bravo Assistant Professor in the Economics department at Brown University. My research interests are in labor and development economics.
Office hours are available by email.
Email: matthew_pecenco at brown dot edu
The Impact of Incarceration on Employment, Earnings, and Tax Filing (with Andrew Garin, Dmitri Koustas, Carl McPherson, Samuel Norris, Evan K. Rose, Yotam Shem-Tov, and Jeffrey Weaver)Revise and Resubmit, Econometrica
Conviction, Incarceration, and Policy Effects in the Criminal Justice System (with Vishal Kamat and Samuel Norris)
Identification in Multiple Treatment Models under Discrete Variation (with Vishal Kamat and Samuel Norris)
Opportunities and Entrepreneurship: Evidence on Advanced Labor Market Experience (with Carlos Schmidt-Padilla and Hamilton Taveras)
Customer Discrimination in the Workplace: Evidence from Online Sales (with Erin Kelley, Gregory Lane, and Edward Rubin)
Peer Preferences in Centralized School Choice Markets: Theory and Evidence (with Natalie Cox, Ricardo Fonseca, Bobak Pakzad-Hurson)
The Effect of Incarceration on Mortality (with Samuel Norris and Jeffrey Weaver)Forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics
The Effects of Parental and Sibling Incarceration: Evidence from Ohio (with Samuel Norris and Jeffrey Weaver)American Economic Review (2021) [Ungated version] [Non-technical Summary]