Research

1. Shackled to the Soil: Inherited Land, Cultural Norms, and Labor Mobility
Status: R&R at Journal of Human Resources

2. “’Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion and Sustainability”,  with Shawn Cole (HBS)
Status: Under Review

3. “Field Comparisons of Incentive-Compatible Preference Elicitation Techniques”, with Shawn Cole (HBS), Daniel Stein (ID-Insight) and Jeremy Tobacman (Wharton)
Status: R&R at Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

4. “Seeking the Treated: The Impact of Agricultural Information on Social Interactions and Network Structure ” with Garima Sharma (MIT)

5. “Debiasing Discriminators: Evidence from the Introduction of Neutral Referees”  with Siddharth Eapen George (Harvard)

6.  “Regulation by Reputation? Quality Revelation of Labor Intermediaries in International Migration” with Niharika Singh (Harvard)
Status: Draft available upon request

7. “Agricultural Extension, Technology Adoption and Information Spillovers: Evidence from a Cluster Randomized Experiment” with Shawn Cole (HBS), Raissa Fabregas (UT-Austin) and Hee Kwon Seo (Chicago-GSB)
Status: Draft available upon request

SELECTED ONGOING PROJECTS

Can Technology Reduce Hiring Frictions in Small Firms?: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangalore , with Niharika Singh (HKS) and Gabriel Tourek (HKS)

Natural Disasters, Local Economic Impacts and Migration: Evidence from the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka, with Sam Asher  (World Bank – DECRG) and Chungeun Yoon (ND)

Mechanization, Labor Markets and Agricultural Production, with Wyatt Brooks (ND) and Siddharth George (Dartmouth)