7. Hiring Frictions and the Promise of Online Job Portals: Evidence from India, with Niharika Singh (Columbia) and Gabriel Tourek (Pitt), Forthcoming in American Economic Review-Insights

Media: [SGB Brief] [VoxDev]

6. Peer Pressure and Discrimination: Evidence from International Cricket, with Siddharth George (NUS), Accepted at Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

Media: [The Hindu] [ExBulletin] [Mint]

Data: [Data and Code]

5. Shackled to the Soil: Inherited Land, Cultural Norms, and Labor Mobility, The Journal of Human Resources, Volume 57, Issue 2, Spring 2022

Media: [Harvard Business Review] [Dawn]

Data: [Data and Code] [Raw Data]

4. Understanding Adverse Outcomes in Gulf Migration: Evidence from Administrative Data from Sri Lanka, with Alison Lodermeier (Brown), International Migration Review , Volume 56, Issue 1, 2022

3. Seeking the Treated: The Impact of Mobile Extension on Peer Information Exchange in India, Journal of Development Economics, Volume 153, November, 2021

Media: [VoxDev] [Ideas4India]

Data: [Data and Code]

2. ‘Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion and Sustainability, with Shawn Cole,  The Economic Journal , Volume 131, Issue 633, January 2021, p. 192–219

Media: [JPAL Case Study] [Financial Times] [CEGA]

Data: [Data and Code]

1. Field Comparisons of Incentive-Compatible Preference Elicitation Techniques, with Shawn Cole, Daniel Stein, and Jeremy Tobacman,  Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 172, April 2020, p.33-56


8. Regulation by Reputation? Intermediaries, Labor Abuses, and International Migration, with Niharika Singh (Columbia)

Status: Under Review

Media: [VoxDevTalks (Podcast)] [ND News] [Medium]

9. 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 in preparation


Natural Disasters, Local Economic Impacts and Migration: Evidence from the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka, with Sam Asher  (Johns Hopkins) and Chungeun Yoon (KDU)

Domestic Consequences of International Migration Restrictions, with Alison Lodermeier (Brown) and Paul Shaloka (ND) 

International Migration, Labor Abuses, and Voting, with John Marshall (Columbia)