PUBLICATIONS

1. Shackled to the Soil: Inherited Land, Cultural Norms, and Labor Mobility , Forthcoming in The Journal of Human Resources

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

3. “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

WORKING PAPERS 

1. “Seeking the Treated: The Impact of Mobile Extension on Peer Information Exchange in India”
Status: Under Review

2. “Understanding Adverse Outcomes in Gulf Migration: Evidence from Administrative Data from Sri Lanka” with Alison Lodermeier (Brown)
Status: Revised and Resubmitted

3. “Debiasing Discriminators: Evidence from the Introduction of Neutral Umpires”  with Siddharth George (BU)
Status: Under Review

4.  “Regulation by Reputation? Quality Revelation of Labor Intermediaries in International Migration” with Niharika Singh (Columbia)
Status: Draft in preparation

5. Can Technology Reduce Hiring Frictions in Small Firms? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangalore , with Niharika Singh (Columbia) and Gabriel Tourek (MIT)
Status: Draft in preparation

6. “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

SELECTED ONGOING PROJECTS

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

Mechanization, Labor Markets and Agricultural Production, with Wyatt Brooks (ASU) and Siddharth George (BU) 

Regulating Migrant Recruitment Networks, with Alison Lodermeier (Brown)