Research

1. Shackled to the Soil: Inherited Land, Cultural Norms, and Labor Mobility
Status: Under Review

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 Treatment: The Effects of Technology on Social Interactions and Network Structure in Agriculture.” 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)

International Migration and Norm Formation, with Jaimie Bleck (ND)

Mechanization, Labor Markets and Agricultural Production, with Wyatt Brooks (ND), Kevin Donovan (Yale), Siddharth George (Harvard) and Sharan Mamidipudi (Harvard)