Working papers:

1. Words Matter: Gender, Jobs and Applicant Behavior, joint with Sugat Chaturvedi and Kanika Mahajan.

2. Estimating endogenous effects on ordinal outcomes, joint with Andrew Chesher and Adam Rosen. CeMMAP working paper CWP66/19. Revise & Resubmit at the Review of Economics and Statistics.

Publications and forthcoming papers:

1. Media reported violence and female labor supply. Accepted for publication in Economic Development and Cultural Change. UoB Economics working paper. An earlier version of this paper appears as “Violence and female labor supply” (IZA DP version). Media: VoxDev, UoB School of Economics blog, Ideas for India.

2. Intimate Partner Violence: The influence of job opportunities for men and women, joint with Sonia Bhalotra, Uma Kambhampati and Samantha Rawlings. Forthcoming in The World Bank Economic Review. An earlier version of this paper appears as “Intimate Partner Violence and the Business Cycle”. IZA DP version

3. Measuring gender attitudes using list experiments, joint with Niaz Asadullah, Elisabetta De Cao and Fathema Zahura Khatun. Journal of Population Economics, 2021, 34: 367-400. IZA DP version.

4. Domestic Violence and Child Mortality in the Developing World, joint with Samantha Rawlings. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2020, 82(4): 723-750. Earlier versions of this paper appear as “Domestic Violence and Child Mortality” (IZA DP 11899) and “Domestic Abuse and Child Health” (IZA DP 8566). Media: News Deeply.

5. Are Drone Strikes Effective in Afghanistan and Pakistan, joint with David Jaeger. Earlier IZA DP versionCESifo Economic Studies, 2018, 64(4), 667-697.
Media: Foreign Policy.

6. The Economic Payoff of Name Americanization, joint with Costanza Biavaschi and Corrado Giulietti. Earlier IZA DP versionJournal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35 (4), 1089-1116.
Media:  Freakonomics blog, Chris Blattman, The Economist (12), Slate and Financial Times (March 31, 2014).

7. Randomized control trials in an imperfect world. IZA World of Labor, 2014.

8. Partially Identified Treatment Effects Under Imperfect Compliance: The Case of Domestic ViolenceJournal of the American Statistical Association, 2013, Volume 108, Issue 502, pg 504-513.

9. Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence from India, joint with Melanie Khamis and Nishith Prakash. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2012, 83: 353-371. Media: Livemint

10. Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Non-compliance and Informality, joint with Arnab Basu and Nancy ChauResearch in Labor Economics, 2012, 34: 1-53.

11. Evidence on Caste Based DiscriminationLabour Economics, 2011, 18(S1): S146-S159.

Older Working papers:

1. Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Employer Provided Fringe Benefits, joint with Wallace Mok. IZA DP version.

2. Racial Differences in Fringe Benefits and Compensation, joint with Wallace Mok. IZA DP version: This is an early version of our work on racial inequality in the US which is superseded by `Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Employer Provided Fringe Benefits.’