Research

Work in progress:

Violence and risk preferences, joint with Ferdinand Vieider.

* Measuring gender attitudes using a list experiment in Bangladesh, joint with Niaz Asadullah, Elisabetta De Cao and Fathema Zahura Khatun.

* IV Models for Ordered Outcomes with an application to the effect of neighbourhood characteristics on Subjective Well Being, joint with Andrew Chesher and Adam Rosen.

* Crimes against women and economic conditions: Evidence from India, joint with Sonia Bhalotra, Uma Kambhampati and Samantha Rawlings

Working papers under review:

* Violence and female labor supply. IZA DP version.

* Intimate Partner Violence and the Business Cycle, joint with Sonia Bhalotra, Uma Kambhampati and Samantha RawlingsIZA DP version.

* Domestic violence and child mortality, joint with Samantha Rawlings. Updated IZA DP 11899. Earlier IZA DP 8566. Media Coverage: News Deeply.

Publications:

* Are Drone Strikes Effective in Afghanistan and Pakistan, joint with David Jaeger. Earlier IZA DP versionCESifo Economic Studies, forthcoming.
Media Coverage: Foreign Policy.

* 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 Coverage:  Freakonomics blog, Chris Blattman, The Economist (12), Slate and Financial Times (March 31, 2014).

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

* 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.

* 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 Coverage: Livemint

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

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

Older Working papers:

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

* 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 IZA DP version: This is an early version of our work on racial inequality in the US which is superseded by `Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Employer Provided Fringe Benefits.’