Papers

Work in progress:

Violence and risk aversion revisited: Evidence from a global dataset, joint with Ferdinand Vieider.

* 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:

* Measuring attitudes towards domestic violence and child marriage: list experiments in Bangladesh, joint with Niaz Asadullah, Elisabetta De Cao and Fathema Zahura Khatun. Revise & Resubmit at Journal of Population Economics.

* Violence and female labor supply. IZA DP version. Media: Ideas for India. Revise & Resubmit at Economic Development and Cultural Change.

* Domestic violence and child mortality, joint with Samantha Rawlings. Updated IZA DP 11899. Earlier IZA DP 8566. Media: News Deeply. Revise & Resubmit at Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

Publications:

* 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

* 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.

* 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).

* 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: 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.’