Research

Working papers:

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

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

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

* Domestic abuse and child mortality, joint with Samantha Rawlings. Earlier IZA DP version. Media Coverage: News Deeply.

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

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 IZA DP version: This is an early version of our work on racial inequality in the US which is superseded by `Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Employer Provided Fringe Benefits.’

Publications:

* The Economic Payoff of Name Americanization (joint with Costanza Biavaschi and Corrado Giulietti), IZA DP version, forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics, 2017.
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 Violence, Journal 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 Chau), Research in Labor Economics, 2012, 34: 1-53.

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