Research

Working Papers:

 

1) “The Impacts of Managerial Autonomy on Firm Outcomes

2) “Learning, Adaptation and Climate Uncertainty: Evidence from Indian Agriculture(previously circulated as “Ambiguity Aversion and Learning in a Changing World: The Potential Effects of Climate Change from Indian Agriculture”)

3) “The Skills to Pay the Bills: Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham

4) “Linguistic Distance and Market Integration in India” with James Fenske

5) “Management and Shocks to Worker Productivity” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham

6) “Fetal Origins of Mental Health: Evidence from Africa” with Achyuta Adhvaryu, James Fenske, and Anant Nyshadham

 

Publications/Forthcoming  Papers:

1) “The Light and the Heat: Productivity Co-benefits of Energy-saving Technology“with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics)

2) “Booms, Busts, and Household Enterprise: Evidence from Coffee Farmers in Tanzania” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (forthcoming, World Bank Economic Review)

3) “1807: Economic shocks, conflict and the slave trade” with James Fenske (2017). Journal of Development Economics

4) Climate, ecosystem resilience and the slave trade” with James Fenske (2015). Journal of Development Economics

5) “The impact of climate change on agro-ecological zones: Evidence from Africa”  with Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn (2012). Environment and Development Economics, August, 2012. (Supplementary material)

6) “Adaptation And Climate Change Impacts: A Structural Ricardian Model Of Irrigation And Farm Income In Africa” with Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn (2011). Climate Change Economics, Volume: 2, Issue: 2,  pp. 149-174.

Projects in Progress:

1)  “Leveraging Equipment Rentals Markets for Smallholder Farmers” with Julieta Caunedo

2) “Environmental Regulation and Firm Size” with James Fenske and Muhammad Haseeb

3) “Paying Farmers Not to Burn: A Randomized Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services in India” (with Kelsey Jack, Seema Jayachandran, and Rohini Pande)

4) “The Impacts of Access to Peer to Peer Solar Electricity Trading” (with Shefali Khanna)