Working Papers:

1) “The Impacts of Managerial Autonomy on Firm Outcomes” (revise and resubmit, Econometrica)

2) “Mechanizing Agriculture” with Julieta Caunedo

3) “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”)

4) “Economies of Density and Congestion in Capital Rental Markets” with Julieta Caunedo and Haimeng Zhang

5) “Railways and Cities in India” with James Fenske and Jinlin Wei (revise and resubmit, Journal of Development Economics)

Publications/Forthcoming or Accepted  Papers:

1) “Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (accepted, Journal of Political Economy)

2) “Management and Shocks to Worker Productivity” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and  Anant Nyshadham  (2022) Journal of Political Economy (Lead Article)

3) “Linguistic Distance and Market Integration in India” with James Fenske (2021) The Journal of Economic History (Lead Article)

4) “The Green Revolution and Infant Mortality in India ” with Prashant Bharadwaj, James Fenske, and Rinchan Ali Mirza (2020) Journal of Health Economics

5) “The Light and the Heat: Productivity Co-benefits of Energy-saving Technology“with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (2020) Review of Economics and Statistics

6) “Booms, Busts, and Household Enterprise: Evidence from Coffee Farmers in Tanzania” with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (2019) World Bank Economic Review

7) “1807: Economic shocks, conflict and the slave trade” with James Fenske (2017) Journal of Development Economics

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

9) “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)

10) “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) “How Do Environmental Firm Location Policies Affect Workers, Firms, and Environmental Quality?” with Michael Gechter

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)