Research

Papers

The Consequences of Letter Grades on Labor Market Outcomes and Student Behavior, Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming.

Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths? (with Więcek et al.), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2022.

Market Design to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Supply (with Castillo et al.), Science, 2021.

Government Intervention and Bank Markups: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis for the COVID-19 Crisis (with Igan et al.), Journal of Banking and Finance, 2021.

Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability (with Ahuja et al.), AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2021.

Economic fitness: How equity market returns reflect the realization of economic growth potential (with Chu et al.), International Journal of Finance and Economics, 2020.

Purchasing COVID-19 Vaccines at Risk: Costs and Benefits for Latin America and the Caribbean (with AHT Group), Inter-American Development Bank Technical Note, 2020.

Within Firm Supply Chains: Evidence from India (with Shresth Garg), Revise & Resubmit. Journal of International Economics.

An Economic View of Corporate Social Impact (with Hunt et al.), Presented at NBER Summer Institute 2021. Submitted.

Urban Transit Infrastructure and Inequality: The Role of Access to Non-Tradable Goods and Services (with Lee Kwok Hao), Presented at NBER Summer Institute 2021. Submitted.

Free Community-Wide Provision of Drinking Water Treatment Reduces Child Mortality: Evidence from Kenya (with Haushofer et al.), NBER Working Paper.

Water treatment and child mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis (with Kremer et al.). Becker Friedman Institute Working Paper.

The Minimum Wage and Firm Networks: Evidence from South Africa, United Nations WIDER Working Paper.

Residential Segregation in Urban India (with Adukia et al.), Presented at North East Universities Development Consortium.

Unreliable Firms: Evidence from Rwanda (with Vishan Nigam), Presented at North East Universities Development Consortium. Slides.

In Preparation

The Effectiveness of Classroom Incentives: Experimental Evidence from Kenya (with Ronak Jain), Presented at AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting 2020. Randomized Trial Ongoing.

Effects of chlorinated drinking water and nutritional supplementation interventions on child development, early learning, and school attendance (with Powers et al.), Pre-analysis Plan.

Water Treatment and Child Survival in Kenya (with Kremer et al.), Givewell Feature.