Research

Publications 

  1. Engaging Teachers with Technology Increased Achievement, Bypassing Teachers Did Not  (with Adrienne Lucas (accepted at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy)
  2. Digitization and Development: Property Rights Security, and Land and Labor Markets (accepted at Journal of European Economic Association)
  3. Health Knowledge and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa (with Anne E. FitzpatrickLaura C. DerksenAnne KaringJason T. KerwinAdrienne LucasNatalia Ordaz Reynoso & Munir Squires, accepted at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization)
  4. Gender Bias in Performance Assessments: Evidence from Teachers (with Anne Fitzpatrick and Adrienne Lucas, accepted at AEA Papers and Proceedings)
  5. `Rule-of-Thumb’ Instructions to Improve Fertilizer Management? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (with Mahnaz Islam). Forthcoming, Economic Development and Cultural Change
  6. Tenancy and clientelism. 2021. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization186, 201-226.
  7. Favoritism and Flooding: Clientelism and Allocation of Irrigation Water. 2019. World Development 114, 175-195. 

Working Papers

  1. Improving Fertilizer Management can lead to Medium Term Increase in Complimentary Inputs (with Mahnaz Islam, submitted)
  2. Information and Behavior: Evidence from Fertilizer Quantity Recommendations in Bangladesh
    (with Mahnaz Islam and Khandker Wahed Rahman)
  3. “Improving Public Sector Service Delivery: The Importance of Management” (with Anne Fitzpatrick and Adrienne Lucas)

Selected Works in Progress

“Identity-Verified Land Records and Female Access to Land and Inheritance” (with Erica Field, Jeremy Lebow and Kate Vyborny) Draft under preparation.

“From Remedial to Grade Level: Secondary School Readiness Program in Odisha, India”  (with Anne Fitzpatrick, Adrienne LucasJason Kerwin, and Khandker Wahed Rahman). Draft under preparation. 

“Another chance for Adolescent Females: Out of school program in Pakistan” (with Anne Fitzpatrick and Adrienne Lucas). Data collection under way. 

Other Working Papers 

Conflict Events, Absenteeism and Learning Outcomes in Schools

Seasonal Dropping-Out: using novel data to study attendance and enrollment in response to shocks. [Abstract]

Consumer Confidence in Conflict Prone Regions (with Hassan Abbass and Ali Choudhary)

Inflation Expectations in a Developing Country Setting (with Hassan Abbas and Ali Choudhary)

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