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Nilesh FernandoNilesh Fernando

Assistant Professor of Economics
(PhD, Harvard University)
719 Flanner Hall
574 631 1432 
Email: nilesh.fernando@nd.edu
https://economics.nd.edu/faculty/a-nilesh-fernando/
http://nileshfernando.com/

Geographic Focus: South Asia

Thematic Interests: Development, labor markets, labor economics, applied microeconomics, culture, agriculture and technology adoption, migration

Current Research: Migration, culture, structural change, and technology adoption

Working Papers

Shackled to the Soil: The Long-Term Effects of Inherited Land on Labor Mobility and Consumption"

“`Mobile'izing Agricultural Advice': Technology Adoption, Diffusion and Sustainability" with Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School)

“Social Interactions, Technology Adoption and Information Exchange: Evidence from a Field Experiment"

“Can Diversity Reduce Implicit Bias? Evidence from the Composition of Umpiring Panels in Cricket Matches" with Siddharth Eapen George (Harvard University)

“Field Comparisons of Incentive-Compatible Preference Elicitation Techniques,” with Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School), Daniel Stein (World Bank) and Jeremy Tobacman (Wharton School)

“Learning or Herding? Testing Between Theories of Technology Adoption with a Cluster Randomized Experiment" with Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School) and Hee Kwon Seo (University of Chicago)

“Contract Farming Among Marginal Farmers: A Randomized  Evaluation of  RUDI Multi-trade Company" with Sara Hernandez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Reshmaan Hussam (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Natalia Rigol (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

“Experiences from Mobile Phone-Based Data Collection: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment" with Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School) and Laura Litvine (University College London)


 

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