Assistant Professor of Economics
(PhD, Harvard University)
719 Flanner Hall
574 631 1432
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
“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)