Working Papers

"The Buck Stops Where? Federalism, Uncertainty, and Investment in the Brazilian Water and Sanitation Sector". Revise and Resubmit at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

"The Role of Basic Sanitation Plans on Service Provision: Evidence from Brazil"


"(Not So) Gently Down The Stream: River Pollution and Health in Indonesia" with Teevrat Garg, Stuart Hamilton, Jacob Hochard & John Talbot. Accepted at Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM)

"Remote-Sensing Supports Economic Inference in Developing Countries" with Jacob Hochard in GEOValue: The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information, Chapter 13, 2017, Taylor & Francis

"The Effects of Home-Based HIV Counseling and Testing on HIV/AIDS Stigma among Individuals and Community Leaders in Western Kenya: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Trial" with Corinne Low, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Winnie Rono, Angeli Kirk, Samson Ndege, Markus Goldstein, and Harsha Thirumurthy. AIDS Care, Special Issue: Effects of Investing in Communities on HIV/AIDS Outcomes, 25 (1), 2013 [Published under name: “Evan Plous”]

Selected Works in Progress

"Who Chooses to Sell to the Government? Screening and Barriers to Entry in Brazilian Public Procurement" with Michael Best, Joana Naritomi, Laura De Castro Zoratto & Alexandre de Oliveira

"Greener on the Other Side? Spatial Discontinuities in Property Tax Rates and their Effects on Tax Morale" with Michael Best, François Gerard, Joana Naritomi & Laura De Castro Zoratto

"Climate Change and the Transmission of Infectious Diseases: Impacts & Adaptation" with Teevrat Garg & Jacob Hochard

"Private Oversight in Public Water Provision: Evidence from Nanjing" with Xing Xia