Research

Fields of research:
Primary: Development Economics
Secondary: Labor Economics

Reevaluating Agricultural Productivity Gaps with Longitudinal Microdata,” with Joan Hicks, Nicholas Li and Edward Miguel (revision requested by the Journal of the European Economic Association), NBER working paper (http://www.nber.org/papers/w23253). 
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Migration Choice under Risk and Liquidity Constraints,” (submitted) working paper


“ Immigration and its Effects on Crime, Violence and Social Unrest,” with Brian Feld, working paper (draft available upon request)

Income Shocks, Marriage Timing, and Migration: Evidence from Indonesia,” with Sylvan Herskowitz, working paper
 

Selected works in progress:


        Individual and Social Learning in Agriculture, with Jeremy Magruder

   

Reports and reviews:
“Drought-tolerant rice in Eastern India - Diagnostic report prepared for the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment,” 2013, with Alain de Janvry
Understanding Attitudes Towards Migrants: A Broader Perspective,” Human Development Research Paper Series, No 53, 2009, with Jeni Klugman