[1] Sovereign Rating for the Unrated Developing Countries
(joint with Dilip Ratha and Sanket Mohapatra of World Bank). World Development: 2011, vol 39(3) pp 295-307. (lead article)

    [2] Impact of Remittances on Household Income, Asset and Human Capital: Evidence from Sri Lanka (joint with Dilip Ratha of World Bank) Migration and Development:2012,  1 (1), 163-179

    [3] Cherry-Picking or Lemon-Grabbing? Investigating FDI in Indian Manufacturing Firms (Joint with Priya Nagaraj of William Patterson University)  Foreign Trade Review:2013, 48 (2), 219-231

    [4] Cultural Transmission and Contraceptive Use – Evidence from US-Mexico Migration.
Migration and Development:2013, 2 (2), 286-311

    [5] Productivity and firm size
in India
(joint with Priya Nagaraj of William Patterson University) [Forthcoming in Small Business Economics; DOI: 10.1007/s11187-013-9504-x]

    Under Review

    Mother's Autonomy and Child Welfare - A New Measure and Some New Evidence (joint with Tanika Chakraborty of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur) (IZA Discussion Paper


    Working Papers 

    Perceived vs. Actual returns from college and educational outcomes - Evidence from a classroom survey (joint with Robert Melara, CCNY) (partially funded by a grant from the Rangel Center)

    Explaining College Retention and Dropout – Evidence from Administrative Data  (joint with Robert Melara, CCNY)


    Ongoing Projects

    Ethnicity and Return to Work in Breast Cancer Survivors
(joint with Victoria Blinder, MSKCC)  (funded by a grant from National Caner Institute through U54). 
Data collection stage.

    A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Impact of ICCAN on Cancer Treatment Completion and Quality of Life
(joint with Francesca Gany, MSKCC),
(funded by a grant from National Caner Institute through U54). Data collection stage.