Research

Publications

  • Infant Mortality Rate as a Measure of a Country's Health: A Robust Method to Improve Reliability and Comparability (with Donna Gilleskie) Demography (2017) 54:2 p.701-720 [PDF] [Online Appendix]


Working Papers

  • Loss in the Time of Cholera: Long-run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban Landscape (with Attila Ambrus and Erica Field) [PDF] [Appendix] (Review and Resubmit)
  • Cell Phone Access and Election Fraud: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design in Afghanistan [PDF] [Online Appendix] (Under Review)
  • Community Monitoring and Crime: Evidence from Chicago's Safe Passage Program (with Sarah Komisarow) [PDF] [Online Appendix] (Review and Resubmit)


Work in Progress

  • Cell Phone Access and Insurgent Violence: Evidence from a Radio Propagation Model in Afghanistan
  • Is the Phone Mightier than the Virus? Cell Phone Access and Epidemic Containment Efforts (with Erica Field and Elisa Maffioli)
  • Mapping the Unmapped: The Impact of Digital Mapping on the Economic Development of Informal Settlements (with Erica Field and Kate Vyborny)
  • Community Monitoring, Punishments, and Crime: Evidence from Chicago's Drug-Free Zones (with Sarah Komisarow)