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]
  • Social Monitoring and Electoral Fraud: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design in Afghanistan [PDF]
  • Community Monitoring and Crime: Evidence from Chicago's Safe Passage Program (with Sarah Komisarow) [PDF] [Online Appendix] (Under Review)


Work in Progress

  • Is the Phone Mightier than the Virus? Cell Phone Access and Epidemic Containment Efforts (with Erica Field and Elisa Maffioli)
  • Long-run Persistence of Economic Shocks: Evidence from the 1940 London Blitz (with Erica Field)
  • A Digit-Based Test for Infant Mortality Rate Misreporting (with Charles Becker)