Research

Working Papers

"Civil Service Reforms: Evidence from U.S. Police Departments" (submitted)

Latest version: here.

Online Appendix.

"The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large-scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia" joint with Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Amy Finkelstein (MIT), Rema Hanna (Harvard University), Ben Olken (MIT) and Sudarno Sumarto (TNP2K and SMERU) (draft coming soon)

Selected Work in Progress

"Civil Service Reforms and Bureaucrats’ Selection: Evidence from U.S. Cities 1900-1940"

"Closing Time: the Local Amenities Effect of Prohibition" joint with Greg Howard (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

"Implicit Bias in Judicial Language: Evidence from U.S. Circuit Courts" joint with Elliott Ash (ETH Zurich) and Daniel L. Chen (Toulouse School of Economics)

"Who Watches the Watchmen? Local News and Police Behavior in the United States" joint with Nicola Mastrorocco (Trinity College Dublin)