Research

Published, Forthcoming and Accepted Papers

"Social Networks, Reputation, and Commitment: Evidence from a Savings Monitors Field Experiment"

with Arun Chandrasekhar. Econometrica, 2019.


"The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality"

with Supreet Kaur and Yogita Shamdasani. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018.


“The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information”

with Marieke Bos and Andres Liberman. Review of Financial Studies, 2018. Editor's Choice. Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award in the Review of Financial Studies, 2018.


"Workplace Signaling and Financial Commitment: Evidence from a Field Experiment"

with Martin Kanz and Leora Klapper. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018.


"Financial Contracting and Organizational Form: Evidence from the Regulation of Trade Credit"

with Andres Liberman. Journal of Finance, 2017. Brattle Group First Prize Paper on Corporate Finance in the Journal of Finance 2017, Charles River Associates Award for Best Paper on Corporate Finance, WFA 2015.


Field Experiments, Social Networks, and Development

Oxford Handbook on the Economics of Networks, eds. Yann Bramoulle, Andrea Galeotti, and Brian Rogers, 2016.

Working Papers

"Using Aggregated Relational Data to Feasibly Identify Network Structure without Network Data"

with Arun Chandrasekhar, Tyler McCormick, and Mengjie Pan. Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review. (implementation cookbook and survey instruments) (estimation pseudocode) (estimation code).


"Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply"

with Supreet Kaur and Nandita Krishnaswamy.


"When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery during India's Demonetization"

with Abhijit Banerjee, Arun Chandrasekhar, and Ben Golub.


“Naïve Learning with Uninformed Agents”

with Abhijit Banerjee, Arun Chandrasekhar, and Markus Mobius.


"Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance Crisis"

with Cynthia Kinnan.


"Seeing the Forest for the Trees? An Investigation of Network Knowledge"

with Arun Chandrasekhar and Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi.


“Do Credit Constraints Limit Entrepreneurship: Heterogeneity in the Returns to Microfinance”

with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Cynthia Kinnan.


“Peer Effects and Loan Repayment: Evidence from the Krishna Default Crisis”


“Network centrality and Institutional Design: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field"

with Arun Chandrasekhar and Horacio Larreguy.


Selected Research in Progress

"Affirmative Action, Attitudes, and Social Netoworks: Evidence from Caste-Based Reservation in India"

with Arun Chandrasekhar and M.R. Sharan.


"The Real Effects of Electronic Wage Payments"

with Martin Kanz and Leora Klapper.


"Testing for Labor Rationing: Revealed Preference Estimates from Demand Shocks"

with Supreet Kaur and Yogita Shamdasani.


"Access to Credit and Productivity : Evidence from Thai Villages"

with Robert Townsend and Diego A. Vera-Cossio.