I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Economics Department and the PPE program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Research Interests

Development, Cultural and Social Economics, Consumer Behavior, International Trade, Inequality

Working Papers

How Do We Choose Our Identity? A Revealed Preference Approach Using Food Consumption [Download PDF]

with David Atkin and Moses Shayo, R&R Journal of Political Economy


The Conspicuous Consumption of the Poor: Forgoing Calories for Aspirational Goods [Download PDF]

with Clément Bellet


Market Integration and Convergence in Consumption Patterns [Download PDF]

with José de Sousa and Thierry Mayer


Less Food for More Status: Caste Inequality and Conspicuous Consumption in India, LIEPP Working Paper N°56 [Download PDF]

with Clément Bellet

Work in Progress

Missing Boys and the Origins of Sex Ratio Differences

with Avraham Ebenstein


Determinants of Basic Consumption Requirements in the US: Evidence from Scanner Data

with Clément Bellet


The Wheels Turn: Cotton Trade and Occupational Change of the Indian Weavers

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