Home Bias in Humanitarian Aid: The Role of Regional Favoritism in the Allocation of International Disaster Relief (with Christian Bommer and Axel Dreher), article, forthcoming, Journal of Public Economics

Nepotism, Human Capital and Economic Development (with Holger Strulik), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, Vol. 181, 211-240

Working papers

Early Motherhood and Offspring Human Capital in India (with Marta Favara), CSAE Working Paper WPS/2020-15. University of Oxford, Ideas for India article, R&R at the Journal of Population Economics


Teacher Accountability and Pay-for-Performance Schemes in (Semi-) Urban Indonesia : What do Education Stakeholders Think? (with Jan Priebe and Dewi Susanti). World Bank Report.

Unequal Portions. Ending Malnutrition for Every Last Child (with Manuel Santos Silva). Technical note for Save the Children Report.

Work in progress

Teacher Quality and Student Outcomes in Vietnam (with Caine Rolleston).

Human Capital and Labor Market Resilience (with Alan Sanchez, Catherine Porter, Mark Mitchell and Marta Favara)

Education and Health Care Utilization. Evidence from Pakistan (with Andreas Landmann and Vendula Stepanikova)

Returns to cognitive skills in 7 developing countries