Working Papers

Discrimination from Below: Experimental Evidence on Female Leadership in Ethiopia, with Shibiru Ayalew and Ketki Sheth. February 2018. [Submitted]

The effect of HIV prevention products on incentives to supply condomless commercial sex among female sex workers in South Africa, with Matthew Quaife, Peter Vickerman, Robyn Eakle, Maria A. Cabrera-Escobar, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, and Fern Terris-Prestholt. September 2017. [Revise and Resubmit]

Research in Progress

Pushing Back On Leaning In, with Ketki Sheth

Women’s Empowerment and Nutrition in Kenya, with Maya Duru

Learning about Commitment: Evidence from Contingency Management Programs, with Erin Giffin


Arredondo J, Gaines T, Manian S, et al. (2018). The law on the streets: Evaluating the impact of mexico's drug decriminalization reform on drug possession arrests in Tijuana, Mexico. The International Journal of Drug Policy.

Padian N, McCoy S, Manian S et al. (2011). Evaluation of Complex, Combination HIV Prevention Programs: Essential Issues. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.