Working Papers

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

Conflict and Risky Health Behavior: Evidence from Mexico’s Drug War. November 2017. [Revision requested at the Journal of Development Economics]

Research in Progress

Follow my Lead, with Ketki Sheth

Learning about Commitment, 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.