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

Women’s Empowerment in Kenya, with Maya Duru

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.