Hidden Income and the Perceived Returns to Migration

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming.

[Working Paper Version] [Slides] [AEA RCT Registry]

Media coverage: The Economist

Working Papers

Valuing the Time of the Self-Employed (with Daniel Agness, Sylvain Chassang, Pascaline Dupas, and Erik Snowberg)

[Latest Paper] [NBER Working Paper] [Slides] [AEA RCT Registry]

Persecution and Migrant Self-Selection: Evidence from the Collapse of the Communist Bloc (with Ran Abramitzky and Isabelle Sin)

[Latest Paper] [NBER Working Paper]

Can Redistribution Change Policy Views? Aid and Attitudes Toward Refugees in Uganda (with Thomas Ginn, Robert Hakiza, Helidah Ogude, and Olivia Woldemikael)

[Latest Paper] [AEA RCT Registry] [Full Pre-Specified Results]

Intrahousehold Spillovers in the Migration Decision: Evidence from Thailand's Regional Cities Project

[Latest Paper]

Selected Work in Progress

Does Improving Destination Food Security Increase Migration? Experimental Evidence from the Indian Public Distribution System (with Ambar Narayan, Odyssia Ng, and Sutirtha Sinha Roy)

Accepted (Pre-Results Review), Journal of Development Economics. Fieldwork complete.

[Pre-Analysis Plan] [AEA RCT Registry]

The Long-Term Welfare Impacts of Natural Disasters: Evidence from Ugandan Landslides (with Jakob Hennig)

Fieldwork complete.

The Role of Information Frictions and Networks in Internal Migration: An Experiment in Kenya (with Zachary Barnett-Howell and Thomas Ginn)

Fieldwork on-going.

[AEA RCT Registry]

Re:Build: Refugee economic and social integration in East Africa (with Thomas Ginn, Ibrahim Kasirye, Belinda Muya, and Andrew Zeitlin)

Fieldwork on-going.

[AEA RCT Registry]