The Causes and Consequences of Increased Female Education and Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries
with R. Heath
Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence From India
with D. Dhar and T. Jain
Firm Growth and Corruption: Empirical Evidence from Vietnam
with J. Bie, E. Malesky, and B. Olken
June 2017, conditionally accepted at Economic Journal
The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers
with J. Cunha and G. De Giorgi
Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation
with J. De Laat, E. Lambin, C. Stanton, R. Audy, and N. Thomas
Science, July 2017, vol 357(6348), pp. 267–273
Why Are Indian Children So Short? The Role of Birth Order and Son Preference
with R. Pande
American Economic Review, forthcoming.
[Overview published in Economic and Political Weekly] [Op-ed published in New York Times]
Fertility Decline and Missing Women
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2017, vol 9(1), pp. 118-139.
Friendship at Work: Can Peer Support Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?
with E. Field, R. Pande, and N. Rigol
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, May 2016, vol 8(2), pp. 125-153. [AEA Research Highlight]
The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries
Annual Review of Economics, 2015, vol 7, pp. 63-88.
Incentives to Teach Badly? After-School Tutoring in Developing Countries
Journal of Development Economics, May 2014, vol 108, pp. 190-205.
Does Contraceptive Use Always Reduce Breastfeeding?
Demography, June 2014, vol 51(3), pp. 917-937.
Liquidity Constraints and Deforestation: The Limitations of Payments for Ecosystem Services
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2013, vol. 103 (2), pp. 309-313.
Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less Than Boys: Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India
with I. Kuziemko
Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2011, vol. 126 (3), pp. 1485-1538. [Online appendix] [Slides]
Do Traditional Institutions Constrain Female Entrepreneurship? A Field Experiment on Business Training in India
with E. Field and R. Pande
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2010, vol. 100 (2), pp. 125-129.
Modern Medicine and the 20th-Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs
with A. Lleras-Muney and K. Smith
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2010, vol. 2 (2), pp. 118-146. [Online appendix] [Slides]
Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality:
Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires
Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2009, vol. 44 (4), pp. 916-954. [Slides]
Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments:
Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines
with A. Lleras-Muney
Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2009, vol 124 (1), pp. 349-397. [Online appendix] [Slides]
The Jeffords Effect
Journal of Law and Economics, October 2006, vol. 49 (2), pp. 397-425.
Selling Labor Low: Wage Responses to Productivity Shocks in Developing Countries
Political Economy, June 2006, vol. 114 (3), pp. 538-575.
with M. Kremer
American Economic Review, March 2006,
vol. 96 (1), pp. 82-92. [Working Group] [Policy report]