Publications

Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India (with Paul Novosad) January 2017, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

Working Papers

Rural Roads and Local Economic Development (with Paul Novosad – revise and resubmit, American Economic Review)

Partial Identification of Expectations with Interval Data (with Paul Novosad and Charlie Rafkin – submitted)

Rent-Seeking and Criminal Politicians: Evidence from Mining Booms (with Paul Novosad – submitted)

Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction (with Anjali Adukia and Paul Novosad – submitted)

Classification Trees for Heterogeneous Moment-Based Models (with Denis Nekipelov, Paul Novosad and Stephen P. Ryan – submitted) NBER Working Paper No. 22976

The Ecological Footprint of Transportation Infrastructure (with Teevrat Garg and Paul Novosad – submitted)

The Impacts of Local Control over Political Institutions: Evidence from State Splitting in India (with Paul Novosad)

One Step at a Time: Does Gradualism Foster Group Coordination? (with Maoliang Ye, Jie Zheng and Plamen Nikolov – revise and resubmit, Management Science)

Work in Progress

The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in India (with Paul Novosad and Charlie Rafkin)

Predicting Poverty Using Daytime Imagery (with Marshall Burke, David Lobell and Paul Novosad)

The Cost of Distance: Geography and Governance in Rural India (with Karan Nagpal and Paul Novosad)

Natural Disasters, Local Economic Impacts and Migration: Evidence from the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka (with Nilesh Fernando and Chungeun Yoon)

The Cost of Road Construction in Tanzania (with Martina Kirchberger and Paul Novosad)

Digging for Development: Economic Impacts of Mining Booms (with Paul Novosad)

Permanent Working Papers

The Impacts of Local Control over Political Institutions: Evidence from State Splitting in India (with Paul Novosad)

The Impact of Agricultural Output on Local Economic Activity in India (with Paul Novosad)