The Ecological Footprint of Transportation Infrastructure (with Teevrat Garg and Paul Novosad) accepted, Economic Journal
Rural Roads and Local Economic Development (with Paul Novosad) March 2020, American Economic Review
Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction (with Anjali Adukia and Paul Novosad) January 2020, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
One Step at a Time: Does Gradualism Foster Group Coordination? (with Maoliang Ye, Jie Zheng and Plamen Nikolov) January 2020, Management Science
Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India (with Paul Novosad) January 2017, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
The Socioeconomic High-resolution Rural-Urban Geographic Dataset on India (SHRUG) (with Toby Lunt, Ryu Matsuura, and Paul Novosad) Revise and resubmit at World Bank Economic Review.
→ SHRUG Codebook
→ Download the SHRUG
Rent-Seeking and Criminal Politicians: Evidence from Mining Booms (with Paul Novosad) Conditionally accepted, Review of Economics and Statistics.
Intergenerational Mobility in India: New Methods and Estimates Across Time, Space, and Communities (with Paul Novosad and Charlie Rafkin – submitted). Fact Sheet for media. Brief interview with NOVAFRICA.
Work in Progress
Predicting Poverty Using Daytime Imagery (with Tony Duan, Elliott Chartock, Haque Ishfaq, Paul Novosad, Marshall Burke, David Lobell and Stefano Ermon)
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
Getting Signal from Interval Data: Theory and Applications to Mortality and Intergenerational Mobility (with Paul Novosad and Charlie Rafkin)
The Impact of Agricultural Output on Local Economic Activity in India (with Paul Novosad)