Revise and Resubmit

    1. Can public recognition reward backfire? Field experimental evidence on the retention and performance of volunteers with social-image concerns, with M A Malek, Sakiba Tasneem and Choon Wang, Journal of Public Economics | PAPER
    2. Centrality-based Spillover Effects in Education, with Michael Vlassopoulos, Yves Zenou and Xin Zhang, Journal of the European Economic Assocation | PAPER
    3. Determining the Extent of Taste-Based and Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India, with Choon Wang, Deb Pakrashi and Yves Zenou, Journal of Political Economy: Micro | PAPER
    4. Non-price energy conservation information and household energy consumption in a developing country: Evidence from an RCT, with Ahsan Zaman, Sheikh Eskander and Choon Wang, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management | PAPER
    5. Improving Hygiene and Sanitation through Parental Skill Training, with Umair Khalil and Tabassum Rahman, Economic Development and Cultural Change | PAPER
    6. Does Goal-Setting Pulls Off or Stops Short? Evidence from an at scale Experiment in Tanzania, with Nishith Prakash and Shwetlena Sabarwal, Economics of Education Review | PAPER
    7. After-school tutoring: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial, with Ummul Ruthbah, Reject and Resubmit Journal of Human Resources
    8. Financial Diaries and Women’s Money Management Behavior: Evidence from an RCT, with Vy nguyen, Russell Smyth and Zabid Iqbal, Reject and Resubmit Journal of Banking and Finance | PAPER

    Refereed Journals: Published/Accepted/Forthcoming

    1. Telementoring and homeschooling during school closures: A randomized experiment in rural Bangladesh, with Hashibul Hassan, Choon Wang, and Abu Siddique, Economic Journal | PAPER
    2. Delivering remote learning using a low-tech solution: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Bangladesh, with Choon Wang, Michael Vlassopoulos and Hashibul Hasan, Journal of Political Economy: Micro | PAPER
    3. Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy using Local Ambassadors: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Indonesia, with Gita Kusnadi, Jahen Rezki, Armand Sim, Giovanni van Empel, Michael Vlassopoulos, and Yves Zenou, European Economic Review | PAPER
    4. Partisan effects of information campaigns in competitive authoratarian elections: Evidence from Bangladesh, with Roland Hodler and Firoz Ahmed, Economic Journal | PAPER
    5. Diffusion in social networks: Experimental evidence on information sharing vs persuasion, with Marcel Fafchamps, Deb Pakrashi and Denni Tommasi, Journal of Development Economics | (Accepted, Pre-Results Review) | PAPER
    6. Improving Women's Mental Health During a Pandemic, with Michael Vlassopoulos, Abu Siddique, Tabassum Rahman, Deb Pakrashi, and Firoz Ahmed, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics forthcoming | PAPER
    7. Long-term impact of exposure to violent conflict: Are there gender differences? with Ratul Mahanta, Raju Mandal, Hiranya Nath, Chandarany Ouch and Dipanwita Sarkar, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization forthcoming | PAPER
    8. Fishermen’s Competitiveness and Labor Market Performance: Evidence from Shrimpers in Bangladesh, with Sakiba Tasneem and Liang Choon Wang, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    9. Awareness Campaigns during COVID-19 and Health Behavior: Evidence from Two Rapid Randomized Experiments in Bangladesh and India, with Abu Siddique, Tabassum Rahman, Deb Pakrashi, and Firoz Ahmed, Review of Economics and Statistics forthcoming| PAPER
    10. Emotional and Behavioral Impacts of Homeschooling Support on Children, with Hashibul Hassan, Abu Siddique, and Liang Choon Wang, American Economic Association: Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming in 2023 May issue| PAPER
    11. The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, with Mushfiq Mobarak et al., PLOS Medicine
    12. Public Support in the United States for Global Equity in Vaccine Pricing, with Lisa Chan, Gaurav Datt, Birendra Rai and Liang Choon Wang, Nature: Scientific Reports 12, 8960 | PAPER
    13. Parental Attitude and Investment in Children’s Education and Health in Developing Countries, with Lutfunnahar Begum and Phil Grossman, Oxford Economic Papers , 74(4): 1045–1062, 2022 | PAPER
    14. The Long-term Effects of Genocide on Antisocial Preferences, with Lata Gangadharan, Chandarany Ouch and Choon Wang, World Development , 160 (2022): 106068 | PAPER
    15. Heterogeneous Effects of Health Shocks in Developed Countries? Evidence from Australia, with Jaai Parasnis, Southern Economic Journal forthcoming | PAPER
    16. Experimental Evidence on Adoption and Impact of the System of Rice Intensification, with Chris Barrett, M A Malek, Debayan Pakrashi and Ummul Ruthbah, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 104(1), 4-32, January 2022 | PAPER
    17. Caste-based quotas and gender inequality? Field experimental evidence from India, with Deb Pakrashi, Soubhagya Sahoo, Choon Wang and Yves Zenou, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 190 (2021): 111–124, 2021 | PAPER | Ideas for India Column
    18. Food insecurity and mental health of women during COVID-19: Evidence from a developing country, with Golam Hasnain and Tabassum Rahman, PloS One , 16(7): e0255392, 2021 | PAPER
    19. Stigma and Misconception in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Field Experiment in India, with Choon Wang, Michael Vlassopoulos, and Deb Pakrashi, Social Science and Medicine , 278, 113966, June 2021 | PAPER
    20. Mobilizing P2P Diffusion for New Agricultural Practices: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh, with Marcel Fafchamps, M A Malek and Debayan Pakrashi, World Bank Economic Review, 35 (4): 1076–1101: Nov 2021 | PAPER
    21. Do children of immigrants outperform those of natives? Evidence from Australian nationwide standardized tests, with Dipanwita Sarkar and Russell Smyth, International Migration , 60:93–136: 2022 | PAPER
    22. Income loss and wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown in rural Bangladesh: Evidence from large household surveys, with Tabassum Rahman, Firoz Ahmed, Deb Pakrashi, and Abu Siddique, Bangladesh Development Studies [Invited], forthcoming | PAPER
    23. Determinants and Dynamics of Food Insecurity During COVID-19 in rural Bangladesh, with Firoz Ahmed, Deb Pakrashi, Tabassum Rahman, and Abu Siddique, Food Policy ,101 (May): 102066, 2021 | PAPER
    24. The Effects of Chess Instruction on Academic and Non-Cognitive Outcomes: Experimental Evidence from a Developing Country, with Wang-Sheng Lee and Aaron Nicholas, Journal of Development Economics, 150 (May):102615| PAPER
    25. Impact of sexually transmitted infections testing on sexually transmitted infection prevalence and sex work behaviour of female brothel sex workers in Bangladesh: a randomised controlled trial, with Claire Bristow, Golam Hasnain, Russell Smyth, Alexis Tan and Choon Wang, American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 104(6): 1991-1999, 2021 | PAPER
    26. Natural Disaster and Risk-Sharing Behavior: Evidence from a field experiment, with Matthew Leister, Minhaj Mahmud and Paul Raschky, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 61: 67–99, 2020| PAPER
    27. Price Elasticities of residential Electricity Demand: Estimates from Bangladesh, with Hema Balarama, Jun Sung Kim and Choon Wang, Energy Economics, 92 (October 2020): 104937| PAPER
    28. Can Referral Improve Targeting? Evidence from an Agricultural Training Experiment, with Marcel Fafchamps, M A Malek, Deb Pakrashi, Journal of Development Economics, 144(May 2020): 102436 | PAPER
    29. Labour Market Participation of Women in Rural Bangladesh: The Role of Microfinance, Journal of Development Studies , 56 (10): 1927-1946, 2020| PAPER
    30. Friendship and Female Education: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladeshi Primary Schools, with Youjin Hahn, Eleonora Patacchini, Yves Zenou, Economic Journal , 130 (April), 740–764, 2020 | PAPER
    31. Whose voice matters? An examination of gender bias in intra-household decision making, with Klaus Abbink and Chau Nguyen, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 176, 337-352, 2020 | PAPER
    32. Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh, with Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi, Economica , 87(348): 985-1015, 2020| PAPER
    33. Survey Measures versus Incentivised Measures of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Sex Workers’ Risky Sexual Transactions, with Alexis Tan, Choon Wang and Russell Smyth, Social Science and Medicine , 238 (2019):112497, October | PAPER
    34. Roommate effects in Health Outcomes, with Paul Frijters, Chitwan Lalji, and Debayan Pakrashi, Health Economics, 28:998–1034, 2019 | PAPER
    35. Heterogeneity in Peer Effects in Random Dormitory Assignment in a Developing country, with Debayan Pakrashi and Paul Frijters, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 163(2019):117-134 | PAPER
    36. Immigrant Married Women’s Labour Supply and Human Capital Investment Behaviour, with Sarah-Jane Derby and Russell Smyth, International Migration, 58(2): 118-42, 2020
    37. Parent-Teacher Meetings and Student Outcomes: Evidence from a Developing Country, European Economic Review , 111 (2019), 273–304 | PAPER
    38. Do networks matter after a natural disaster? A study on resource sharing within informal network after cyclone AILA, with Chau Nguyen,Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 90: 249-268, 2018 | PAPER
    39. Gender Bias in Parental Attitude: An Experimental Approach, with Lutfunnahar Begum and Phil Gorssman, Demography , 55(5):1641–1662, 2018 | PAPER
    40. Can Immigrants Insure Against Shocks as well as the Native-born?, with Steve Stillman and Chris Worswick Applied Economics , 50 (49):5302-5315, 2018| PAPER
    41. Education, Marriage and Fertility: Long-Term Evidence from a Female Stipend Program in Bangladesh, with Youjin Hahn, Kanti Nuzhat, Hee-Seung Yang and Russell Smyth, Economic Development and Cultural Change , 66(2): 383-415, 2018 | PAPER
    42. Girl Power: Stipend Programs and their Effects on the Education of Younger Siblings, with Lutfunnahar Begum, and Russell Smyth, Journal of Development Studies , 53(11): 1882-98, 2017 | PAPER
    43. The Intergenerational Impact of Conflict on Human Development: Evidence from Cambodia’s Genocide, with Chandrany Ouch, Russell Smyth and Choon Wang, Population and Development Review, 4 (2): 331-353, 2017. | PAPER
    44. Immigration, Innovation and Wages of Native-born American, with Chau Nguyen and Farid Islam, Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 56(3):459–488, 2017| PAPER
    45. Immigrant-Native Wage Differential across Occupations: Evidence from Australia, with Jaai Parasnis, International Migration, 54(3): 89–109, 2016 | PAPER
    46. Microcredit Program Participation and Household Food Security in Rural Bangladesh, with Chandana Maitra, Debayan Pakrashi and Russell Smyth, Journal of Agricultural Economics , 67(2): 448–470, 2016 | PAPER
    47. Bureaucratic Corruption and Income Inequality: Micro-Level Evidence from Bangladesh, with Wang-Sheng Lee, Journal of Development Studies , 52(10): 1499-1516, 2016| PAPER
    48. The long-term effects of civil conflicts on education, earnings, and fertility: Evidence from Cambodia, with Chandrany Ouch, Russell Smyth and Choon Wang, Journal of Comparative Economics , 44: 800-820, 2016 | PAPER
    49. The Long-term Health Effects of Mass Political Violence: Evidence From China’s Cultural Revolution, with Paul Raschky and Russell Smyth, Social Indicator Research , 132(1), 257-272, 2017 | PAPER
    50. Age at migration, English language skills and Adult Outcomes for Australian Immigrants, with Cahit Guven, Demography , 52:513–542, 2015 | PAPER
    51. Does Microfinance change the informal lending in village economies, With Chau Nguyen and Russell Smyth,Journal of Banking and Finance, 50: 141-156, 2015 | PAPER
    52. Genetic distance, Immigrants’ Identity and labour market outcome, with Paul Raschky, Journal of Population Economics, 28(3): 845-868, 2015| PAPER
    53. Heterogeneous Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Large Scale Programs in Bangladesh, Journal of Asian Economic s, 37:48–58, 2015 (Invited Article) | PAPER
    54. Do fertility control policies affect health in old age? Evidence from china’s one child experiment, with Russel Smyth, Health Economics, 24: 601–616, 2015| PAPER
    55. Corruption and Network in Education: Evidence from the Household Survey Data in Bangladesh, with Chongwoo Choe, Ratbek Dzhumashev, and Zakir Khan, Journal of Development Studies, 49(2): 238–250, 2013| PAPER
    56. Child Labour and Schooling Responses to Access to Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh, with Chongwoo Choe, Economic Inquiry, 51 (1): 46-61, 2013 | PAPER
    57. Immigrant and Native Saving Behaviour in Australia with Jaai Parasnis and Dietrich Fausten, Economic Record, 89(284): 52–71, March, 2013| PAPER
    58. Health Shocks and Consumption Smoothing in Rural Households: Does Microcredit have a Role to Play?, with Pushkar Maitra,Journal of Development Economics, 97 (2): 232-243, 2012 | PAPER
    59. The Economic Returns to Good Looks and Risky Sex in the Bangladesh Commercial Sex Market, with Russel Smyth,B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), 12 (1): 1935-1682, 2012 | PAPER
    60. Medium and Long-term Participation in Microfinance: Evaluation Using Large Panel Data Set from Bangladesh,American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 93(3): 843-862, 2011 | PAPER
    61. The Substitutability of Labor between Immigrants and Natives in the Canadian Labor Market: circa 1995,Journal of Population Economics, 22(1):199-217, 2009 | PAPER
    62. Skilled Immigration and Wages in Australia, with Dietrich Fausten,Economic Record, 84(s1):S66-S82, 2008 | PAPER
    63. Immigration and Unemployment Relationship: Evidence from Canada,Australian Economic Papers, 46(1): 52-66, 2007 | PAPER

    Book Chapter

    1. Economics of Sex Work in Bangladesh, The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) chapter 10 pp. 210-228, with Russell Smyth
    2. Height and Health among Older Chinese, Wellbeing among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming), with Paul Raschky and Russell Smyth