Selected Publication

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Parent-Teacher Meetings and Student Outcomes: Evidence from a Developing Country, European Economic Review , 111 (2019), 273–304 | PAPER
  16. 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
  17. Gender Bias in Parental Attitude: An Experimental Approach, with Lutfunnahar Begum and Phil Gorssman, Demography , 55(5):1641–1662, 2018 | PAPER
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Age at migration, English language skills and Adult Outcomes for Australian Immigrants, with Cahit Guven, Demography , 52:513–542, 2015 | PAPER
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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