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Postal address:Department of Economics London School of Economics Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE
Workplace:Economics Department, London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)
Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Wilderness Conservation and the Reach of the State: Evidence from National Borders in the Amazon
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. The value of democracy: evidence from road building in Kenya
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (65)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (22)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (14)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2015)

2014

  1. Women's empowerment in action: Evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (33)

2013

  1. Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (55)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2013) Downloads View citations (28)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (48)

2012

  1. Can openness to trade reduce income volatility? Evidence from colonial India's famine era
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
    GRI Working Papers, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Downloads View citations (75)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (9)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (76)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2012) Downloads View citations (76)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (56)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012)

2009

  1. Community Networks and PovertyReductionProgrammes: Evidence from Bangladesh
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (137)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2005) Downloads View citations (4)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2005) Downloads View citations (4)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (30)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2006) Downloads View citations (16)
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2006) Downloads View citations (28)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2005

  1. Entry Liberalization and Inequality in Industrial Performance
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2005)

2004

  1. Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment
    The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2003) Downloads View citations (17)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (31)
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2003) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  2. The Unequal Effects of Trade Liberalization: Theory and Evidence from India
    2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (29)
  3. Toward a microeconomics of growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2002) Downloads View citations (28)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2002) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Mass media and political accountability
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (21)

2001

  1. The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2000) Downloads View citations (3)
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2000) Downloads View citations (29)

2000

  1. Modernisation and Son Preference
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2000) Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. Land Reform, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Evidence from India
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1998) Downloads View citations (3)

1997

  1. Prediction and Determination of Household Permanent Income
    Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du Département d'économie, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, Département d’économie View citations (5)
    Also in STICERD - Distributional Analysis Research Programme Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (1997) Downloads View citations (5)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1997) Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (6), 1817-51 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2012

  1. The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (4), 1707-1754 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2010

  1. Can Openness Mitigate the Effects of Weather Shocks? Evidence from India's Famine Era
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 449-53 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Intentions to Participate in Adolescent Training Programs: Evidence from Uganda
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, (2-3), 548-560 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (4), 1397-1412 Downloads View citations (139)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2005

  1. Banking for the Poor: Evidence From India
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 268-278 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (3), 780-795 Downloads View citations (220)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Entry Liberalization and Inequality in Industrial Performance
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 291-302 Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Halving Global Poverty
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (3), 3-22 Downloads View citations (105)

2001

  1. Political agency, government responsiveness and the role of the media
    European Economic Review, 2001, 45, (4-6), 629-640 Downloads View citations (31)

1995

  1. Value-added tax options for India
    International Tax and Public Finance, 1995, 2, (1), 109-141 Downloads View citations (6)

1994

  1. The behaviour of state firms in eastern Europe, pre-privatisation
    European Economic Review, 1994, 38, (6), 1327-1349 Downloads View citations (64)

1993

  1. Taxation and Development
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1993, 31, (2), 762-830 Downloads View citations (160)
 
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