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Postal address:Economics Department, Box B 64 Waterman Street Providence, RI 02912
Workplace:Economics Department, Brown University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. The Democracy Effect: a Weights-Based Identification Strategy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Consumption Risk and Human Capital Accumulation in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Uptick in Income Segregation: Real Trend or Random Sampling Variance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2015

  1. Household Recombination, Retrospective Evaluation, and the Effects of a Health and Family Planning Intervention
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2013

  1. Staffing Subsidies and the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2015)

2011

  1. Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector
    ADB Economics Working Paper Series, Asian Development Bank
    See also Journal Article in Asian Development Review (2012)

2010

  1. Is There Surplus Labor in Rural India?
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2010) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2010) Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Microeconomics of Technology Adoption
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (143)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2010) Downloads View citations (143)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2010) Downloads View citations (148)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2010)

2008

  1. Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2010)

1997

  1. Population Growth, Technical Change, and Forest Degradation
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
  2. Women's Schooling, Home Teaching, and Economic Growth
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1999)

1996

  1. Financial Intermediation, Transfers and Commitment: Do Banks Crowd Out Private Insurance Arrangements in Low-Income Rural Areas?
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
    Also in Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania (1996) Downloads View citations (3)
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania (1996) Downloads
  2. Household Division, Inequality and Rural Economic Growth
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Dynamics of Education and Fertility: Evidence from a Family Planning Experiment"
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (14)

1995

  1. Analysis of Household Behavior when Households Choose Their Members: Marriage-Market Selection and Human Capital Allocations in Rural Bangladesh
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Imperfect Commitment, Altruism, and the Family: Evidence from Transfer Behavior in Low-Income Rural Areas
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2001)

1994

  1. Equilibrating the Marriage Market in a Rapidly Growing Population: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Program Effects and the Allocation of Resources within the Household
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads

1990

  1. FERTILITY DECLINE IN AFRICA; ASSESSMENT AND PROSPECTS
    Working Papers, World Bank - Technical Papers View citations (4)

Undated

  1. A Consistent Semiparametric Estimator of the Consumer Surplus Distribution
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2000)
  2. Comparative Advantage, Information and the Allocation of Workers to Tasks: Evidence from an Agricultural Labor Market
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Dynamic Savings Decisions in Agricultural Environments with Incomplete Markets
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (1997)
  4. Learning by Doing and Learning from Others: Human Capital and Technical Change in Agriculture
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1995)
  5. Prices, Credit Constraints, and Child Growth in Low-Income Rural Areas
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Technical Change and Human Capital Returns and Investments: Evidence from the Green Revolution
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1996)
  7. The Dynamics of Agricultural Production and the Calorie-Income Relationship: Evidence from Pakistan
    Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1997)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Development Economics and Method: A Quarter Century of ABCDE
    World Bank Economic Review, 2015, 29, (suppl_1), S2-S8 Downloads
  2. Editors' Introduction
    World Bank Economic Review, 2015, 29, (suppl_1), S1 Downloads
  3. Racial segregation and quality of care disparity in US nursing homes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 39, (C), 1-16 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Research Opportunities in Emerging Markets: an Inter-disciplinary Perspective from Marketing, Economics, and Psychology
    Customer Needs and Solutions, 2015, 2, (4), 264-276 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Staffing subsidies and the quality of care in nursing homes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 41, (C), 133-147 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector
    Asian Development Review, 2012, 29, (1), 1-28
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (5), 2205-29 Downloads View citations (139)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Microeconomics of Technology Adoption
    Annual Review of Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 395-424 Downloads View citations (140)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Voluntary Compliance, Pollution Levels, and Infant Mortality in Mexico
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 191-97 Downloads View citations (19)

2007

  1. Does Economic Growth Reduce Fertility? Rural India 1971-99
    India Policy Forum, 2007, 3, (1), 179-213 Downloads
  2. The social dimensions of microeconomic behavior in low-income communities: Introduction to a symposium
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 83, (2), 253-255 Downloads

2004

  1. Agricultural Productivity Growth, Rural Economic Diversity, and Economic Reforms: India, 1970-2000
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 52, (3), 509-42 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Technological change and the distribution of schooling: evidence from green-revolution India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 74, (1), 87-111 Downloads View citations (30)

2001

  1. Imperfect Commitment, Altruism, And The Family: Evidence From Transfer Behavior In Low-Income Rural Areas
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001, 83, (3), 389-407 Downloads View citations (151)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Receiving Help at Home
    Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2001, 56, (6), S374-S382 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. A consistent semiparametric estimation of the consumer surplus distribution
    Economics Letters, 2000, 69, (3), 245-251 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper

1999

  1. Women's Schooling, Home Teaching, and Economic Growth
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (4), 682-714 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1998

  1. Reconstructing the size of the African American population by age and sex, 1930–1990
    Demography, 1998, 35, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (5)

1997

  1. Dynamic Savings Decisions in Agricultural Environments with Incomplete Markets
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1997, 15, (2), 282-92 View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper
  2. The dynamics of agricultural production and the calorie-income relationship: Evidence from Pakistan
    Journal of Econometrics, 1997, 77, (1), 187-207 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper

1996

  1. Huber correction for two-stage least squares estimates
    Stata Technical Bulletin, 1996, 5, (29) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Population, economic development and the environment: K. Lindahl-Kiessling and Hans Landberg, ed., (Oxford University Press, New York, 1994), pp. xxii + 284, $29.95
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 49, (2), 394-399 Downloads
  3. Technical Change and Human-Capital Returns and Investments: Evidence from the Green Revolution
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (4), 931-53 Downloads View citations (252)
    See also Working Paper

1995

  1. Learning by Doing and Learning from Others: Human Capital and Technical Change in Agriculture
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (6), 1176-1209 Downloads View citations (660)
    See also Working Paper
  2. Nutrition and Health Investment
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 148-52 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Prices, Credit Markets and Child Growth in Low-Income Rural Areas
    Economic Journal, 1995, 105, (430), 551-70 Downloads View citations (86)

1994

  1. A Test for Moral Hazard in the Labor Market: Contractual Arrangements, Effort, and Health
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (2), 213-27 Downloads View citations (48)
  2. Poverty and Illness in Low-Income Rural Areas
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 216-20 Downloads View citations (10)

1992

  1. Older widow mortality in rural Bangladesh
    Social Science & Medicine, 1992, 34, (1), 89-96 Downloads View citations (9)

1991

  1. Are Cohort Mortality Rates Autocorrelated?
    Demography, 1991, 28, (4), 619-637 Downloads

Chapters

2008

  1. Economic Development and the Decline of Agricultural Employment
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (19)

Editor

  1. Population Studies
    Taylor & Francis Journals
 
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