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Working Papers

2018

  1. Prosocial motivation and incentives
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2018)

2017

  1. Profit with purpose? A theory of social enterprise
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2017)
  2. Public-private partnerships for the provision of public goods: theory and an application to NGOs
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
    Also in STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (1999) Downloads View citations (6)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1999) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Research in Economics (2017)

2016

  1. Commercialization and the Decline of Joint Liability Microcredit
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2018)
  2. Credit market frictions and political failure
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2016)

2013

  1. Can Market Failure Cause Political Failure?
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Contractual Structure in Agriculture with Endogenous Matching
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)
  3. Group Lending Without Joint Liability
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (4)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2016)
  4. Land Acquisition and Compensation in Singur: What Really Happened?
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Land Acquisition for Industrialization and Compensation of Displaced Farmers
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics (2010)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)
  6. Market Structure and Borrower Welfare in Micro Finance
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (16)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2012) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2018)
  7. Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (10)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  8. Profit with Purpose? A Theory of Social Enterprise with Experimental Evidence
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Can the Bill Bring Desired Outcomes?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  2. Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
    Documentos de Trabajo, Instituto de Economia. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads View citations (26)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2013)

2011

  1. Contractual Structure and Endogenous Matching in Partnerships
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. IMPLEMENTING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR THE POOR: THE ROLLOUT OF RSBY IN KARNATAKA
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Taxation and Regulation of Bonus Pay
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, 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 (2011) Downloads View citations (5)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (10)
  4. The Land Acquisition Bill-- A Critique and a Proposal
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (18)
  5. Trade and the Skill Premium Puzzle with Capital Market Imperfections
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2010) Downloads

2010

  1. Repayment Frequency in Microfinance Contracts with Present-Biased Borrowers
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2010) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Thanks for Nothing? Not-for-Profits and Motivated Agents
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2009) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2011)

2009

  1. Property Rights and Economic Development
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2009) Downloads View citations (21)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2009) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Chapter (2010)
  2. The de Soto Effect
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2009) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Status incentives
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2005

  1. Competition and incentives with motivated agents
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (318)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (7)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2003) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)

2003

  1. Eviction Threats and Investment Incentives
    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 (2)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2004)
  2. Incentives, choice and accountability in the provision of Public Services
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2003) Downloads View citations (47)

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2003)

2002

  1. Credit Rationing, Wealth Inequality, and Allocation of Talent
    STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, 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 (2002) Downloads View citations (3)
    ICER Working Papers - Applied Mathematics Series, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research (2001) Downloads View citations (15)
    Economics Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science (2002) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Financially Interlinked Business Groups
    CEI Working Paper Series, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2001)

2001

  1. Government versus Private Ownership of Public Goods
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (134)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2001)

2000

  1. A Simple Model of Inequality, Occupational Choice, and Development
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2002)
  2. Dynamic Incentives, Occupational Choice, and the American Dream
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics View citations (3)
  3. Inequality, Market Imperfections, and Collective Action Problems
    Public Economics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Center for International and Development Economics Research, Working Paper Series, Center for International and Development Economics Research, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1999) Downloads View citations (3)
    Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1999) Downloads View citations (3)

1998

  1. Empowerment and Efficiency: The Economics of Agrarian Reform
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (6)
  2. The Economics of Lending with Joint Liability: Theory and Practice
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University
    Also in Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center (1998) View citations (19)
    Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics (1998) View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1999)

1997

  1. General Equilibrium Incentives and the American Dream
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (1)
  2. Moral hazard and overlapping generations with endogenous occupational choice
    CORE Discussion Papers, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Commercialization and the decline of joint liability microcredit
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 134, (C), 209-225 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. IS THE CREDIT WORTH IT? FOR-PROFIT LENDERS IN MICROFINANCE WITH RATIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL BORROWERS
    Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2018, 89, (1), 175-199 Downloads
  3. Market Structure and Borrower Welfare in Microfinance
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (610), 1019-1046 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  4. Prosocial Motivation and Incentives
    Annual Review of Economics, 2018, 10, (1), 411-438 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2017

  1. Profit with Purpose? A Theory of Social Enterprise
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017, 9, (3), 19-58 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Public–private partnerships for the provision of public goods: Theory and an application to NGOs
    Research in Economics, 2017, 71, (2), 356-371 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Credit market frictions and political failure
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2016, 81, (C), 48-64 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Group lending without joint liability
    Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 121, (C), 217-236 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. Theories of Poverty Traps and Anti-Poverty Policies
    World Bank Economic Review, 2015, 29, (suppl_1), S77-S105 Downloads View citations (10)

2014

  1. Contractual structure in agriculture with endogenous matching
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 110, (C), 239-249 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Land acquisition for industrialization and compensation of displaced farmers
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 110, (C), 303-312 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Bailouts and the Optimal Taxation of Bonus Pay
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 163-67 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2013, 5, (2), 33-72 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Trade and the allocation of talent with capital market imperfections
    Journal of International Economics, 2013, 89, (1), 187-201 Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. Incentives and the De Soto Effect
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (1), 237-282 Downloads View citations (41)

2011

  1. Thanks for nothing? Not-for-profits and motivated agents
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1), 94-105 Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1-2), 94-105 (2011) Downloads View citations (24)

    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. L'offre de services publics par les acteurs non gouvernementaux
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2008, 16, (4), 89-108 Downloads
  2. Status Incentives
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 206-11 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Entrepreneurial talent, occupational choice, and trickle up policies
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 137, (1), 27-48 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Land reform and agricultural productivity in India: a review of the evidence
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2007, 23, (2), 251-269 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (9), 1645-1663 Downloads View citations (132)
  4. Wealth inequality and collective action
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (9), 1843-1874 Downloads View citations (26)

2006

  1. Sorting with Motivated Agents: Implications for School Competition and Teacher Incentives
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, 4, (2-3), 404-414 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Subcontractors for tractors: Theory and evidence on flexible specialization, supplier selection, and contracting
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 79, (2), 273-302 Downloads View citations (21)

2005

  1. Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (3), 616-636 Downloads View citations (441)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Joint Liability Lending and the Peer Selection Effect
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (506), 1005-1015 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. Symposium on Institutions and economic performance
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (3), 421-425 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Eviction threats and investment incentives
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 74, (2), 469-488 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Can unobserved heterogeneity in farmer ability explain the inverse relationship between farm size and productivity
    Economics Letters, 2003, 80, (2), 189-194 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Incentives, Choice, and Accountability in the Provision of Public Services
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2003, 19, (2), 235-249 View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. A simple model of inequality, occupational choice, and development
    Journal of Development Economics, 2002, 69, (1), 205-226 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Empowerment and Efficiency: Tenancy Reform in West Bengal
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (2), 239-280 Downloads View citations (173)

2001

  1. Financially Interlinked Business Groups*
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2001, 10, (4), 591-619 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Government Versus Private Ownership of Public Goods
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (4), 1343-1372 Downloads View citations (134)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Occupational Choice and Dynamic Incentives
    Review of Economic Studies, 2001, 68, (4), 781-810 Downloads View citations (45)

2000

  1. Contract choice in agriculture with joint moral hazard in effort and risk
    Journal of Development Economics, 2000, 63, (2), 303-326 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Screening by the Company You Keep: Joint Liability Lending and the Peer Selection Effect
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (465), 601-31 Downloads View citations (124)

1999

  1. Group lending, local information and peer selection
    Journal of Development Economics, 1999, 60, (1), 27-50 Downloads View citations (225)
  2. The economics of lending with joint liability: theory and practice
    Journal of Development Economics, 1999, 60, (1), 195-228 Downloads View citations (274)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. The robustness of the equity-efficiency trade-off: When social mobility reduces moral hazard
    International Advances in Economic Research, 1997, 3, (1), 126-126 Downloads

Undated

  1. Reforming Public Service Delivery-super- 1
    Journal of African Economies, 16, (suppl_1), -156 Downloads

Chapters

2017

  1. Comment on Chapters 9 and 10
    A chapter in The Economics of Poverty Traps, 2017, pp 383-393 Downloads

2011

  1. Spanning the Chasm: Uniting Theory and Empirics in Microfinance Research
    Chapter 3 in The Handbook Of Microfinance, 2011, pp 59-75 Downloads

2010

  1. Property Rights and Economic Development
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
 
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