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Postal address:Department of Economics Monash University Clayton Campus VIC 3800 Australia
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Working Papers

2017

  1. Labor Market Engagement and the Health of Working Adults: Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Large Stakes and Little Honesty? Experimental Evidence from a Developing Countr
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. The Equity Impacts of Targeted Smallholder Agricultural Credit
    HKUST IEMS Working Paper Series, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies Downloads

2016

  1. Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrolment in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2016)
  2. Barriers to Skill Acquisition: Evidence from English Training in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  3. Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment wth Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in HKUST IEMS Working Paper Series, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2017)
  4. The behavioural implications of women's empowerment programmes
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. NEW APPROACHES TO ESTIMATING THE CHILD HEALTH-PARENTAL INCOME RELATIONSHIP
    Economics Discussion / Working Papers, The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Social Norms and Governance: The Behavioral Response to Female Leadership
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. Choosing to Be Trained: Do Behavioral Traits Matter?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2015)
  2. De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum: An Experimental Investigation
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
    Fordham Economics Discussion Paper Series, Fordham University, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Helping Microfinance Fulfill its Promise: Raising Borrower Incomes through Agent-Intermediated Lending
    HKUST IEMS Thought Leadership Brief Series, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies Downloads
  4. Learning and Earning: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Fordham Economics Discussion Paper Series, Fordham University, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (4)
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (29)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2017)

2013

  1. Agent Intermediated Lending: A New Approach to Microfinance
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Health Spillover Effects of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Repayment and Exclusion in a Microfinance Experiment
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2017)

2012

  1. Choosing to be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Fordham Economics Discussion Paper Series, Fordham University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. A Distributional Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap in Bangladesh
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2015)
  2. Reforms, Growth and Persistence of Gender Gap: Recent Evidence from Private School Enrolment in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Selection into skill accumulation: evidence using observational and experimental data
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Food Consumption Patterns and Malnourished Indian Children: Is there a Link?
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2013)

2008

  1. A Bivariate Latent Class Correlated Generalized Ordered Probit Model with an Application to Modeling Observed Obesity Levels
    Working Papers, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  2. HEALTH SHOCKS AND CONSUMPTION SMOOTHING IN RURAL HOUSEHOLDS: DOES MICROCREDIT HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY?
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  3. Moral Hazard and Peer Monitoring in a Laboratory Microfinance Experiment
    Purdue University Economics Working Papers, Purdue University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2012)
  4. ‘Arranged’ Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, CREDIT (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Birth Spacing, Fertility Selection and Child Survival: Analysis Using a Correlated Hazard Model
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)
  2. Early Childbirth, Health Inputs and Child Mortality: Recent Evidence from Bangladesh
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2007) Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. An Experimental Analysis of Group Size and Risk Sharing
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Communication, Advice and Beliefs in an Experimental Public Goods Game
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads

2005

  1. Birth Spacing and Child Survival: Comparative Evidence from India and Pakistan*
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Firm Compliance with Social Insurance Obligations where there is a Weak Surveillance and Enforcement Mechanism: Empirical Evidence from Shanghai
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Pacific Economic Review (2007)
  3. Household Composition and Schooling of Rural South African Children: Sibling Synergy and Migrant Effects
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Effect of Household Characteristics on Living Standards in South Africa 1993 - 98: A Quantile Regression Analysis with Sample Attrition
    ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. A Dynamic Analysis of the Evolution of Conventions in a Public Goods Experiment with Intergenerational Advice
    Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Department of Economics, The University of Auckland (2003) Downloads
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society (2004) Downloads

2002

  1. The Analysis of Consumer Demand for Food in South Africa: An Application of the Modified Almost Ideal Demand System: Some Preliminary Results
    2002 Conference (46th), February 13-15, 2002, Canberra, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads

2001

  1. Schooling and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh
    ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Education Economics (2003)
  2. The Effect of Education on the Timing of Marriage and First Birth in Pakistan
    ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Impact of Resource Inflows on Child Health: Evidence from South Africa
    Working Papers, Tasmania - Department of Economics View citations (3)

2000

  1. Gender and Child Mortality in Pakistan
    Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne Downloads
  2. Intra Household Resource Allocation And Their Impact On Expenditure Patterns: Comparative Evidence From South Africa And Pakistan
    Working Papers, Tasmania - Department of Economics View citations (8)
  3. Testing for Son Preference in South Africa
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads
    Also in Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne (1999) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2003)
  4. The Effect of Education on the Timing of Marriage and First Conception in Pakistan
    Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employement: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents
    Working Papers, Tasmania - Department of Economics View citations (21)
    Also in ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre (2000) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Development Studies (2002)

1999

  1. Fertility-Mortality Interactions in South Africa
    Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne
  2. Motives for Inter-Household Transfers in South Africa
    Working Papers, University of Sydney, School of Economics Downloads

1998

  1. Trends in Natural Resource Commodity Prices in Australia
    Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne View citations (2)

1997

  1. Determinants of Land Tenure Contracts; Theory and Evidence from Rural India
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

Undated

  1. A Quantitative Analysis of Employment Guarantee Programs with an Application to Rural India
    Computing in Economics and Finance 1997, Society for Computational Economics View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development (2001)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Financing smallholder agriculture: An experiment with agent-intermediated microloans in India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2017, 127, (C), 306-337 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Learning and earning: Evidence from a randomized evaluation in India
    Labour Economics, 2017, 45, (C), 116-130 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Repayment and exclusion in a microfinance experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 137, (C), 176-190 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  4. Searching for preference stability in a state dependent world
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2017, 62, (C), 17-32 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrollment in India
    World Development, 2016, 85, (C), 105-125 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Social identity and governance: The behavioral response to female leaders
    European Economic Review, 2016, 90, (C), 302-325 Downloads View citations (9)

2015

  1. A Distributional Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap in Bangladesh
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (11), 1444-1458 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Choosing to be trained: Do behavioral traits matter?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 110, (C), 145-159 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. On the redistribution of wealth in a developing country: Experimental evidence on stake and framing effects
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 118, (C), 360-371 Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. A latent class model for obesity
    Economics Letters, 2014, 123, (1), 1-5 Downloads View citations (8)

2013

  1. Food consumption patterns and malnourished Indian children: Is there a link?
    Food Policy, 2013, 38, (C), 70-81 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Women Rule: Preferences and Fertility in Australian Households
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2013, 13, (1), 1-30 Downloads

2012

  1. Health shocks and consumption smoothing in rural households: Does microcredit have a role to play?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97, (2), 232-243 Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Moral hazard and peer monitoring in a laboratory microfinance experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 82, (1), 192-209 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. Gender Wage Discrimination in Rural and Urban Labour Markets of Bangladesh
    Oxford Development Studies, 2010, 38, (1), 83-112 Downloads View citations (15)

2008

  1. Birth spacing, fertility selection and child survival: Analysis using a correlated hazard model
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (3), 690-705 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Household Expenditure Patterns and Gender Bias: Evidence from Selected Indian States
    Oxford Development Studies, 2008, 36, (2), 133-157 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. School Attainment, Completion, and Economic Development: A Cross‐Country Analysis
    Review of Development Economics, 2008, 12, (1), 90-105 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. FIRM COMPLIANCE WITH SOCIAL INSURANCE OBLIGATIONS WHERE THERE IS A WEAK SURVEILLANCE AND ENFORCEMENT MECHANISM: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM SHANGHAI*
    Pacific Economic Review, 2007, 12, (5), 577-596 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Endogenous Intra‐household Balance of Power and its Impact on Expenditure Patterns: Evidence from India
    Economica, 2006, 73, (291), 435-460 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Gender Bias in Nutrient Intake
    South Asia Economic Journal, 2006, 7, (2), 255-299 Downloads
  3. Household expenditure patterns and resource pooling: evidence of changes in post-apartheid South Africa
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2006, 4, (4), 325-347 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Parental Education and Child Health: Evidence from China *
    Asian Economic Journal, 2006, 20, (1), 47-74 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Social Learning and Norms in a Public Goods Experiment with Inter-Generational Advice -super-1
    Review of Economic Studies, 2006, 73, (2), 357-380 Downloads View citations (59)
  6. The effect of household characteristics on living standards in South Africa 1993-1998: a quantile regression analysis with sample attrition
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2006, 21, (7), 999-1018 Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Determinants of Retirement on the High Court of Australia
    The Economic Record, 2005, 81, (254), 193-203 Downloads
  2. THE IMPACT OF INTRA HOUSEHOLD BALANCE OF POWER ON EXPENDITURE PATTERN: THE AUSTRALIAN EVIDENCE*
    Australian Economic Papers, 2005, 44, (1), 15-29 Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Judicial Independence, Judicial Promotion and the Enforcement of Legislative Wealth Transfers—An Empirical Study of the New Zealand High Court
    European Journal of Law and Economics, 2004, 17, (2), 209-235 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Parental bargaining, health inputs and child mortality in India
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (2), 259-291 Downloads View citations (39)
  3. The Impact of Resource Inflows on Child Health: Evidence from Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, 1993-98
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (4), 78-114 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Resource inflows and household composition: evidence from South African panel data
    Journal of International Development, 2003, 15, (8), 1037-1047 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Schooling and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh
    Education Economics, 2003, 11, (2), 129-153 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Testing for Son Preference in South Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (3), 371-416 View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  4. The effect of transfers on household expenditure patterns and poverty in South Africa
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 71, (1), 23-49 Downloads View citations (56)

2002

  1. The Effect of Household Characteristics on Poverty and Living Standards in South Africa
    Journal of Economic Development, 2002, 27, (1), 75-96 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employment: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents
    Oxford Development Studies, 2002, 30, (1), 41-62 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. A quantitative analysis of employment guarantee programmes with an application to rural India
    The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 2001, 10, (2), 211-228 Downloads
    See also Working Paper
  2. Is consumption smooth at the cost of volatile leisure? An investigation of rural India
    Applied Economics, 2001, 33, (6), 727-734 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Tenant characteristics and the choice of tenurial contracts in rural India
    Journal of International Development, 2001, 13, (2), 169-181 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Two Aspects of Fertility Behavior in South Africa
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2001, 50, (1), 183-200 Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Does Child Mortality Reflect Gender Bias? Evidence from Pakistan
    Indian Economic Review, 2000, 35, (2), 113-131 View citations (4)

1998

  1. Consumption Smoothing in Rural Punjab in the Green Revolution Years
    Indian Economic Review, 1998, 33, (2), 185-196
 
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