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Homepage:https://econweb.ucsd.edu/~kamurali/
Phone:+1 (858) 534-2425
Postal address:Department of Economics (Room 315) 9500 Gilman Drive, #0508 University of California - San Diego La Jolla, CA 92093-0508
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of California-San Diego (UCSD), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2024

  1. Cash Transfers for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2023

  1. Psychometric Quality of Measures of Learning Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2022

  1. Covid-19 Learning Loss and Recovery: Panel Data Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2022) Downloads View citations (14)

2021

  1. Augmenting State Capacity for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Experimentally Validating Welfare Evaluation of School Vouchers: Part I
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Personnel Management and School Productivity: Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (19)

2020

  1. Factorial Designs, Model Selection, and (Incorrect) Inference in Randomized Experiments
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Identity Verification Standards in Welfare Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Improving Public Sector Management at Scale? Experimental Evidence on School Governance India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

2018

  1. Improving Last-Mile Service Delivery using Phone-Based Monitoring
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Improving Last-Mile Service Delivery Using Phone-Based Monitoring, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2021) Downloads View citations (8) (2021)
  2. Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2019) Downloads View citations (42) (2019)

2017

  1. Disrupting Education? Experimental Evidence on Technology-Aided Instruction in India
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar (2016) Downloads View citations (15)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article Disrupting Education? Experimental Evidence on Technology-Aided Instruction in India, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (86) (2019)
  2. Double for nothing ? experimental evidence on an unconditional teacher salary increase in Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase in Indonesia, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2018) Downloads View citations (43) (2018)
  3. Experimentation at Scale
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Journal Article Experimentation at Scale, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (85) (2017)
  4. General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Journal Article General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence From India, Econometrica, Econometric Society (2023) Downloads View citations (2) (2023)

2016

  1. The fiscal cost of weak governance: evidence from teacher absence in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article The fiscal cost of weak governance: Evidence from teacher absence in India, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2017) Downloads View citations (33) (2017)

2015

  1. Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase on Student Performance in Indonesia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit Evidence from Primary Care Providers in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Quality and Accountability in Health Care Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2016) Downloads View citations (85) (2016)

2014

  1. Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2016) Downloads View citations (123) (2016)

2013

  1. Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2013) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2016) Downloads View citations (47) (2016)
  2. Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (74)
  3. Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (22)
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (40)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (27)

    See also Journal Article Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (124) (2017)
  4. The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2011

  1. School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (86) (2013)

2009

  1. Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2011) Downloads View citations (340) (2011)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence From India
    Econometrica, 2023, 91, (4), 1261-1295 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (57) (2017)

2022

  1. Integrating Biometric Authentication in India's Welfare Programs: Lessons from a Decade of Reforms
    India Policy Forum, 2022, 18, (1), 139-172 Downloads
  2. Two Indias: The structure of primary health care markets in rural Indian villages with implications for policy
    Social Science & Medicine, 2022, 301, (C) Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. Improving Last-Mile Service Delivery Using Phone-Based Monitoring
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2021, 13, (2), 52-82 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Improving Last-Mile Service Delivery using Phone-Based Monitoring, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (6) (2018)

2020

  1. An Inclusive Growth Dividend: Reframing the Role of Income Transfers in India’s Anti-Poverty Strategy
    India Policy Forum, 2020, 16, (1), 109-168 Downloads View citations (2)

2019

  1. Disrupting Education? Experimental Evidence on Technology-Aided Instruction in India
    American Economic Review, 2019, 109, (4), 1426-60 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper Disrupting Education? Experimental Evidence on Technology-Aided Instruction in India, CESifo Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (14) (2017)
  2. Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2019, 134, (3), 1627-1673 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (12) (2018)

2018

  1. Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase in Indonesia
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018, 133, (2), 993-1039 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper Double for nothing ? experimental evidence on an unconditional teacher salary increase in Indonesia, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (7) (2017)

2017

  1. Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, 9, (3), 321-50 Downloads View citations (124)
    See also Working Paper Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India, Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (25) (2013)
  2. Experimentation at Scale
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2017, 31, (4), 103-24 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper Experimentation at Scale, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (84) (2017)
  3. The fiscal cost of weak governance: Evidence from teacher absence in India
    Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 145, (C), 116-135 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper The fiscal cost of weak governance: evidence from teacher absence in India, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2016) Downloads (2016)

2016

  1. A New Approach to Public Sector Hiring in India for Improved Service Delivery
    India Policy Forum, 2016, 12, (1), 187-236 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers
    Journal of Human Resources, 2016, 51, (2), 269-297 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (15) (2013)
  3. Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (10), 2895-2929 Downloads View citations (123)
    See also Working Paper Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (25) (2014)
  4. Quality and Accountability in Health Care Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (12), 3765-99 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India, NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (6) (2015)

2015

  1. Editor's Choice The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-Stage Experiment in India
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 130, (3), 1011-1066 Downloads View citations (96)

2013

  1. Priorities for Primary Education Policy in India’s 12th Five-year Plan
    India Policy Forum, 2013, 9, (1), 1-61 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (2), 29-57 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (16) (2011)

2011

  1. Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India
    Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 119, (1), 39 - 77 Downloads View citations (340)
    See also Working Paper Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (34) (2009)
  2. Teacher opinions on performance pay: Evidence from India
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (3), 394-403 Downloads View citations (39)

2010

  1. The Impact of Diagnostic Feedback to Teachers on Student Learning: Experimental Evidence from India
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (546), F187-F203 View citations (45)

2006

  1. Missing in Action: Teacher and Health Worker Absence in Developing Countries
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (1), 91-116 Downloads View citations (438)

2005

  1. Teacher Absence in India: A Snapshot
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 658-667 Downloads View citations (123)

Books

2006

  1. Ecuador: La creación de espacio fiscal para la reducción de la pobreza: Revisión del gasto público y de la gestión fiscal: Volumen 2. Documentos de antecedentes
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads

Chapters

2016

  1. Improving Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (103)
 
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