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Working Papers

2020

  1. Toward Successful Development Policies: Insights from Research in Development Economics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2019

  1. Challenging Cultural Conventions
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Improving Governance through Enhanced Citizen Engagement: The Case of Malaysia
    Research and Policy Briefs, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Jati inequality in rural Bihar
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Safety nets and natural disaster mitigation: evidence from cyclone Phailin in Odisha
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Climatic Change (2019)

2017

  1. Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Deliberative democracy in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Deliberative inequality: a text-as-data study of Tamil Nadu's village assemblies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Flies without borders: lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. On the frontlines of scaling-up: a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Relief from usury: impact of a community-based microcredit program in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Unheard voices: the challenge of inducing women's civic speech
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2019)
  8. Who should be at the top of bottom-up development ? a case study of the national rural livelihoods mission in Rajasthan, India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2018)

2016

  1. Long-run impacts of land regulation: evidence from tenancy reform in India
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2016)

2015

  1. Oral democracy and women?s oratory competency in Indian village assemblies: a qualitative analysis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Recasting culture to undo gender: a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. The anatomy of failure: an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2017)

2013

  1. Conducting ethical economic research: complications from the field
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2012

  1. Can participation be induced ? some evidence from developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2011) Downloads
  3. Who Has Voice in a Deliberative Democracy? Evidence from Transcripts of Village Parliaments in South India
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)

2010

  1. How and why does history matter for development policy ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2011)
  2. Revisiting between-group inequality measurement: an application to the dynamics of caste inequality in two Indian villages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2011)
  3. Using mixed methods in monitoring and evaluation: experiences from international development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Dignity through discourse: poverty and the culture of deliberation in Indian village democracies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Is deliberation equitable ? evidence from transcripts of village meetings in south India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. The Political Economy of Village Sanitation in South India: Capture or Poor Information?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2010)

2007

  1. Just Rewards?Local Politics and Public ResourceAllocation in South 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 (18)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2007) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2012)

2006

  1. Governance and Development in Karnataka: A Symposium in Economic and Political Weekly
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  2. On “Inequality Traps” and Development Policy
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. Governance in the gullies: democratic responsiveness and leadership in Delhi's slums
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2007)
  2. Political Selection and the Qualilty of Government: Evidence from South India
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (14)
    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 (2005) Downloads View citations (42)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (45)
    STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2005) Downloads View citations (48)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2005) Downloads View citations (46)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2005) Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Political Selection and the Quality of Evidence: Evidence form South India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  4. Symbolic public goods and the coordination of collective action: a comparison of local development in India and Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)

2004

  1. Community-based (and driven) development: A critical review
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (157)

2003

  1. The social impact of social funds in Jamaica - a mixed-methods analysis of participation, targeting, and collective action in community-driven development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)

2001

  1. Poverty and public celebrations in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads

2000

  1. Sex workers and the cost of safe sex - the compensating differential for condom use in Calcutta
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Terror as a bargaining instrument: a case study of dowry violence in rural India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) (1999)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)

1999

  1. Wedding Celebrations as Conspicuous Consumption: Signaling Social Status in Rural India
    Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)

1996

  1. Bargaining and fertility in Brazil: A Quantitative and Econometric Analysis
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College

1995

  1. Domestic Violence as a Bargainig Instrument in Rural India
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College
  2. Wife-Beating in a Rural South Indian Community
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College View citations (2)

1992

  1. Does "Prestige" Matter? Compensating Differentials for Social Mobility in the Indian Cast System
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center

1991

  1. A hedonic Analysis of Dowry in Rural India
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (1)
  2. Self-Selection, Endogenous Wage Offers, and Statistical Discrimination
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center

1990

  1. THE DEMAND FOR BRIDE CHARACTERISTICS AND DOWRY IN MARIAGE: EMPIRICAL ESTIMATES FOR RURAL SOUTH INDIA
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1990) View citations (3)

Undated

  1. Marital Instability, Inter-Spouse Bargaining and Their Implications for Fertility in Brazil: A Multi- Disciplinary Analysis
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center
  2. The Rising Price of Husbands: A Hedonic Analysis of Dowry Increases in Rural India
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1993)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Evidence-based development needs a diversity of tools, with a bottom-up process of “embedded” dialogue
    World Development, 2020, 127, (C) Downloads

2019

  1. Deliberative Democracy in an Unequal World: A Text-As-Data Study of South India’s Village Assemblies
    American Political Science Review, 2019, 113, (3), 623-640 Downloads
  2. Safety nets and natural disaster mitigation: evidence from cyclone Phailin in Odisha
    Climatic Change, 2019, 153, (1), 141-164 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  3. Unheard voices: The challenge of inducing women’s civic speech
    World Development, 2019, 115, (C), 64-77 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Who Should Be at the Top of Bottom-Up Development? A Case-Study of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission in Rajasthan, India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2018, 54, (10), 1858-1877 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. The Anatomy of Failure: An Ethnography of a Randomized Trial to Deepen Democracy in Rural India
    World Development, 2017, 99, (C), 481-497 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2016

  1. Long-run impacts of land regulation: Evidence from tenancy reform in India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 118, (C), 72-87 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2012

  1. Community Driven Development, Participation and Inequality: What does the Evidence Say?
    World Bank - Inequality in Focus, 2012, 1, (3), 1-4 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India
    World Bank Economic Review, 2012, 26, (2), 191-216 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Who has voice in a deliberative democracy? Evidence from transcripts of village parliaments in south India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 428-438 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 47, (1), 70-96 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Revisiting Between-Group Inequality Measurement: An Application to the Dynamics of Caste Inequality in Two Indian Villages
    World Development, 2011, 39, (2), 174-187 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. The Political Economy of Village Sanitation in South India: Capture or Poor Information?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (4), 685-700 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Tokenism or Agency? The Impact of Women’s Reservations on Village Democracies in South India
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (3), 501-530 Downloads View citations (11)

2007

  1. Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums
    World Development, 2007, 35, (2), 230-246 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Participatory Democracy in Action: Survey Evidence from South India
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 648-657 Downloads View citations (64)
  2. The Social Impact of Social Funds in Jamaica: A 'Participatory Econometric' Analysis of Targeting, Collective Action, and Participation in Community-Driven Development
    Journal of Development Studies, 2005, 41, (5), 788-838 Downloads View citations (29)

2004

  1. The Determinants of Gender Equity in India: Examining Dyson and Moore's Thesis with New Data
    Population and Development Review, 2004, 30, (2), 239-268 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. The Politics of Public Good Provision: Evidence from Indian Local Governments
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2, (2-3), 416-426 Downloads View citations (133)
  3. Wedding Celebrations as Conspicuous Consumption: Signaling Social Status in Rural India
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (3) Downloads View citations (68)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2003

  1. Sex workers and the cost of safe sex: the compensating differential for condom use among Calcutta prostitutes
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 71, (2), 585-603 Downloads View citations (56)

2002

  1. Terror as a Bargaining Instrument: A Case Study of Dowry Violence in Rural India
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (4), 1029-1043 Downloads View citations (151)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Celebrations as Social Investments: Festival Expenditures, Unit Price Variation and Social Status in Rural India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2001, 38, (1), 71-97 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Statistical Discrimination and Social Assimilation
    Economics Bulletin, 2001, 10, (2), 1-5 Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. PRICE HETEROGENEITY AND “REAL” INEQUALITY: A CASE STUDY OF PRICES AND POVERTY IN RURAL SOUTH INDIA
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2000, 46, (2), 201-211 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Marriage Squeeze Interpretation of Dowry Inflation: Response
    Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 108, (6), 1334-1336 Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. Wife-beating in rural South India: A qualitative and econometric analysis
    Social Science & Medicine, 1997, 44, (8), 1169-1180 Downloads View citations (46)

1993

  1. The Rising Price of Husbands: A Hedonic Analysis of Dowry Increases in Rural India
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (4), 666-77 Downloads View citations (133)
    See also Working Paper

Books

2018

  1. Oral Democracy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2015

  1. Deliberation and Development
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2013

  1. Localizing Development: Does Participation Work?
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (112)
 
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