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Homepage:https://luskin.ucla.edu/person/manisha-shah
Postal address:UCLA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY LUSKIN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS 3250 PUBLIC AFFAIRS BUILDING LOS ANGELES, CA 90095-1656
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Reducing Bias Among Health Care Providers: Experimental Evidence From Tanzania, Burkina Faso, and Pakistan
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Sex, Power, and Adolescence: Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Violent Discipline and Parental Behavior: Short- and Medium-term Effects of Virtual Parenting Support to Caregivers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2023) Downloads

2022

  1. Two Sides of Gender: Sex, Power, and Adolescence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2021

  1. Financial Incentives and Other Nudges Do Not Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations among the Vaccine Hesitant
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Women's Well-Being During a Pandemic and its Containment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Women’s well-being during a pandemic and its containment, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads (2022)

2020

  1. Aggregate Effects from Public Works: Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article Aggregate Effects from Public Works: Evidence from India, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2022) Downloads View citations (4) (2022)
  2. Crimes Against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads View citations (1)
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne (2020) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Crimes Against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work*, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2021) Downloads View citations (2) (2021)
  3. Human Capital Investment in the Presence of Child Labor
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Unintended Consequences of Lockdowns: COVID-19 and the Shadow Pandemic
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)

2019

  1. The Right to Education Act: Trends in Enrollment, Test Scores, and School Quality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article The Right to Education Act: Trends in Enrollment, Test Scores, and School Quality, AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (12) (2019)

2017

  1. Scaling Up Sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Scaling up sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2019) Downloads View citations (30) (2019)

2015

  1. Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long-Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long-Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2017) Downloads View citations (181) (2017)
  2. How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
  3. Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (35)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2021) Downloads View citations (5) (2021)

2014

  1. Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2018) Downloads View citations (82) (2018)

2013

  1. Impact evaluation of a large-scale rural sanitation project in Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (50)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2015) Downloads View citations (247) (2015)

2012

  1. Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2014) Downloads View citations (23) (2014)

2010

  1. Handedness, Health and Cognitive Development: Evidence from Children in the NLSY
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Handedness, health and cognitive development: evidence from children in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society (2013) Downloads View citations (3) (2013)
  2. Intra-household Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Cognitive Ability Gaps?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Ability Gaps?, Demography, Springer (2013) Downloads View citations (27) (2013)
  3. The Prostitute's Allure: Examining Returns to Beauty, Productivity and Discrimination
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2009

  1. Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market, Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons (2013) Downloads (2013)

2008

  1. Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument
    NCER Working Paper Series, National Centre for Econometric Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Handedness, Time Use and Early Childhood Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Unintended consequences of lockdowns, COVID-19 and the Shadow Pandemic in India
    Nature Human Behaviour, 2023, 7, (3), 323-331 Downloads View citations (3)

2022

  1. Aggregate Effects from Public Works: Evidence from India
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2022, 104, (4), 797-806 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Aggregate Effects from Public Works: Evidence from India, IZA Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (6) (2020)
  2. The dirty business of eliminating open defecation: The effect of village sanitation on child height from field experiments in four countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 2022, 159, (C) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Women’s well-being during a pandemic and its containment
    Journal of Development Economics, 2022, 156, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Women's Well-Being During a Pandemic and its Containment, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)

2021

  1. Crimes Against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work*
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2021, 136, (1), 427-469 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Crimes Against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)
  2. Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India
    Journal of Human Resources, 2021, 56, (2), 380-405 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India, Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (32) (2015)

2019

  1. Scaling up sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 138, (C), 1-16 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper Scaling Up Sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia, IZA Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (4) (2017)
  2. The Right to Education Act: Trends in Enrollment, Test Scores, and School Quality
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 232-38 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper The Right to Education Act: Trends in Enrollment, Test Scores, and School Quality, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (12) (2019)

2018

  1. Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2018, 85, (3), 1683-1715 Downloads View citations (82)
    See also Working Paper Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (20) (2014)

2017

  1. Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long-Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital
    Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 125, (2), 527 - 561 Downloads View citations (181)
    See also Working Paper Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long-Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital, IZA Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (2) (2015)

2015

  1. Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (2), 484-515 Downloads View citations (247)
    See also Working Paper Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (50) (2013)

2014

  1. Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62, (2), 381 - 415 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia, IZA Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (10) (2012)

2013

  1. Compensated for Life: Sex Work and Disease Risk
    Journal of Human Resources, 2013, 48, (2) Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Do Sex Workers Respond to Disease? Evidence from the Male Market for Sex
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 445-50 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market
    Southern Economic Journal, 2013, 79, (3), 529-564 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (6) (2009)
  4. Handedness, health and cognitive development: evidence from children in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2013, 176, (4), 841-860 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Handedness, Health and Cognitive Development: Evidence from Children in the NLSY, IZA Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (4) (2010)
  5. Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Ability Gaps?
    Demography, 2013, 50, (6), 2187-2208 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper Intra-household Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Cognitive Ability Gaps?, IZA Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (2) (2010)

2012

  1. The Prostitute's Allure: The Return to Beauty in Commercial Sex Work
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2012, 12, (1), 1-27 Downloads View citations (18)

2011

  1. Sex Work and Infection: What's Law Enforcement Got to Do with It?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (4), 811 - 840 Downloads View citations (21)

2009

  1. Nature’s experiment? Handedness and early childhood development
    Demography, 2009, 46, (2), 281-301 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. To Work or Not to Work? Child Development and Maternal Labor Supply
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (3), 97-110 Downloads View citations (29)

2008

  1. Making Sex Work: A Failed Experiment with Legalized Prostitution
    Feminist Economics, 2008, 14, (4), 216-218 Downloads
  2. Prostitutes and Brides?
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 516-22 Downloads View citations (32)

2005

  1. Risky Business: The Market for Unprotected Commercial Sex
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (3), 518-550 Downloads View citations (107)

Edited books

2016

  1. The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (4)
 
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