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Homepage:http://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:Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

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
    See also Journal Article in AEA Papers and Proceedings (2019)

2017

  1. Scaling Up Sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (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 (28)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (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 (12)
  3. Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (19)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (10)

2014

  1. Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (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 (16)
  2. Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (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 (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (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 (2)
  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 (1)
  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 (5)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2013)

2008

  1. Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NCER Working Paper Series, National Centre for Econometric Research (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 (10)

Journal Articles

2019

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

2018

  1. Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health
    Review of Economic Studies, 2018, 85, (3), 1683-1715 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (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 (37)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (2), 484-515 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (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 (5)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Compensated for Life: Sex Work and Disease Risk
    Journal of Human Resources, 2013, 48, (2) Downloads View citations (10)
  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 (7)
  3. Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market
    Southern Economic Journal, 2013, 79, (3), 529-564 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (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 (1)
  5. Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Ability Gaps?
    Demography, 2013, 50, (6), 2187-2208 Downloads View citations (12)

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 (9)

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 (11)

2009

  1. Nature’s experiment? Handedness and early childhood development
    Demography, 2009, 46, (2), 281-301 Downloads View citations (12)
  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 (14)

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 (21)

2005

  1. Risky Business: The Market for Unprotected Commercial Sex
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (3), 518-550 Downloads View citations (75)

Edited books

2016

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