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Working Papers

2023

  1. Matching Frictions and Distorted Beliefs:Evidence from a Job Fair Experiment
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads

2022

  1. Growing Up Together: Sibling Correlation, Parental Influence, and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Developing Countries
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
  2. Unintended bottleneck and essential nonlinearity: Understanding the effects of public primary school expansion on intergenerational educational mobility
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. What the Mean Measures of Mobility Miss: Learning About Intergenerational Mobility from Conditional Variance
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads

2021

  1. Complementarities and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Is Gender Destiny? Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in India
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2021) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Microfinance, Moneylenders, and Economic Shocks: An Assessment of the Bangladesh Experience
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Literature
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Rural-urban migration in developing countries: Lessons from the literature, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (12) (2021)

2020

  1. Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2017) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2021) Downloads View citations (2) (2021)
  2. Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from China and India
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2020) Downloads View citations (12)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2020) Downloads View citations (11)
  3. The Evolution of Built-up Areas in Ghana since 1975
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. The Rural-Urban Divide and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in a Developing Country: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2019

  1. Economic approach to intergenerational mobility: Measures, methods, and challenges in developing countries
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (30)
  2. Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2019) Downloads

2018

  1. Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2018) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article Bridge to bigpush or backwash? Market integration, reallocation and productivity effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh, Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh, Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science (2020) Downloads View citations (8) (2020)
  3. Estimating intergenerational mobility with incomplete data: coresidency and truncation bias in rank-based relative and absolute mobility measures
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Transport Costs, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Development: Evidence from Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2018) Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. Beyond Dualism: Agricultural Productivity, Small Towns, and Structural Change in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Beyond dualism: Agricultural productivity, small towns, and structural change in Bangladesh, World Development, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (2) (2018)
  2. Job Fairs: Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
    SERC Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2017) Downloads View citations (9)

2016

  1. Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment: evidence from Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Do consumers benefit from supply chain intermediaries ? evidence from a policy experiment in the edible oils market in Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. When measure matters: coresidency, truncation bias, and intergenerational mobility in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article When Measure Matters: Coresidency, Truncation Bias, and Intergenerational Mobility in Developing Countries, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2018) Downloads View citations (33) (2018)

2015

  1. Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana, Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press (2017) Downloads View citations (14) (2017)
  3. Land market restrictions, women's labor force participation, and wages in a rural economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labour Force Participation and Wages in a Rural Economy, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford (2017) Downloads View citations (4) (2017)
  4. Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (15)
    Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy (2013) Downloads View citations (12)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2013) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2020) Downloads View citations (4) (2020)
  5. When measure matters: coresident sample selection bias in estimating intergenerational mobility in developing countries
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages, and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh, World Development, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (10) (2018)
  2. Gender, Geography and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-reform India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Gender, Geography, and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-Reform India, World Development, Elsevier (2015) Downloads View citations (59) (2015)
  3. Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labor Force Participation and Wages
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Voting with their feet ? access to infrastructure and migration in Nepal
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Admission is Free Only if Your Dad is Rich! Distributional Effects of Corruption in Schools in Developing Countries
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Education and Household Welfare
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article Education and Household Welfare, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2014) Downloads View citations (6) (2014)
  3. Understanding the sources of spatial disparity and convergence: evidence from Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2011

  1. Education, Preferences, and Household Welfare
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (4)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford (2013) Downloads View citations (48) (2013)
  2. General equilibrium effects of land market restrictions on labor market: evidence from wages in Sri Lanka
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Cultural Inheritance, Gender, and Intergenerational Occupational Mobility: Evidence from a Developing Economy
    Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy Downloads
  2. Estimating Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka
    Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Estimating an Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka, Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2010) Downloads View citations (10) (2010)
  3. Isolation and subjective welfare: evidence from South Asia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Isolation and Subjective Welfare: Evidence from South Asia, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2009) Downloads View citations (22) (2009)
  4. Migration, sorting and regional inequality: evidence from Bangladesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  6. The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization
    Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article The extent of the market and stages of agricultural specialization, Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association (2012) Downloads View citations (56) (2012)

2007

  1. Where to sell ? market facilities and agricultural marketing
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Isolation and Subjective Welfare
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Subjective Welfare, Isolation and Relative Consumption
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2006) View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article Subjective welfare, isolation, and relative consumption, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2008) Downloads View citations (137) (2008)

2004

  1. Is Black Market Exchange Rate a Good Indicator of Equilibrium Exchange Rate? A Simple Test With Evidence From South Asia
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2003

  1. After the "License Raj": Economic Liberalization and Aggregate Private Investment in India
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Cities and Specialization: Evidence from South Asia
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article Cities and Specialisation: Evidence from South Asia, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2005) View citations (70) (2005)
  3. Gender, generations, and nonfarm participation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Foreign Trade Regimes and Import Demand Function: Evidence from Sri Lanka
    International Trade, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Marketing externalities and market development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The spatial division of labor in Nepal
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article The spatial division of labour in Nepal, Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2003) Downloads View citations (92) (2003)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. Bridge to bigpush or backwash? Market integration, reallocation and productivity effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh
    (Agricultural technology choice and transport)
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2022, 22, (4), 853-871 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh, MPRA Paper (2018) Downloads View citations (9) (2018)

2021

  1. Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2021, 13, (3), 202-36 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)
  2. Rural-urban migration in developing countries: Lessons from the literature
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2021, 91, (C) Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Literature, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2021) Downloads View citations (5) (2021)

2020

  1. Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh
    Economica, 2020, 87, (348), 985-1015 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh, MPRA Paper (2018) Downloads View citations (1) (2018)
  2. Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2020, 20, (3), 35 Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2020, 20, (3), 35 (2020) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Working Paper Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh, MPRA Paper (2015) Downloads View citations (3) (2015)

2018

  1. Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages, and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh
    World Development, 2018, 109, (C), 470-482 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh, MPRA Paper (2014) Downloads View citations (1) (2014)
  2. Beyond dualism: Agricultural productivity, small towns, and structural change in Bangladesh
    World Development, 2018, 107, (C), 264-276 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Beyond Dualism: Agricultural Productivity, Small Towns, and Structural Change in Bangladesh, MPRA Paper (2017) Downloads View citations (2) (2017)
  3. When Measure Matters: Coresidency, Truncation Bias, and Intergenerational Mobility in Developing Countries
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (3), 589-607 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper When measure matters: coresidency, truncation bias, and intergenerational mobility in developing countries, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2016) Downloads View citations (7) (2016)

2017

  1. Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2017, 17, (5), 975-1008 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2015) Downloads View citations (9) (2015)
  2. Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labour Force Participation and Wages in a Rural Economy
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2017, 79, (5), 747-768 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Land market restrictions, women's labor force participation, and wages in a rural economy, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2015) Downloads (2015)

2015

  1. Gender, Geography, and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-Reform India
    World Development, 2015, 72, (C), 362-380 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper Gender, Geography and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-reform India, MPRA Paper (2014) Downloads (2014)

2014

  1. Education and Household Welfare
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 63, (1), 73 - 115 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper Education and Household Welfare, CEPR Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads (2013)

2013

  1. Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 75, (3), 388-409 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination, Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (3) (2010)

2012

  1. The extent of the market and stages of agricultural specialization
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2012, 45, (3), 1125-1153 Downloads View citations (56)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2012, 45, (3), 1125-1153 (2012) Downloads View citations (48)

    See also Working Paper The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization, Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (6) (2008)

2011

  1. Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Rural Economy: Evidence from Nepal and Vietnam
    Journal of Human Resources, 2011, 46, (2) Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Mobility Costs and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Bangladesh
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2011, 2, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Estimating an Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka
    Review of International Economics, 2010, 18, (2), 307-319 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Estimating Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka, Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (2) (2008)

2009

  1. Isolation and Subjective Welfare: Evidence from South Asia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2009, 57, (4), 641-683 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Isolation and subjective welfare: evidence from South Asia, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2008) Downloads View citations (5) (2008)
  2. Urban Proximity, Agricultural Potential and Rural Non-farm Employment: Evidence from Bangladesh
    World Development, 2009, 37, (3), 645-660 Downloads View citations (54)

2008

  1. Market facilities and agricultural marketing: evidence from Tamil Nadu, India
    Agricultural Economics, 2008, 39, (3), 281-294 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Subjective welfare, isolation, and relative consumption
    Journal of Development Economics, 2008, 86, (1), 43-60 Downloads View citations (137)
    See also Working Paper Subjective Welfare, Isolation and Relative Consumption, CEPR Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (17) (2006)

2007

  1. Economic liberalization and price response of aggregate private investment: time series evidence from India
    Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2007, 40, (3), 914-934 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics, 2007, 40, (3), 914-934 (2007) View citations (20)

2005

  1. Cities and Specialisation: Evidence from South Asia
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (503), 477-504 View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper Cities and Specialization: Evidence from South Asia, Economics Series Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (11) (2003)

2003

  1. The spatial division of labour in Nepal
    Journal of Development Studies, 2003, 39, (6), 23-66 Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper The spatial division of labor in Nepal, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2002) Downloads View citations (24) (2002)

2000

  1. Corruption and Entry Deterrence
    Bangladesh Development Studies, 2000, 26, (4), 69-87 View citations (2)

1997

  1. A Critical Review of the Econometric Modelling of Aggregate Imports of Bangladesh
    Bangladesh Development Studies, 1997, 25, (1-2), 159-171

1996

  1. Estimating the level of protection: The implications of seasonal price fluctuations
    World Development, 1996, 24, (5), 929-937 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Foreign exchange rationing and the aggregate import demand function
    Economics Letters, 1996, 51, (3), 315-322 Downloads View citations (16)

Books

2011

  1. From Farm to Firm: Rural-Urban Transition in Developing Countries
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (17)
 
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