The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
with Melissa Dell. April 2017. Appendices here.
The Role of Competition in Effective Outsourcing: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia
with Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, and Sudarno Sumarto. March 2017.
Online appendix here. Earlier version: NBER Working Paper #21837, December 2015.
Citywide Effects of High-Occupancy Vehicle Restrictions: Evidence from the Elimination of "3-in-1" in Jakarta
with Rema Hanna and Gabriel Kreindler. March 2017. Appendix here.
Firm Growth and Corruption: Empirical Evidence from Vietnam
with Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, and Edmund J. Malesky. March 2017. Earlier version: NBER Working Paper #19483.
The Power of the State: National Borders and the Deforestation of the Amazon
with Robin Burgess and Francisco Costa. February 2017.
Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings
with Adnan Khan and Asim Khwaja. November 2016. Appendix here.
Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Ririn Purnamasari, and Matthew Wai-Poi.
January 2013. Appendix tables here. NBER Working Paper #18798.