Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Increasing Sleep among the Urban Poor
(with Pedro Bessone, Gautam Rao, Heather Schofield, and Mattie Toma)
Does Financial Strain Lower Productivity?
(with Supreet Kaur, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Suanna Oh)
Poverty and Mental Illness: Causal Evidence
(with Matthew Ridley, Gautam Rao, and Vikram Patel)
Alcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiment in India
American Economic Review 2019, 109(4): 1290-1322
Behavioral Development Economics
(with Michael Kremer and Gautam Rao)
In Handbook of Behavioral Economics, Vol. 2. 2019. Douglas Bernheim, Stefano DellaVigna, David Laibson (eds.).
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Poverty and Cognitive Function
(with Emma Boswell Dean and Heather Schofield)
In The Economics of Asset Accumulation and Poverty Traps. 2018. University of Chicago Press, Christopher Barrett, Michael Carter, and Jean-Paul Chavas (eds.)
Other Work in Progress
The Economic Consequences of Depression (joint with Gautam Rao, Johannes Haushofer, Jon de Quidt, and Pierre-Luc Vautrey)
Biased Beliefs, Stigma, and the Demand for Mental Health Services (with Gautam Rao)
Learning in the Household (with Gautam Rao and Matthew Ridley)
Technology Diffusion and Appropriate Use: Evidence from Western Kenya (with Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer, and Jon Robinson)
What Institutions are Appropriate for Generating and Disseminating Local Agricultural Information?
(with Raissa Fabregas, Michael Kremer, and Jon Robinson)