Working Papers

The Marginal Disutility from Corruption in Social Programs: Evidence from Program Administrators and Beneficiaries
with Arya Gaduh and Rema Hanna.
January 2023. 

The Impact of Large-Scale Social Media Advertising Campaigns on Covid-19 Vaccination: Evidence From Two Randomized Controlled Trials
with Lisa Ho et al.
November 2022. NBER Working Paper #30618.

Social Protection in the Developing World
with Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, and Diana Sverdlin-Lisker. September 2022. Online Appendix.
Prepared for the Journal of Economic Literature.

The Economics of Tropical Deforestation
with Clare Balboni, Aaron Berman, and Robin Burgess. September 2022.
Prepared for the Annual Review of Economics.

Can a Trusted Messenger Change Behavior when Information is Plentiful? Evidence from the First Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic in West Bengal
with Abhijit Banerjee, Marcella Alsan, Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Abhijit Chowdhury, Esther Duflo and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham. Latest version: August 2022. Online appendix

The Origins and Control of Forest Fires in the Tropics
with Clare Balboni and Robin Burgess. October 2021. Appendix.
Revise and resubmit, Review of Economic Studies.

Designing Effective Celebrity Messaging: Results from a Nationwide Twitter Experiment Promoting Vaccination in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Arun Chandrasekhar, Markus Mobius, and Cindy Paladines. May 2021.
Appendix. Earlier version: NBER Working Paper #25589.
Revise and resubmit, The Economic Journal.

In Praise of Moderation: Suggestions for the Scope and Use of Pre-Analysis Plan for RCTs in Economics
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Amy Finkelstein, Lawrence F. Katz and Anja Sautmann
April 2020. NBER Working Paper #26993.

The Brazilian Amazon's Double Reversal of Fortune
with Robin Burgess and Francisco Costa. August 2019. Appendices.
Previous version: NBER Working Paper #24861.