“Demand for Electricity on the Global Electrification Frontier” (with Robin Burgess, Michael Greenstone and Anant Sudarshan)
[ Mimeo ]
“Targeting through Social Norms: Experimental Evidence from India’s \#GiveItUp Campaign” (with Prabhat Barnwal)
Accepted based on Pre-results Review, Journal of Development Economics
[ Registered report ]
Published and forthcoming papers
“Contract Enforcement and Productive Efficiency: Evidence from the Bidding and Renegotiation of Power Procurement Contracts in India” Econometrica (2020), 88 (2): 383-424.
[ Published ] [ Cowles ] [ NBER ]
“The Consequences of Treating Electricity as a Right” (with Robin Burgess, Michael Greenstone and Anant Sudarshan). Journal of Economic Perspectives (2020), 34 (1): 145-169.
[ Published ]
“The Value of Discretion in the Enforcement of Regulation: Experimental Evidence and Structural Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India” (with Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone and Rohini Pande). Econometrica (2018), 86 (6): 2123-2160.
[ Published ] [ NBER ] [ Microeconomic Insights ]
“Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India” (with Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone and Rohini Pande). Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013), 128 (4): 1499-1545.
[ Published ] [ NBER ] [ SSRN ]
“What Does Reputation Buy? Differentiation in a Market for Third-party Auditors” (with Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone and Rohini Pande). American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings (2013), 103 (3): 314-319.
[ Published ]
Selected Research in Progress
“The Efficiency Costs of Distorted Electricity Tariffs: Evidence from Agricultural Power in Rajasthan” (with Anant Sudarshan)
“Lighting up Bihar: Electricity Rationing and the Public Good Nature of Electricity Supply” (with Robin Burgess, Michael Greenstone and Anant Sudarshan)