Economic Development, Population
and Demography, Economic Analysis of Institutions with a particular
emphasis on Community-Based Institutions in Developing Countries
“Strength in Numbers:
Networks as a Solution to Occupational Traps.” 2011. Review of Economic Studies 78, 1069–1101. Appendix.
“Women as Agents of Change:
Female Income and Mobility in India.” 2011. Journal of Development Economics, 94(1):1–17, with Nancy Luke.
“Matching in Informal Financial Institutions.” 2010. Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(5):947–988, with Jan Eeckhout.
Social Affiliation and the Demand for Health Services: Caste and Child Health in India." 2007. Journal of Development Economics , 83(2):256-279, with Nancy Luke.
Traditional Institutions Meet the Modern World: Caste, Gender, and Schooling Choice in a Globalizing Economy." 2006. American Economic Review 96(4):1225-1252, with Mark Rosenzweig.
New Roles for Marriage in Urban Africa: Kinship Networks and the Labor Market in Kenya." 2006. Review of Economics and Statistics 88(2):264-282, with Nancy Luke.
Social Norms and the Fertility Transition." 2006. Journal of Development Economics 80(1):1-38, with Jacques Myaux.
How Efficiently is Capital Allocated? Evidence from the Knitted Garment Industry in Tirupur. 2004. Review of Economic Studies 71(1):19-42, with Abhijit Banerjee.
Social Learning in a Heterogeneous Population: Technology Diffusion in the Indian Green Revolution. 2004. Journal of Development Economics . 73(1): 185-215.
Networks in the Modern Economy: Mexican Migrants in the U.S. Labor Market. 2003. Quarterly Journal of Economics . 118(2): 549-597.
Inequality, Control Rights and Rent Seeking: Sugar Cooperatives in Maharashtra. 2001. Journal of Political Economy 109(1):138-190, with Abhijit Banerjee, Dilip Mookherjee and Debraj Ray.