Current Working Papers

"Coming apart? Cultural distances in the United States over time" (joint with Emir Kamenica), mimeo, 2018.

"Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance" (joint with Robin Burgess and Guo Xu), mimeo, 2018.

"Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool of Political Influence" (joint with Matilde Bombardini, Ray Fisman and Francesco Trebbi), mimeo, 2018.

"The Glittering Prizes: Career Incentives and Bureaucrat Performance" (joint with Robin Burgess, Arunish Chawla and Guo Xu), mimeo, University of Chicago (2017).

"Contract Labor and Firm Growth in India” (joint with Chang-Tai Hsieh and Nick Tsivanidis), mimeo, University of Chicago (2017).

"Contemporaneous and Post-Program Impacts of a Public Works Program: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire" (joint with Bruno Crépon, Alicia Marguerie and Patrick Premand), mimeo, University of Chicago (2017).

"Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Gap for Skilled Women" (joint with Patricia Cortés, Claudia Olivetti and Jessica Pan), mimeo, University of Chicago (2016).


Old Working Papers

"Politicians, Firms and the Political Business Cycle: Evidence from France” (joint with Francis Kramarz, Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar), revise and resubmit, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2008).

"Profitable Investments or Dissipated Cash? Evidence on the Investment-Cash Flow Relationship from Oil and Gas Lease Bidding" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), NBER Working Paper Series, February 2005, no. w11126

"Corporate Governance and Executive Pay: Evidence from Takeover Legislation" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), mimeo, University of Chicago and MIT (2001).

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