Research

Chronological List of all Research

“Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance” (joint with Robin Burgess and Guo Xu), accepted, Journal of Law, Economics and Organizations, 2021.

“Hall of Mirrors: Corporate Philanthropy and Strategic Advocacy” (joint with Matilde Bombardini, Ray Fisman, Bradley Hackinen, and Francesco Trebbi), forthcoming, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2021.

“Improving Educational Pathways to Social Mobility: Evidence from Norway’s ‘Reform 94’” (joint with Magne Mogstad and Jack Mountjoy), accepted, Journal of Labor Economics, 2020.

“Measuring the Labor Market at the Onset of the COVID-19 Crisis: Evidence from Traditional and Non-Traditional Data” (joint with Alexander W. Bartik, Feng Lin, Jesse Rothstein and Matthew Unrath, forthcoming, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity-Special Edition: COVID-19 and the Economy, 2020. Appendix.

“The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business Outcomes and Expectations” (joint with Alexander Bartik, Zoë B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, and Christopher Stanton), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 10 2020, 202006991; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.20069911172020.

“Teaching Labor Laws: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in South Africa” (joint with Bruno Crepon), forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2020.

“Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Market Penalty for Skilled Women,” (joint with Patricia Cortes, Claudia Olivetti, and Jessica Pan), forthcoming, Review of Economic Studies, 2020.

"Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool of Political Influence" (joint with Matilde Bombardini, Ray Fisman and Francesco Trebbi), American Economic Review, 2020, 110 (7): 2065-2102.

“Richard T. Ely Lecture – Gender in the 21st Century,” American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 2020, 110 (5): 1-24.

"The Glittering Prizes: Career Incentives and Bureaucrat Performance" (joint with Robin Burgess, Arunish Chawla and Guo Xu), Review of Economic Studies, 2019, 87: 626-655.

"The Gender Socialization of Children Growing up in Non-Traditional Families," American Economic Association: Papers and Proceedings, 109 (5): 115-121.

“Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway” (joint with Sandra Black, Adriana Lleras-Muney and Sissel Jensen), Review of Economic Studies, 2019, 86(1): 191-239.

“The Cost of Political Connections” (joint with Francis Kramarz, Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar), Review of Finance, 2018, 22 (3): 849-876.

“Coase Lecture - The Glass Ceiling,” Economica, 2018, 85(338): 205-231.

"Field Experiments on Discrimination" (joint with Esther Duflo), in Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo eds., Handbook of Field Experiments, North Holland, 2017.

"Trickle-Down Consumption" (joint with Adair Morse), Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98 (5): 863-879.

“Gender Identity and Relative Income within Households” (joint with Emir Kamenica and Jessica Pan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 130 (2): 571-614.

“Is It Whom You Know Or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process” (joint with Matilde Bombardini and Francesco Trebbi), American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (12): 3885-3920.

“Microeconomic Perspectives” (joint with Bruno Crepon), in Hiroyuki Hino and Gustav Ranis eds., Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Working but Poor, Routledge, 2014.

"Career, Family, and the Well-Being of College Educated Women," American Economic Review, 2013, 103 (3): 244-250.

"Targeting with Agents" (joint with Paul Niehaus, Antonia Atanassova and Sendhil Mullainathan), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5 (1): 206-238.

"The Trouble with Boys: Social Influences and the Gender Gap in Disruptive Behavior" (joint with Jessica Pan), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5 (1): 32-64.

"Do Judges Vary in their Treatment of Race?" (joint with David Abrams and Sendhil Mullainathan), Journal of Legal Studies, 2012, 41 (2): 347-383.

"Information Disclosure, Cognitive Biases and Payday Borrowing" (joint with Adair Morse), The Journal of Finance, November 2011, 66 (6), 1865-93.

"New Perspectives on Gender," in O. Ashenfelter and D. Card eds, Handbook of Labor Economics, Volume 4B, 2011, 1543-1590.

"Improving the Design of Conditional Transfer Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Education Experiment in Colombia" (joint with Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Leigh Linden and Francisco Perez) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3 (2), 167-195.

"Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence from Engineering College Admissions in India" (joint with Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan), Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94 (1-2), 16-29.

"Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Financial and Corporate Sectors" (joint with Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, 2 (3), 228-255.

"What’s Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment" (joint with Dean Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir and Jonathan Zinman), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125 (1), 1-45. 

"Time Use and Food Consumption" (joint with Diane Whitmore), American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (2), 170-176.

"What Do High-Interest Borrowers Do with their Tax Rebate?" (joint with Adair Morse), American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (2), 418-423.

"Labor Market Discrimination in Delhi: Evidence from a Field Experiment" (joint with Abhijit Banerjee, Saugato Datta and Sendhil Mullainathan), Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37 (1), 14-27.

"CEOs," Annual Review of Economics, 2009, 1, 121-150.

"Petty Corruption in Public Services: Driving Licenses in Delhi" (joint with Rema Hanna, Simeon Djankov and Sendhil Mullainathan), Global Corruption Report 2008, 2008, Cambridge University Press, 342-344.

"Mixing Family with Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families Behind Them" (joint with Simon Johnson, Krislert Samphantharak and Antoinette Schoar), Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 88 (3), 466-498.

"Corruption in the Driving Licensing Process in Delhi" (joint with Simeon Djankov, Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan), Economic and Political Weekly, February 2 2008, 71-76.

"Obtaining a Driving License in India: An Experimental Approach to Studying Corruption" (joint with Simeon Djankov, Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan), The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122 (4), 1639-1676.

"Banking Deregulation and Industry Structure: Evidence from the French Banking Reforms of 1985" (joint with Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar), Journal of Finance, 2007, 62 (2), 597-628.

"The Role of Family in Family Firms" (joint with Antoinette Schoar), Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20 (2), 73-96.

"Behavioral Economics and Marketing in Aid of Decision-Making among the Poor" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir), Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, 2006, 25 (1), 8-23.

"Credit and Product Market Effects of Banking Deregulation: Evidence from the French Experience" (joint with Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar), DICE Report-Journal for Institutional Comparisons, 2005, 3 (3), 61-65.

"Implicit Discrimination" (joint with Dolly Chugh and Sendhil Mullainathan), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2005, 95 (2), pp. 94-98.

"Does Managed Care Change Nonprofit Hospitals’ Behavior? Evidence from the Managerial Labor Market" (joint with Kevin Hallock and Richard Arnould), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2005, 58 (3), 494-514.

"Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), American Economic Review, September 2004, 94 (4), 991-1013.

"A Behavioral Economics View of Poverty" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2004, 94 (2), 419-423.

"How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?" (joint with Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 119 (1), 249-275.

"From the Invisible Handshake to the Invisible Hand? How Import Competition Changes the Employment Relationship," Journal of Labor Economics, 2004, 22 (4), 723-766.

"Managing with Style: The Effect of Managers on Firm Policies" (joint with Antoinette Schoar), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, 118 (4), 1169-1208.

"Enjoying the Quiet Life? Corporate Governance and Managerial Preferences" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111 (5), 1043-1075.

"Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from Pensions in South Africa" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan and Douglas Miller), World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17 (1), 27-50.

"Pyramids" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1 (2-3), 478-483.

"Does Entry Regulation Hinder Job Creation? Evidence from the French Retail Industry" (joint with Francis Kramarz), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117 (4), 1369-1413.

"Ferreting out Tunneling: An Application to Indian Business Groups" (joint with Paras Metha and Sendhil Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117 (1), 121-148.

"The Gender Gap in Top Corporate Jobs" (joint with Kevin Hallock), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2001, 55 (1), 3-21.

"Are CEOs Rewarded for Luck? The Ones Without Principals Are" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116 (3), 901-932.

"Do People Mean What They Say? Implications for Subjective Survey Data" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2001, 91 (2), 67-72. 

"Network Effects and Welfare Cultures" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan and Erzo Luttmer), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115 (3), 1019-1055.

"Agents With and Without Principals" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2000, 90 (2), 203-208.

"Is There Discretion in Wage Setting? A Test Using Takeover Legislation" (joint with Sendhil Mullainathan), Rand Journal of Economics, 1999, 30 (3), 535-554.

"The New Employment Landscape: Assessing the Role of Globalization," in Samuel Estreicher ed., New York University 52d Annual Conference on Labor: Global Competition and the American Employment Landscape As We Enter the 21st Century, Kluwer Legal International, 2000.

 


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