Research

Papers:

No Toilet No Bride? Intrahousehold Bargaining in Male-Skewed Marriage Markets in India“, 2017, Journal of Development Economics, vol. 127, pp. 269–282

Unintended Consequences of Enforcement in a Cooperative Institutions: Experimental Evidence from Tanzanian Fishers”, with Prof. Reimer (UAA), Dr. Onyango (UDSM), and Spencer MacColl (World Bank). Accepted, Ocean and Coastal Management.

Changing Preferences through Experimental Games: Evidence from Sanitation and Hygiene in Tamil Nadu“, IFPRI Discussion Paper 1587. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Submitted.

The Roots of Modern Sex Ratios“, with Jesse Anttila-Hughes and Patrick Krause, November 2016. Revision requested.

Work in Progress:

Income Shocks and the Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence in Indonesia,” with Matthew Krupoff and Prof. Jesse Anttila-Hughes (USF).

“Acceptance of Gender Violence and Seasonal Labor Patterns in a Global Sample of Women”, with Prof. Anttila-Hughes (USF) and Anja Tolonen (Barnard College).

“Sustainable Growth and the Millennium Development Goal to Halve Poverty” (2010). Updated version with recently released data coming soon. 

Policy Reports:

Whispers to Voices. Gender and Social Transformation in Bangladesh”. The World Bank. Bangladesh Development Series Paper No. 22 (March 2008).

To the MDG and Beyond: Accountability and Institutional Innovation in Bangladesh”. The World Bank. Bangladesh Development Series Paper No. 14 (January 2007).

The Bangladesh Vocational Education And Training System: An Assessment”.  The World Bank (November 2006).

Assistant Professor of Economics