Contract and Organization Theory
Hierarchical Control Rights and Strong Collusion, with Masatoshi Tsumagari, June 2017
Bypassing Intermediaries via Vertical Integration, A Transaction-Cost-Based Theory with Alberto Motta and Masatoshi Tsumagari, March 2017
Weak Ex Ante Collusion and the Design of Supervisory Institutions, with Alberto Motta and Masatoshi Tsumagari, revised August 2016. Supplementary Appendix.
Empirical Development/Political Economy
Clientelistic Politics and Economic Development: An Overview with Pranab Bardhan, revised, May 2017
Forest Degradation and Economic Growth in Nepal 2003-2010, with Jean-Marie Baland and Francois Libois, revised, April 2017
Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh with Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Helal Uddin, revised May 2017
Property Rights and Gender Bias: Evidence from Land Reform in West Bengal with Sonia Bhalotra, Abhisekh Chakravarty and Francisco Pino, May 2016
Resource Transfers to Local Governments: Political Manipulation and Voting Patterns in West Bengal, with Pranab Bardhan, Sandip Mitra, and Anusha Nath, October 2015.
Political Clientelism and Capture: Theory and Evidence from West Bengal with Pranab Bardhan, revised August 2012.
Theoretical Development/Inequality/Political Economy
Pareto Improving Education Subsidies wiith Financial Frictions and Heterogenous Abilities, with Stefan Napel, revised April 2015.
Educational Signaling, Credit Constraints and Income Distribution Dynamics with Marcello d'Amato, July 2010, revised version April 2012.