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, September 2018
Consulting Collusive Intermediaries, with Alberto Motta and Masatoshi Tsumagari, revised August 2018
Empirical Development/Political Economy
Community Networks and the Growth of Private Enterprise in China with Ruochen Dai, Kaivan Munshi and Xiabo Zhang, Feb 2019
Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh with Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Helal Uddin, Feb 2019
Resource Transfers to Local Governments: Political Manipulation and Household Responses in West Bengal, with Pranab Bardhan, Sandip Mitra, and Anusha Nath, revised December 2018.
Community Origins of Industrial Entrepreneurship in Pre-Independence India with Bishnupriya Gupta, Kaivan Munshi and Mario Sanclemente, Dec 2018
Clientelistic Politics and Economic Development: An Overview with Pranab Bardhan, revised, August 2018 Presentation Slides
Political Clientelism and Capture: Theory and Evidence from West Bengal with Pranab Bardhan, revised August 2012.
Theoretical Development/Inequality/Political Economy
Capital and Inequality in the Long Run: Automation without Technical Progress, with Debraj Ray, December 2017
A Theory of Clientelistic Politics versus Programmatic Politics, with Pranab Bardhan, August 2018
Pareto Improving Education Subsidies wiith Financial Frictions and Heterogenous Abilities, with Stefan Napel, revised October 2018.
Educational Signaling, Credit Constraints and Income Distribution Dynamics with Marcello d'Amato, July 2010, revised version April 2012.