Research

Publications

"The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large Scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia" with Abhijit Banerjee, Amy Finkelstein, Rema Hanna, Ben Olken and Sudarno Sumarto.

American Economic Review. Vol. 111 (9), pp. 3035-63. September 2021.

Published Version | Ungated Paper | Online Appendix | Replication Data and Code | VoxDev article


"Closing Time: the Local Equilibrium Effects of Prohibition" with Greg Howard.

The Journal of Economic History. Vol. 81 (3), pp. 792-930. September 2021.

Published Version | Ungated Paper | Replication Data and Code


Working Papers

"Gender Attitudes in the Judiciary: Evidence from U.S. Circuit Courts" with Elliott Ash and Daniel L. Chen. May 2022.

Revised & Resubmitted at the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

Download Paper | CAGE video


"Who Watches the Watchmen? Local News and Police Behavior in the United States" with Nicola Mastrorocco. August 2021.

Revise & Resubmit at the Review of Economics and Statistics.

Winner of the European Economic Association Young Economist Award 2020.

Download Paper | Probable Causation episode | British Academy blog


"Civil Service Reforms: Evidence from U.S. Police Departments." July 2019.

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Selected Work in Progress

"Man Bites Dog" with Nicola Mastrorocco, Matteo Pograxha, and Stephane Wolton.

"Media Consolidation" with Josh McCrain, Gregory Martin, and Nicola Mastrorocco.

"Viral Media" with Johannes Böken, Mirko Draca, and Nicola Mastrorocco.