Senior Lecturer in Economics
University of Western Australia Business School.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Cambridge
Research interests: Networks in Economics, Macroeconomics, and Labor Economics
You can find my CV here
A Tale of Two Programs: Assessing Treatment and Control in NREGA Studies World Bank Economic Review, 2022
Supply Variabilities in Public Workfares with A. Shrivastava. Journal of Development Economics, 2021
Estimating the Impact of Welfare Programs on Agricultural Output: Evidence from India American Journal of Agr. Economics, 2020
Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Public and Private Investment in India, with M. Raissi and V. Tulin. World Development, 2018
2020-2022 Religion and Covid-19 Keynes Fund, University of Cambridge. Joint with S. Iyer (University of Cambridge) and A. Shrivastava (Azim Premji University). Amount: $85,000. Role: Principal Investigator.
2019-2022 Social Identities and the Labour Market Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Joint with researchers from IIM Bangalore and Azim Premji University. Amount: $500,000. Role: Principal Investigator.
Find a full list of all grants here.
The Effect of Supply Base Diversification on the Propagation of Shocks with C. Jenkins and D. Lenzo (older version: CAMA Working Paper 60/2022)
Beyond Domar Weights: A New Measure of Systemic Importance in Production Networks with D. Lenzo
Deconstructing Aggregate Fluctuations with D. Lenzo (older version: CAMA Working Paper 7/2022)
Aggregate Fluctuations, Network Effects, and Covid-19 with D. Lenzo. CAMA Working Paper 59/2022
Social Capital and Distress Borrowing: Evidence from Covid-19 in India with Z. de Souza and A. Shrivastava
Religion, Covid-19, and Mental Health with S. Iyer, K. Shastry, and A. Shrivastava. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 17791
Program Capital: The Cumulative Effect of Public Workfares (older version: CWPE Working Paper 1626)
"When Firms Matter: Propagation of Firm-Level Shocks through Production Network" with A. Shrivastava and S. Kumar
"Does Anticipated Discrimination Explain Gender Segregation in the Labor Market?" with J. Feld and A. Shrivastava
"Epidemics and Mass Gatherings" with S. Iyer and A. Shrivastava
"Pattern Mixing in Networks: A non-linear generalisation of Newman’s Assortativity" with M. Small and L. Thomas