Working Papers

Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Women's Employment. March 2023.

Depression and Loneliness among the Elderly in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Erin Grela, Frank Schilbach, Garima Sharma, and Girija Vaidyanathan). February 2023. Revised and Resubmitted, Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Coupling Labor Supply Decisions: An Experiment in India (with Matt Lowe). March 2022.

Women's Employment in India: Intra-Household and Intra-Personal Constraints. August 2021.

Published and Accepted Papers

Impacts of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cash Transfers on Depression and Impairment of Older Persons Living Alone: A Randomized Trial in India [manuscript available upon request] (with Abhijit Banerjee, Erin Grela, Frank Schilbach, Miriam Sequeira, Garima Sharma, Girija Vaidyanathan, and Esther Duflo). March 2023. Accepted, Annals of Internal Medicine.

Women's Employment and Empowerment: Descriptive Evidence. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 112: 541-545. May 2022.

Research in Progress

Intra-Household Communication and Female Labor Force Participation (with Namrata Kala)

Jobs for Her: Demand for Female Workers with Career Breaks in India (with Corinne Low, Karmini Sharma, and Alessandra Voena)

The Impact of Pre-marital Counseling on Economic and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Women: A Field Experiment in Indonesia (with Reshmaan Hussam and Nurina Merdikawati)

Improving the Health and Economic Lives of the Elderly in India (with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Frank Schilbach, Garima Sharma, and Girija Vaidyanathan)