Research: Working Papers and Works-in-Progress

Intra-Firm Behavior, Managers and Management

  1. What Do Good Managers Do? Evidence from an Insurance Firm in India [Submitted]
  2. Learning-by-Doing and Managerial Productivity: Evidence from an Insurance Firm in India [Submitted]
  3. Optimal Contracts for Heterogeneous Recruiters

Firms, Performance and Productivity

  1. Clusters, Collaboration and Firm Performance: Evidence from India
  2. Business Sentiments in the times of COVID-19 (with Bornali Bhandari, Ajaya Sahu and KS Urs)[Submitted]

Financial Inclusion

  1. Career Concerns and Distortion in Credit Uptake in India’s Lead Bank Scheme
  2. Measuring village-level access to banks in India (1951-2019): A spatial analysis (with Sandhya Garg)

Media and Political Outcomes

  1. Internet-based Media and Political Outcomes
  2. Media, Attention Constrained Voters and Benevolent Propagandists [Slides available on request]


  1. Price and Tax Elasticity of Alcohol Consumption: Evidence from Seven Indian States (with Soumi Roy Chowdhury)