Research

Publications

The Heterogenous Role of Party Affiliation and Gender in the Runner-Up Effect, with Umair Khalil (Deakin University) and Mandar Oak (University of Adelaide), Forthcoming in The Journal of Applied Econometrics

Ethnic Inequality and Public Health, with Abbas Hakeem (University of Adelaide), Health Economics, 2023.  [Media: CHE Research Bites]

Structural transformation away from agriculture in growing open economies, with Kym Anderson (University of Adelaide),  Agricultural Economics, 2022. 

Rainfall Shocks, Child Mortality, and Water Infrastructure, Health Economics, 2022.

Natural Disasters and Missing Children, Health Economics, 2021.

Export Specialization, Trade Liberalization and Economic Growth - A Synthetic Control Analysis, Empirical Economics, 2021.  

Political Favouritism by Powerful Politicians: Evidence from Chief Ministers in India, with Umair Khalil (Deakin University) and Mandar Oak (University of Adelaide), European Journal of Political Economy, 2020. 

Structural transformation to manufacturing and services: What role for trade ?, with Kym Anderson (University of Adelaide), Asian Development Review, 2019. 

Working Papers

Procedural Barriers to Political Candidacy: Gender, Discouragement and Candidate Persistence , with Umair Khalil (Deakin University) and Marco Faravelli (University of Queensland) [Media: Times of India , Monash Impact , Ticker News], Under Revise and Resubmit at The Economic Journal.

Income Shocks and Human Capital Development,  Under Revise and Resubmit at The American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Terrorism and Human Capital Accumulation, with Umair Khalil (Deakin University) and Sonja de New (Monash University), Reject and Resubmit.

Violence and Local Economic Development, with Marco Faravelli (University of Queensland).

Covid and Educational Attainment, with Anh Trinh (Monash University), Manuscript in Progress. 

Technology and Health, with Anh Trinh (Monash University). 

In-Utero Temperature Shocks and Intermediate Learning Outcomes,  with Umair Khalil (Deakin University) and Sonja de New (Monash University).

Climate Shocks, Crop Cycles, and Violent Discipline, with Umair Khalil (Deakin University), Sulagna Mookerjee (Binghamton University), and Arijit Ray (Cleveland State University).

Community Resilience and Disaster Preparedness, with David Johnston (Monash University), Jane Fisher (Monash University) and Rebecca Wickes (Monash University)

Natural Disasters and Resilience, with David Johnston (Monash University) and Rachel Knott (Monash University)

Childhood Determinants of Adulthood Resilience, David Johnston (Monash University) and Olena Stavrunova (University of Technology Sydney)

Disaster Experience and Preparedness, with David Johnston (Monash University)

Moral Intuitions and In-Group Favoritism in the time of Covid: Evidence from a Survey Study , with Marco Faravelli (University of Queensland).

Work in Progress

Consumption, with David Johnston (Monash University)

Auction Theory, with David Johnston (Monash University) and Rachel Knott (Monash University).

Security.

Primary Impacts.

Uncertainty. 

Behaviour. 

HIV Incidences. 

Human Capital.