Research

Work in Progress
  • "Fighting the worse of the two evils in public good provision: Experimental evidence on corruption and tax evasion" with Amadou Boly (African Development Bank) and Robert Gillanders (City University of Dublin)
Working Papers                                                                                                                                  
  1. "Self confidence spillovers and motivated beliefs" with Nabanita Datta Gupta and Marie Claire Villeval. Revision Requested from Games and Economic Behavior.
  2. "Do workers discriminate against their out-group employers? Evidence from an online labor market" with Sher Afghan Asad (Iowa State University) and Joydeep Bhattacharya (Iowa State University)
Published Papers
  1. "On the interpretation of World Values Survey trust question - global expectations vs. local beliefs". European Journal of Political Economy, vol(55): 491-510, 2018.
  2. "Predicting food price inflation through online prices in India", with Nished Singhal and Chetan Subramanian. Economic and Political Weekly, vol 53(23): 132-135, 2018.
  3. "On monetary and non-monetary interventions to combat corruption" with Arnab MitraJournal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol 149, 332-355, 2018. 
  4. "The spillover effects of affirmative action on competitiveness and unethical behavior", with Nabanita Datta Gupta and Marie Claire Villeval.  European Economic Review, vol 101, 567-604, 2018.
  5. "Corruption, Norm Violation and the Decay in Social Capital", Journal of Public Economics, Vol 137, 14-27, May 2016.
  6. "On the Interpretation of bribery in laboratory corruption games: moral frames and social norms"  Experimental Economics, vol 19(1), pages 240-267,  March 2016.
  7. "Social Norms regarding bribing in India: An experimental analysis" with Tushi Baul and Tanya Rosenblat, Journal of Contextual Economics, 2016. 
  8. "Awareness programs and change in taste-based caste prejudice" with Nabanita Datta Gupta. PLoS One  10(4): e0118546.  April 2015.  
  9. "On self selection of the corrupt into the public sector" with  Tushi Baul and Tanya Rosenblat. Economics Letters, vol 127, Pages 43-46, February 2015.  
  10. "An evaluation of the revenue side as a source of fiscal consolidation in high debt economies" Journal of Economic Studies, 2014.  
  11. "Linking Teacher and Student Absenteeism - The Role of shared goods in reducing Absenteeism" with Elizabeth M. King, Peter Orazem, Elizabeth M. Paterno. Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 563-574,  2012.   
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