I am a PhD student in Economics at the LSE. My research focuses on the selection, recruitment and allocation of talent in private and public sector organizations.

I am on the job market and available for interviews at the SAEe in Bilbao and the AEA/ASSA in Chicago.

Fields: Development, Labor and Organizations

Contact information: 
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 7425782893
Mailing: Department of Economics, LSE
WC2A 2AE, London, UK

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Job Market Paper 2017
The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire [+]
Covered on the World Bank Development Impact Blog, the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics and the IGC Blog - non-academic summary video

Publications
Rewarding Schooling Success and Perceived Returns to Education: Evidence from India [+] - with Sandra Sequeira and Johannes Spinnewijn - Forthcoming Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

Work in progress
The Costs of Bureaucratic Rigidity: Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service [+] - with Marianne Bertrand, Robin Burgess and Arunish Chawla - Submitted

How Does Collective Reputation Affect Hiring? Selection and Sorting in an Online Labour Market [+] - STICERD EOPP Discussion Paper Series 54 - Under revision Journal of European Economic Association

Confidence Men? Gender and Confidence: Evidence among Top Economists [+] - with Heather Sarsons - Submitted - Covered on LSE Impact Blog, Politics and Policy, and USAPP

Publications (Pre-PhD) [+]

Policy papers [+]