Working Papers and Current Projects



Working Papers

Optimising SARS-Cov-2 Pooled Testing For Low-Resource Settings (with Majid, F. and Omer S.B.)

Finance

Bank Credit and Business Networks (with A. Mian, Princeton and A. Qamar, State Bank of Pakistan), WP 2011.

Identifying Business Networks in Emerging Economies (with A. Mian, Princeton and A. Qamar, State Bank of Pakistan), WP 2005.

Education

Bad Public Schools are Public Bads: Test Scores and Civic Values in Public and Private Schools (with T. Andrabi, N. Bau, and J. Das), WP 2010

Institutions

Glass Walls: Experimental Evidence on Access Constraints faced by Rural Women (with A. Cheema, F. Naseer, and J. Shapiro). WP 2020.
 

 

Current Projects

Finance

Financing for Firms: Experimental Innovations in South Africa (with B. Klinger, Harvard University)

Divided We Fall: Understanding Retail Clusters (with J. Das, DECRG World Bank, and A. Mian, U of Chicago, GSB)

Education

How Effective are Parent-Teacher School Councils? Experimental Evidence from a Developing Country (with T. Andrabi, Pomona, and J.Das, DECRG World Bank)

Information and Choices: Examining Parental Investments Across Children (with T. Andrabi, Pomona, J.Das, DECRG World Bank, and J. Montalvo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Skills, Beliefs, and Development: Examining skill-enhancing interventions in Pakistan (with A. Cheema, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), F. Naseer, LUMS, and Jacob Shapiro, Princeton)

Institutions

Rebuilding the Social Compact: Urban Service Delivery and Property Taxes in Pakistan (with A. Khan, M. Shaukat and B. Olken).

The Big March: Consequences of the 1947 Partition of India (with A. Mian, U of Chicago, GSB)

Identifying the Impact of Decentralization: Evidence from Pakistan (with A. Cheema, Lahore University of Management Sciences, and A. Qadir, Pakistan Administrative Staff College)