India

Female Labour Force Participation and Mixed Gender Workplaces

This study will test labour demand and labour supply-side explanations as to why firms gender-segregate, while also testing several firm-level policy interventions that could ease these frictions.

Research Project
1 Nov 2023

Firm Presence, Environmental Quality, and Economic Activity: Evidence from Randomized Relocation of Small Firms

Firm location decisions are one of the most important decisions managers make, optimizing factors such as proximity to customers, suppliers, and useful information.

Working Paper
9 Aug 2023

Firm relocation as environmental policy: impacts on firms and air quality

We evaluate a policy which relocated over 20,000 firms identified as polluting from central Delhi to industrial areas on the outskirts of the metro area. Roughly 58% of these firms ceased operation as a result of having been relocated.

Research Note
9 Jun 2023

Electricity Supply and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Large Experiment in Bihar

We conduct a large-scale randomised experiment with two electricity distribution companies in the state of Bihar in India, to test the impact of a new power allocation rule on consumer payment rates and firm outcomes.

Research Note
18 May 2023

Electricity Supply and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Large Experiment in Bihar

We conduct a large-scale randomised experiment with two electricity distribution companies in the state of Bihar in India, to test the impact of a new power allocation rule on consumer payment rates and firm outcomes.

Working Paper
7 May 2023

Tax induced trade costs in developing countries: Evidence from VAT reform in India

This project investigates the impact of trade barriers on internal trade and the organisation of supply chains.

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Information Frictions on Job Descriptions

This project investigates the effect of preferences over missing job characteristics on job matching in an online job platform.

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Environmental Regulation, Scrutiny and Firm Outcomes

This project studies how changes in environmental regulation affect environmental compliance and firm outcomes.

Research Project
1 Mar 2023

The Effect of Warehouse Receipt Finance on Terms of Trade for Farmers

Can warehouse receipt finance improve trading terms for small farmers and reduce price seasonality? We study this question in the context of a warehouse receipt program in India using detailed market data and warehouse locations.

Research Note
19 Aug 2022

Microfinance, Micro-entrepreneurship and Misallocation

For almost half a century, microfinance has been seen as a powerful tool to improve access to credit for the poor.

Research Note
15 Aug 2022

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