Working Papers


“Scared Straight or Scared to Death? The Effect of Risk Beliefs on Risky Behaviors” [PDF] [Online Appendix] (Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review)

“Making the Grade: The Sensitivity of Education Program Effectiveness to Input Choices and Outcome Measures” (with Rebecca Thornton) [PDF][Online Appendix] (Conditionally Accepted, Review of Economics and Statistics)

“Peers and Motivation at Work: Evidence from a Firm Experiment in Malawi” (with Lasse Brune and Eric Chyn) [PDF] (Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Human Resources)

“You Know What I Know: Enumerator Knowledge Effects in Subjective Expectation Elicitation” (with Natalia Ordaz Reynoso) (Revise and Resubmit, Demography)

“Pay Me Later: A Simple Employer-based Saving Scheme” (with Lasse Brune and Eric Chyn) [PDF]

“How Important is Temptation Spending? Maybe Less than We Thought” (with Lasse Brune and Qingxiao Li) [PDF]

“Teacher Effectiveness in Africa: Longitudinal and Causal Estimates” (with Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Jason T. Kerwin, Rebecca Thornton, and Jeffrey A. Smith) [PDF]