Research

Education

Positions Held

Teaching

Seminar & Conference Presentations

Professional Memberships

Awards & Honors

 

 

Research


Research Interests: Credit; Informal Insurance; Aspirations; Intra-household Bargaining; Networks and Groups; Inequality; Mobility; Coercion.

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Education


 

Positions Held

 

 

Teaching



Seminars & Conference Presentations

 

Invited Seminars at the Department of Economics of

Cornell University, ITAM, University of Montreal, Concordia University, University of Quebec in Montreal, the Tinbergen Institute, the research group of the World Bank, Southern Methodist University, University of Toronto, University of Southern California, Delta/Inra (Paris), University of Chicago, Princeton University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of California Berkeley, Cornell University, Institute of Advanced Study, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ECARE (Brussels), Caltech University, Georgetown University, Penn State University, Cornell University, Oxford University, ZEI (Bonn), Yale University, World Bank, Princeton University, Boston University, George Washington University, Ohio State University, University of Virginia, London School of Economics/University College London, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Essex University, Georgetown University, the IDB, the department of agricultural economics at the University of Maryland, the Center for Global Development, Edinburgh University, George Washington University, Boston University, MIT, Georgetown University, the World Bank, University of Maryland, George Mason University, the World Bank - Social Protection & Labor, the University of Washington in St Louis, Bocconi University, IIES at Stockholm University, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Yale University, IFPRI, Michigan State University, American University, University of Michigan.


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Professional Membership and Activities

 

  • Theoretical Research in Development Economics (ThRed), Board Member.
  • Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, Fellow.
  • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Development Economics Program, Research Associate.
  • Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Fellow.
  • I Economic Development and Institutions research network, member of the Thematic Group Family Gender and Conflict, 2016-
  • I Member of the Jury for the Infosys Prize in Social Sciences 2016
  • External Member of the World Bank Research Management Committee 2013-
  • Organizer, Formal and Informal Institutions to Cope with Risk and Credit in Developing Countries; University of California at Irvine, February 9-10, 2001.
  • Member of the American Economic Association.
  • Associate Editor for the Journal of Development Economics 2010-2013.
  • Associate Editor for the Berkeley Electronic Journal for Theoretical Economics 2006-.
  • Referee for the NSF, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Earhart Foundation and Blackwell Publishing

  • Referee for the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Econometrica, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Journal, Economica, Economics and Politics, Economics of Governance, International Economic Review, Journal of African Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Population Economics,  Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Public Choice, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Rand Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Theoretical Economics, the World Bank Economic Review, and World Development. 

    Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review (for 2013-2015).



    Grants, Awards and Honor