i received my phd in economics at mit in may 2012 and am currently a postdoc at microsoft research new england. i am a development economist and econometrician interested in the role that social networks play in developing countries. my research focuses on social learning and informal insurance as well as the associated econometric problems that arise when studying network data. in fall 2013, i will be starting as an assistant professor at the department of economics at stanford.
arc [at] microsoft [dot] com
you can find my cv here
you might also be interested in the social networks and microfinance project suite.
The Diffusion of Microfinance, with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Matthew O. Jackson
Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia, with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna and Ben Olken.
The online appendix and tables can be found here.
Informal Insurance, Social Networks, and Savings Access: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field, with Cynthia Kinnan and Horacio Larreguy
Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models, with Matthew O. Jackson
Inference for Best Linear Approximations to Set Identified Functions, with Victor Chernozhukov, Francesca Molinari and Paul Schrimpf
Econometrics of Sampled Networks, with Randall Lewis
Testing Models of Social Learning on Networks: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field, with Horacio Larreguy and Juan Pablo Xandri
Mobilizing Investment Through Social Networks: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field, with Emily Breza and Horacio Larreguy
A Note on Payments in Experiments of Infinitely Repeated Games with Discounting, with Juan Pablo Xandri