Research

Publications:

“Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap: Increasing Job Search and Employment through Action Planning”
(with Rulof Burger, Eliana Carranza and Patrizio Piraino)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11 (2): 284-301 [Published version] [Working paper version]

“The Value of Reference Letters: Experimental Evidence from South Africa”
(with Rulof Burger and Patrizio Piraino)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (forthcoming)
[Published Version] [Working paper ]

“Unintended Labor Supply Effects of Cash Transfer Programs: Evidence from South Africa’s Old Age Pension”
Journal of African Economies (accepted)
[Published Version] [Working paper version]

“Long-run Effects of Forced Resettlement: Evidence from Apartheid South Africa” 
Journal of Economic History  (accepted) [paper]

Working Papers:

“(De-)Biasing on a Roll: Changing Gambling Behavior through Experiential Learning”
(with Shawn Cole and Bilal Zia), Revisions Requested [paper]

“Labor Market Discrimination and Sorting: Evidence from South Africa” Under Review [paper]

Research in Progress:

“Barriers to Female Labor Force Participation and Employment in Saudi Arabia”
(with Hisham Esper, Rema Hanna and Rohini Pande)

“Overconfidence and Wage Expectations” (with R.Burger, E.Carranza, P.Piraino)

Do Workers Discriminate Against Female Bosses?
[Paper coming soon]