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 (2019): 284-301 [Published version] [Working paper]

“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 ]
Media Coverage: VoxDev

“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]

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

Working Papers:

Do Workers Discriminate Against Female Bosses?
[paper]
Media coverage: Quartz, NY Daily, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, The Swaddle
Media (German): Die WELT, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Forschung & Lehre, IZA Newsroom

“(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)

“Are Emily and Josh Better Managers than Ebony and Jamal? Experimental Evidence on Race Discrimination”
(with D. Buchman)

“Caste and Gender Discrimination in India”