Working Papers

Incentivized peer referrals for tuberculosis screening: evidence from India

NBER Working Paper N. 25279. Revise & Resubmit, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

(with Jessica Goldberg and Pradeep Chintagunta).

Management, supervision, and health care: a field experiment

NBER Working Paper 23749. Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

(with Felipe Dunsch, David Evans and Ezinne Eze-Ajoku).

Providing Vouchers and Value Information for Already Free Eye Exams Increases Uptake Among a Low-Income Minority Population: A Randomized Trial

Revise & Resubmit, Health Economics.

(First Author: Seema Kacker; coauthors: Mario Macis, Prateek Gajwani, David S. Friedman).

Expectations, reference points, and compliance with COVID-19 social-distancing measures

NBER WP 26916.

(with Guglielmo Briscese, Nicola Lacetera and Mirco Tonin).

Works in Progress

The Role of Management Practices in the Quality of Health Care in Kenya

(a World Bank project; with Roberta Gatti (PI), Kathryn Gilman Andrews, Renata Lemos, Raissa Violeta Ebner)

Peer Messaging to Reduce Covid-19 Transmission in Zambia

(with Jessica Goldberg (PI), Alfredo Burlando, Pradeep Chintagunta, Melissa Graboyes, Dean Karlan, Peter Hangoma, Silvia Prina).

Social Support for markets in health and health care: Insights from the Covid-19 Pandemic

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera)

Evaluating the effects of university fundraiser incentives

(with Michael Gibbs).

Advancing the health of rural communities in Uganda through strong community health programs

(with Smisha Agarwal (PI) and Tanvi Nagpal)

The empirics of repugnant exchanges

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Information acquisition and polarization

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Altruism, ethics and markets: A behavioral and neuroscientific experimental study

(with Vikram Chib, Jeffrey Kahn, and Nicola Lacetera).

Enhancing organ donor registration rates through strengthening ServiceOntario customer representatives’ motivations: observational studies and field interventions

(with Nicola Lacetera, Julian House, Audrey Laporte, Frank Markel and Nina Mazar)

Economic Diversification and Poverty at the Household Level: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

(with Pierella Paci (PI) and Marco Ranzani).