Working papers

Repayment Flexibility and Risk Taking: Experimental Evidence from Credit Contracts
With Marianna Battaglia and Selim Gulesci
Featured in the World Bank Development Impact Blog 1 and 2, VoxDev, and VoxEU
Rej.&R Review of Economic Studies

Loan Contract Structure and Adverse Selection: Survey Evidence from Uganda
With Selim Gulesci, Miri Stryjan, and Christian Ahlin
R&R Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

Children of the Pill: The Effect of Subsidizing Oral Contraceptives on Children’s Health and Wellbeing
With Emilia Simeonova
Featured in Dagens Medicin, Dagens Nyheter, and Jordemodern

Gender Empowerment in 19th Century Sweden: Using Historical Trade Shocks to Assess the Effects of Women’s Economic Empowerment
With Emilia Simeonova

Shaping the Nation: The Effect of Fourth of July on Political Preferences and Behavior in the US
With David Yanagizawa-Drott
Featured in ABS News, CBS News, Fox News 1, 2, and 3, MSNBC News, Daily Mail, Harvard Gazette, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle,, Toronto Sun, US News, and the Washington Times

The Social Costs of a Credit Monopoly

Published papers

Sex and credit: Do gender interactions matter for credit market outcomes?
With Thorsten Beck and Patrick Behr, Journal of Banking & Finance, 2018
Featured in Financial Times Adviser, the World Bank All About Finance Blog, and VoxEU

Medical Abortion Provided by Nurse-Midwives or Physicians in a High Resource Setting
With Susanne Sjöström, Helena Kopp Kallner, Emilia Simeonova, and Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, PLoS ONE, 2016

Informal Finance: A Theory of Moneylenders
Journal of Development Economics, 2014

Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement
With Daniel Shoag, Stan Veuger, and David Yanagizawa-Drott, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013
Featured in Bloomberg 1 and 2, Dagens Nyheter, the Economist 1 and 2, the Guardian 1 and 2, Marginal Revolution, and Washington Post 1 and 2

In progress

60 years of global environmental change 1939-1999: digitization of 1.6 million historical aerial photographs
With Solomon Hsiang and Anna Tompsett

Inside the Production Function: The Effect of Financial Contracts on Growing Firms' Technology Use. Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Uganda
With Selim Gulesci, Francesco Loiacono, and Miri Stryjan

State Repression, Exit, and Voice: Living in The Shadow of Cambodia's Killing Fields
With Mathias Iwanowsky

Who Benefits from Free Education? Evidence from a Policy Experiment in Cambodia
With Maria Cheung, Mathias Iwanowsky, and Jakob Svensson

Workers of the World, Unite: The Economic Effects of Labor Day Demonstrations in Europe
With Nathan Lane and David Yanagizawa-Drott