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“Public Purpose and Private Property (A) and (B) (TN).” Harvard Business School Case 709-028 (with Laura Alfaro).
“Punjab and Kerala: Regional Development in India,” Harvard Business School Case 707-008.
“Punjab and Kerala: Regional Development in India (TN).” Harvard Business School Teaching Note 708-047.
“To Trade or Not to Trade: NAFTA and the Prospects for Free Trade in the Americas.” Harvard Business School Case 705-034.
“To Trade or Not to Trade: NAFTA and the Prospects of Free Trade in the Americas (TN).” Harvard Business School Teaching Note 706-011.
“What Should the Federal Reserve Do? Thoughts of Greenspan and Bernanke.” Harvard Business School Case 706-017 (with Noel Maurer).
“Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE): Course Overview.” Harvard Business School Note 706-029 (with Rawi Abdelal and Noel Maurer).
Seminar and Conference Presentations 2016 Rochester (Comparative Politics), Asian Development Research Institute Silver Jubilee Conference (Patna, distinguished lecture).
2015 UC Riverside, Notre Dame, Boston University School of Management, Harvard Faculty Development Retreat, India Research Group Conference (Paris School of Economics), Boston University Institute for Economic Development, Cornell Dyson School, Conference on the Business History of India and South Asia (HBS).
2014 Boston College, Harvard Development Faculty Retreat, Harvard-MIT-Brown South Asian Politics Seminar, Harvard South Asia Institute (webinar), IFPRI, Essex Development Workshop, IGC-Central Growth Conference, IGC-Bihar Growth Conference, Northeastern University, University of Connecticut, New Perspectives on South Asian Economic History Conference (Yale), Trade, Poverty and Prosperity Conference (World Bank), BIGD International Conference on Political Economy, Accountability and Governance (Dhaka).
2013 ASSA Meetings (San Diego), George Washington University, Harvard University 7 (History, Culture and Society Workshop), World Bank, NBER Economics of Religion and Culture Conference, HBS W50, Harvard Kennedy School WAPPP Seminar, Williams College, Yale, HKS Mason Fellows Seminar.
2012 and ASREC Conference (Chapman University), HBS International Research Conference, earlier Harvard-MIT Development Seminar, Oxford University, World Economic History Conference (Stellenbosch), Emory, Harvard Kennedy School, IGC Political Economy Meeting, New York University, Conference on Globalization and the Politics of Poverty and Inequality (IIM, Bangalore), Tufts, Harvard Kennedy School, Brandeis University, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universite Paris 1, World Bank, University of Virginia, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard Business School, Columbia University South Asia Institute, UCLA Conference on Economic History and Development, NEUDC (several), Boston University, ISI Delhi Growth and Development Conference (several years), Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), CUHK-CityU Joint Symposium on Institutions, Finance and Economic Development (Hong Kong), Chicago, Michigan, ASSA Meetings (New Orleans), 13th BREAD Conference on Development Economics (Brown), IMF, Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (South Africa), Harvard-Hitotsubashi-Warwick Conference (Venice), NBER China Working Group Meeting, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Stanford GSB, Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore), World Bank (New Delhi), Center for the Advanced Study of India (U Penn), Harvard Business School, IAES Conference, Sawyer Seminar on Power and Property Rights (UNC), IPES Conference (Stanford), LSE, Warwick, Conference on Endogenous Institutions and Political Conflict (UC Berkeley), Paris-Jourdan, Toulouse, University of British Columbia, Carnegie-Mellon/University of Pittsburgh, UC Economic History Conference, UC Irvine, Brown University, Dartmouth College, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, Yale University, Suffolk University, Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Australian National University, Harvard University Invited Discussions Political Institutions and Economic Performance conference (2016); HBS International Research Conference (2013); History Project/J-PAL Conference on the Economic History of Poverty (2012);
ASREC Conference (2012); International Industrial Organization Conference (2011); Political Institutions and Economic Performance conference (2009); CUHK-CityU Joint Symposium on Institutions, Finance and Economic Development (Hong Kong, 2009); Conference on Institutions and Economic Growth in South Asia (Stanford, 2008); NBER China Working Group Meeting (2008);
International Development Conference (Harvard KSG, 2007, 2006); NEUDC (2010, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002, 2001); Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Paris, 2002) Media Mentions The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Slate.com, Economic Times, The Times of India, The Globe and Mail, NPR, The Statesman, Deccan Herald, Business Standard, The Hindu, Hindustan Times.
Professional Service Editorial Board Member, Ideas for India, 2014-present.
Executive Committee Member, Economic History Association for South Asia, 2014-present.
8 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Comparative Economics, 2013-present.
Member, Executive Committee, Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES), 2014-present.
Co-organizer, Harvard Development Economics Faculty Retreat, 2012-2015.
Program Committee Member: NEUDC 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014.
Co-organizer, HBS BGIE Conference, October 2013.
Member, Junior Faculty Recruiting Committee, 2012-2013.
Co-organizer, BGIE Unit Brown Bag Lunch Seminar, 2009-2010.
Co-organizer, Harvard-MIT Development Workshop, Fall 2007.
Co-organizer, HBS Institutional Foundations of Capitalism seminar series, 2004-2008.
Journal Referee (Economics): American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Econometrica, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Journal, Economica, Economics of Transition, Explorations in Economic History, European Economic Review, IMF Economic Review, Journal of African Economies, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic History, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Finance, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, World Bank Economic Review, World Development.
Journal Referee (other): American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, World Politics.
Book Reviewer: World Bank (peer review), Yale University Press.
Grant Reviewer: Harvard South Asia Initiative, National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Vietnam Fulbright Program, World Bank.
PhD Thesis Reviewer: Guilhem Cassan, Paris School of Economics.
Undergraduate Thesis Advisor (Harvard College): Bishnu Thapa (2010), Clifford Beltzer (2010).