I am a PhD candidate in Economics at the LSE and affiliated with the Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme  at STICERD. My research focuses on the selection, recruitment and allocation of talent within private and public sector organizations.

Field: Development, Labour Economics, Organizations

Academic background: LSE, HU Berlin

Contact:  [email protected] | Google Scholar

Job Market Paper
Patronage and the Performance of Bureaucrats: Evidence from the British Empire
(Preliminary - draft on request)

Work in progress
Determinants and Consequences of Bureaucratic Effectiveness: Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service – with Marianne Bertrand, Robin Burgess and Arunish Chawla

How Does Collective Reputation Affect Hiring? Selection and Sorting in an Online Labour Market
– Submitted

Rewarding Schooling Success and Perceived Returns to Education: Evidence from India – with Sandra Sequeira and Johannes Spinnewijn – Resubmitted at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Confidence Men? Gender and Confidence: Evidence among Top Economists - with Heather Sarsons - Submitted - Covered on LSE Impact Blog, Politics and Policy, and USAPP

Publications (Pre-PhD) [+]

Misc and policy papers [+]