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Aprajit Mahajan,
C.V.
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
UC Berkeley
Email: aprajit at gmail dot com
Research Statement


Forthcoming and Published Papers

Extremum Estimation and Numerical Derivatives (2013) (with Han Hong and Denis Nekipelov), forthcoming Journal of Econometrics

Micro-Loans, Bednets and Malaria: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial (2013) (with B. Blackburn, Daniel Kopf, Lakshmi Krishnan, A. Tarozzi and  J. Yoong), American Economic Review, 2014, 104(7):1909-41  

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India  (with Nick Bloom, Benn Eifert, David McKenzie and John Roberts),  Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128(1):1-51. (Lead Article)

Lymphatic Filariasis in Orissa, India: Expanded Endemic Range and A Call to Re-evaluate The Targeting of Mass Drug Administration Programs  (with Patricia Foo, A. Tarozzi, J. Yoong, Lakshmi Krishnan, Daniel Kopf and B. BlackburnTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2011, 105(2):109-114. Tables

Risk, Incentives and Contracts: Partnerships in Rio De Janeiro 1870-1891  (with Ran Abramitzky and Zephyr Frank) Journal of Economic History,  2010, 70(3):686-715

Why do Firms in Developing Countries Have Low Productivity (with Nick Bloom, David McKenzie and John Roberts) American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2010, 100(2): 619-623

Commitment Mechanisms and Compliance with Health-protecting Behavior: Preliminary Evidence from Orissa (India) (with B. Blackburn, A. Tarozzi and  J. Yoong) American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2009, 99(2):231-235.

Estimation of Price Elasticities with Non-Linear Errors-in-Variables Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91(4):793-805.

Child Nutrition in India in the Nineties  (with A. Tarozzi) Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55 (3):541-586.

Identification and Estimation of Regression Models with Misclassification  Econometrica, 2006, 74 (3):631-665.


Working Papers

Time Inconsistency, Expectations and Technology Adoption (2011) (with A. Tarozzi), revise and resubmit Econometrica

Bednets, Information and Malaria in Orissa (2011)  (with B. Blackburn, A. Tarozzi and  J. Yoong), revise and resubmit Quantitative Economics

Estimation of Single-Index Models with Misclassified Regressors (2009)
 
Numerical Gradients and Extremum Estimation with U-Statistics (2013) (with Han Hong and Denis Nekipelov), revise and resubmit Econometric Theory

(Limited) Diffusion of Health Protecting Behavior: Evidence from Non-Beneficiaries of a Public  Health Program (2011) (with A. Tarozzi and Chutima Tontarawongsa)



Work in Progress (More specific information available upon request)

"Commitment Devices and Saving: Field Experimental Evidence from Income Tax Refund Participants" (with Damon Jones)
"A Multiple Interventions Approach to Improving Yields: Evidence from Mexico" (with Carolina Corral, Xavi Gine and Enrique Siera)

Teaching
Economics 102B (Undergraduate Econometrics)
Economics 270   (First Year Ph.D Econometrics)
Economics 214/216 (Second Year Ph.D Development)
Economics 273 (Second Year Ph.D Econometrics)
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