On-going Research


  • Low-cost techniques to reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase vaccine uptake in Pakistan. With Hina Khalid (Information Technology University), Ashely Fox (SUNY at Albany), Chad Stecher (Arizona State University) and Amira Jadoon (U.S. Military Academy at West Point). Funded by Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP).

  • Scale-up of National Institutes of Mental Health funded U19 Youth FORWARD project to improve mental health and employment outcomes for vulnerable youth in a post-conflict setting (Sierra Leone). With Theresa Betancourt (Boston College), Nathan Hansen (University of Georgia) and Alethea Desrosiers (Boston College).

  • Improved learning and habit formation to increase uptake of health technologies (chlorine) in the developing world, in collaboration with Interactive Research and Development. With Jed Friedman (World Bank), Reshma Hussam (Harvard University), Gabriella Fleischman (Harvard University) and Akib Khan (Uppsala University). Funded by the World Bank Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF).

  • A Ricardian analysis of agriculture in Africa. With Babatunde Abidoye (UNDP), Sudha Kanan (Michigan State University), Kehinde Oluwaseun Omotoso (University of South Africa) and Alefa Banda (UNDP).

  • Do Conservation Messages Save Water in Unmetered Settings? Results from an Experimental Study in Islamabad. With Sanval Nasim and Syed Hasan (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan).

  • Impact of low-cost demand-augmenting and price information provision services to reduce spoilage for street-vendors selling fresh produce. With Saher Asad (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan).



Working Papers

  • “Learning During a Pandemic: Experimental Evidence from an Online Platform in Pakistan” (under review) with Hadia Majid (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan).


Other Contributions