Research

Published and Forthcoming Papers

Managerial Compensation in Multi-Division Firms (2018), co-authored with Radha Gopalan, Management Science, 64 (6), 2856-2874.

Do Fund Managers Misestimate Climatic Disaster Risk? (2020), co-authored with Nitin Kumar and Russ Wermers, Review of Financial Studies, 33 (3), 1146–1183

Politics, State Ownership, and Corporate Investments (2020), co-authored with Meghana Ayyagari, Review of Financial Studies, 33 (7), 3031-3087

In Media: Economic Times

Government Employment Guarantee, Labor Supply and Firms’ Reaction: Evidence from the largest Public Workfare Program in the World (2021), co-authored with Sumit Agarwal, Yakshup Chopra, and Prasanna Tantri, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 56(2), 409-442 (Cited by the Indian Economic Survey 2018-19)

In Media: Economic Times, Times of India, Quartz India

Creditor Rights, Threat of Liquidation, and Labor-Capital Choice of Firms , co-authored with Ritam Chaurey and Vasudha Nukala, Journal of Law and Economics, (Forthcoming)

In Media: Oxford Business Law Blog


Working Papers

Property Rights of Employee-Inventors and Innovation, co-authored with Krishnamurthy Subramanian, R&R (Journal of Law and Economics)

Financial Inclusion and Alternate Credit Scoring for the Millennials: Role of Big Data and Machine Learning in Fintech, co-authored with Sumit Agarwal, Pulak Ghosh, and Sudip Gupta R&R (Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking)

Banking the Unbanked: What Do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access? co-authored with Sumit Agarwal, Pulak Ghosh, Saumya Ghosh, Tomasz Piskorski, and Amit Seru (Cited By Reserve Bank of India's Household Finance Committee Report, 2017 and the NITI Aayog’s Report titled, “Strategy for New India@75", 2018)

In Media: Economic Times, Times of India, World Bank Blog

Work in progress...

Global Asset Allocations of Mutual and Hedge Funds, co-authored with Apoorva Javadekar, Nitin Kumar, and Russ Wermers

How Does Access to Credit Impact Consumer Expenditure and Savings? , co-authored with Sumit Agarwal, Pulak Ghosh, and Xiyaou Zhang

Regulatory Quid Pro Quo and Political Capture of Private Banks, co-authored with Nithin Mannil and Prasanna Tantri