arun g. chandrasekhar


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publications

social networks, reputation and commitment: evidence from a savings monitors experiment (with emily breza, june 2018) [forthcoming at econometrica], nber working paper #21169.

social networks as contract enforcement: evidence from a lab experiment in the field (with cynthia kinnan and horacio larreguy, august 2017) [forthcoming at the amerian economic journal: applied economics], nber working paper #20259.

network structure and the aggregation of information: theory and evidence from indonesia (with vivi alatas, abhijit banerjee, rema hanna and ben olken, december 2015). american economic review (july, 2016): vol. 106 no. 7, nber working paper #18351. [online appendix] [full data]

econometrics of network formation. oxford handbook on the economics of networks. (edited by yann bramoulle, andrea galeotti and brian rogers, 2016)

the diffusion of microfinance (with abhijit banerjee, esther duflo and matthew o. jackson). science (2013): vol. 341 no. 6144 1236498 DOI:10.1126/science.1236498 [abstract, full text] [supplementary material] [full data]

working papers

revising...

using aggregated relational data to feasibly identify network structure without network data (with emily breza, tyler mccormick, and mengjie pan, july 2018) [revised and resubmitted to the american economic review] , arXiv. [implementation cookbook and survey instruments] [estimation pseudocode] [estimation code].

testing models of social learning on networks: evidence from two experiments (with horacio larreguy and juan pablo xandri, july 2018) [revised and resubmitted to econometrica], nber working paper #21468.

a network formation model based on subgraphs (with matthew o. jackson, june 2018) [revised and resubmitted to the review of economic studies]

using gossips to spread information: theory and evidence from two randomized controlled trials (with abhijit banerjee, esther duflo, and matthew o. jackson, march 2018) [2nd round revision requested at the review of economic studies], nber working paper #20422.

in progress...

naive learning with uninformed agents (with abhijit banerjee, emily breza, and markus mobius, july 2018) [submitted]

when less is more: experimental evidence on information delivery during india's demonetization (with abhijit banerjee, emily breza, and benjamin golub, april 2018) [submitted]

financial centrality and liquidity provision (with rob townsend and juan pablo xandri, march 2018)

seeing the forest for the trees? an investigation of network knowledge (with emily breza and alireza tahbaz-salehi, february 2018)

changes in social network structure in response to exposure to formal credit markets (with abhijit banerjee, esther duflo, and matthew o. jackson, february 2018)

signaling, stigma, and silence in social learning (with benjamin golub and he yang, december 2016)

network centrality and informal institutions: evidence from a lab experiment in the field (with emily breza and horacio larreguy, november 2016), nber working paper #20309.

econometrics of sampled networks (with randall lewis, november 2016)

some work in progress

celebrity endorsement and social influence: a nationwide twitter experiment promoting vaccination in indonesia (with vivi alatas, markus mobius, benjamin olken, and cindy paladines)

noise and diffusion (with abhijit banerjee and emily breza)

affirmative action, attitudes, and social networks: evidence from caste-based reservation in india (with emily breza)

advising (with ben golub and he yang)

contract structure, social networks, and firm size (with melanie morten and alessandra peter)

team production and free riding (with attila ambrus and matt elliott)

old stuff

social investments, informal risk sharing, and inequality (with attila ambrus and matt elliott, july 2015), nber working paper #20669.

tractable and consistent random graph models (with matthew o. jackson, june 2014), nber working paper #20276, arXiv. replaced by a network formation model based on subgraphs.

a note on payments in the lab for infinite horizon dynamic games with discounting (with juan pablo xandri, june 2014)

come play with me: experimental evidence of information diffusion about rival goods (with abhijit banerjee, emily breza, esther duflo, and matthew o. jackson)

inference for best linear approximations to set identified functions (with victor chernozhukov, francesca molinari, and paul schrimpf, december 2012)

information, networks and social insurance: evidence from a lab experiment in the field (with cynthia kinnan and horacio larreguy, september 2011)