arun g. chandrasekhar

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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]

econometrics of network formation. oxford handbook on the economics of networks. (edited by yann bramoulle, andrea galeotti and brian rogers, 2015) [forthcoming]

network structure and the aggregation of information: theory and evidence from indonesia (with vivi alatas, abhijit banerjee, rema hanna and ben olken, december 2015) [forthcoming at the american economic review], nber working paper #18351. [online appendix.]

working papers

naive learning with uninformed agents (with abhijit banerjee, emily breza, and markus mobius, may 2016)

testing models of social learning on networks: evidence from a lab experiment in the field (with horacio larreguy and juan pablo xandri, may 2016) [submitted], nber working paper #21468.

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

gossip: identifying central individuals in a social network (with abhijit banerjee, esther duflo, and matthew o. jackson, february 2016), nber working paper #20422.

a network formation model based on subgraphs (with matthew o. jackson, october 2015). [online appendix.]

social networks, reputation and commitment: evidence from a savings monitors experiment (with emily breza, july 2015) [revision requested at econometrica], nber working paper #21169.

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

social networks as contract enforcement: evidence from a lab experiment in the field (with cynthia kinnan and horacio larreguy, february 2015) [revision requested at the amerian economic journal: applied economics], nber working paper #20259.

econometrics of sampled networks (with randall lewis, november 2011; 2016 revision coming soon)

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

some work in progress

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

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

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

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

old stuff

tractable and consistent random graph models (with matthew o. jackson, june 2014), nber working paper #20276, arXiv.

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

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