arun g. chandrasekhar


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themes. [informal markets] [signaling and reputation] [social learning] [statistics] [health]

publications

interacting regional policies in containing a disease (with paul goldsmith-pinkham, matthew o. jackson, and samuel thau) proceedings of the national academy of sciences (may, 2021): vol. 118 no. 19 doi:10.1073/pnas.2021520118 [supplementary information]

comparison of knowledge and information-seeking behavior after general covid-19 public health messages and messages tailored for black and latinx communities: a randomized controlled trial (with marcella alsan, fatima cody stanford, abhijit banerjee, emily breza, sarah eichmeyer, paul goldsmith-pinkham, lucy ogbu-nwobodo, benjamin olken, carlos torres, anirudh sankar, pierre-luc vautrey, and esther duflo). annals of internal medicine: doi.org/10.7326/M20-6141

using gossips to spread information: theory and evidence from two randomized controlled trials (with abhijit banerjee, esther duflo, and matthew o. jackson). the review of economic studies (february, 2019): doi:10.1093/restud/rdz008 [data and programs]

working papers

revising...

in progress...

encouraging survey response rates among disadvantaged communities in the u.s.: a randomized trial of credible partnership, monetary incentives, and moral reasoning (with marcella alsan, abhijit banerjee, emily breza, esther duflo, paul goldsmith-pinkham, weston merrick, and benjamin olken)

selecting the most effective nudge: evidence from a large-scale experiment on immunization (with abhijit banerjee, suresh dalpath, esther duflo, john floretta, matthew o. jackson, harini kannan, francine loza, anirudh sankar, anna schrimpf, and maheshwor shrestha, april 2021)

messages on covid-19 prevention in india increased symptoms reporting and adherence to preventative behaviors among 25 million recipients with similar effects on non-recipient members of their communities (with abhijit banerjee, marcella alsan, emily breza, abhijit chowdhury, esther duflo, paul goldsmith-pinkham, and benjamin olken, june, 2020)

designing effective celebrity public health messaging: results from a nationwide twitter experiment in indonesia (with vivi alatas, markus mobius, benjamin olken, and cindy paladines, june 2020)

some work in progress

old stuff