Rohini Pande

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS40
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robin Burgess and Rohini Pande
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4211
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Feb 2004
Robin Burgess and Rohini Pande
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Finance and development, rural banking, bank licensing, credit constraints, structural change, diversification, redistribution, poverty, growth

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Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Rohini Pande and Christopher R. Udry
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Institutions, Growth, Cross-Country Regressions

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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Third-party auditing, environment and development, environmental regulation, information intermediaries, industrial pollution

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w19259
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 921
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Development, Political Economy, Public Provision of Private Goods, Decentralization

Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS44
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5201
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Public provision of private goods, political economy, decentralization, India

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Dams

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 923
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Dams, Development Planning, Program Evaluation, India

Dams

NBER Working Paper No. w11711
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jan 2006
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Dams

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5325
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Dams, development planning, program evaluation

Understanding Political Corruption in Low Income Countries

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 May 2007
Rohini Pande
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Business and Government Policy, Electoral Politics, International Development

Understanding Political Corruption in Low Income Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6273
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 May 2008
Rohini Pande
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Corruption, development

Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-031
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economics - Microeconomics, Electoral Politics

Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6381
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Corruption, Ethnic Voting, India

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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-14, HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-37
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economics of gender, Non-labor Discrimination, Political Economy, Development Planning and Policy

Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

NBER Working Paper No. w14198
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6922
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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development planning and policy, economics of gender, non-labour descrimination, political economy

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Building Social Capital Through Microfinance

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-019
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Benjamin Feigenberg, Erica Field and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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microfinance, social capital

Building Social Capital Through Microfinance

NBER Working Paper No. w16018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Benjamin Feigenberg, Erica Field and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS49
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-037
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Yale University, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

NBER Working Paper No. w22633
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Yale University, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Profits and Politics: Coordinating Technology Adoption in Agriculture

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 922
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Rohini Pande
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Industrialization, Choice of Technology, Government Policy

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Minority Representation and Policy Choices: The Significance of Legislator Identity

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Rohini Pande
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Corruption in Developing Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w17398
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Benjamin A. Olken and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Corruption in Developing Countries

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 479-509, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Benjamin A. Olken and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2014-07
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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environmental policy, India, pollution

The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

NBER Working Paper No. w20590
Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard Weatherhead Center
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Coordinating Development: Can Income-Based Schemes Eliminate Pareto Inferior Equilibria?

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 924
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Rohini Pande and Philip Bond
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Coordination, Public Policy, Income Taxation, Implementation

Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-019, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Economics, Women, Business, Entrepreneurship, India

Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?

NBER Working Paper No. w21093
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Moving to Opportunity or Isolation? Network Effects of a Randomized Housing Lottery in Urban India

HKS Working Paper No. 043, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-3
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Sharon Barnhardt, Erica Field and Rohini Pande
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Housing, Urban Planning, Urban Development, Poverty, India

Moving to Opportunity or Isolation? Network Effects of a Randomized Housing Lottery in Urban India

NBER Working Paper No. w21419
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Sharon Barnhardt, Erica Field and Rohini Pande
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Transparency, Financial Reform, Leakage, Audits, Workfare

E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

NBER Working Paper No. w22803
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11761
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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audits, financial reform, leakage, transparency, workfare

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Banking for the Poor: Evidence from India

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Indian social banking, Poverty, Credit and Savings

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Unmarried Parenthood and Redistributive Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Aug 2004
Lena Edlund, Laila Haider and Rohini Pande
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political gender gap, out-of-wedlock fertility, divorce, marriage age, public social spending

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Read My Lips: The Political Economy of Information Transmission

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE355
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Rohini Pande
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Why are Indian Children so Short?

NBER Working Paper No. w21036
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Why are Indian Children so Short?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10503
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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development, economic growth, height, malnutrition, microeconomics

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The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8736
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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India, land markets, land reform, tenancy

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Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence from Public Works in India and Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w20344
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
University of Wisconsin, Platteville, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Household Matters: Revisiting the Returns to Capital Among Female Micro-Entrepreneurs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11981
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Harvard University, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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Micro finance: Points of Promise

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-036
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Erica Field, Abraham J. Hollander and Rohini Pande
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, University of Montreal and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Personnel Economics of the State

NBER Working Paper No. w21825
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Dec 2015
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10780
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Williams College, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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inequality, Land reform, long-run impact of institutions

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Can Informed Voters Enforce Better Governance? Experiments in Low-Income Democracies

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 215-237, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Rohini Pande
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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