Published / Forthcoming Papers

  • “Geographic variation in seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2: Comparing slums and non-slums in Mumbai, India, during June 29-July 19, 2020” Lancet Global Health (2020, Forthcoming)
    (with Anup Malani, Daksha Shah, Gagandeep Kang, Gayatri Nair Lobo, Jayanthi Shastri, Manoj Mohanan, Rajesh Jain, Sachee Agrawal, Sandeep Juneja, Sofia Imad, Ullas Kolthur-Seetharam), [alphabetical order, UK-S Corresponding]

  • "Does improving appropriate use of malaria medicines change population beliefs in testing and treatment? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial," Health Policy and Planning, March 2020
    (with Elisa M Maffioli, Indrani Saran, and Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara)

  • “Improving rational use of ACTs through diagnosis-dependent subsidies: Evidence from a cluster-randomized controlled trial in western Kenya.” PLOS Medicine (2018) 15(7): e1002607
    (with Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara, Diana Menya, Jeremiah Laktabai, Alyssa Platt, Indrani Saran, Elisa Maffioli, Joseph Kipkoech, Elizabeth L. Turner)

  • “Touching Beliefs: Using touchscreen technology to elicit beliefs and subjective expectations in survey research” PLOS-One (2018) 13(11): e0207484
    (with Elisa Maffioli)

  • “Personality Traits and Performance Contracts: Evidence from a Field Experiment among Maternity Care Providers in India” American Economic Review (2017);107(5): 506-10.  
    (with Katherine Donato, Grant Miller, Yulya Truskinovsky, and Marcos Vera-Hernández)

  • “Paying for Performance in Health Care: Results from the Randomized Roll-Out of Rwanda's National Program” American Journal of Health Economics  (2017); 3(2): 192-226 
    (with Tisamarie Sherry, Sebastian Bauhoff)

  • “Evaluation of a social franchising and telemedicine programme and the care provided for childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia, Bihar, India” Bulletin of World Health Organization (2017); 95: 343 – 352E
    (with Soledad Giardili, Veena Das, Tracy Rabin, Sunil Raj, Jeremy Schwartz, Aparna Seth, Grant Miller, Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, and Marcos Vera-Hernández)

  • “Providers’ Knowledge of Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis in Bihar, India”  BMJ Global Health (2016) 1(4), e000155. 
    (with Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Soledad Giardili and Marcos Vera-Hernández)

  • “Effect of Social Franchising and Telemedicine Based Model of Delivery of Healthcare on Population Health in Bihar, India”  Health Affairs 2016; 35(10):1800-1810
    (with Kimberly Babiarz, Grant Miller, Marcos Vera-Hernández, and Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert)

  • "Quality of Health Care in India: Challenges, Ongoing Efforts, and the Road Ahead" Health Affairs (2016); 35(10): 1753 -1758  
    (with Katherine Hay and Nachiket

  • “Effect of Prices and Information from Malaria Diagnostic Testing on ACT Purchase" BMJ Global Health (2016): 1(2)  e000101.
    (with Wendy O'Meara, Jeremiah Laktabai, Elizabeth Turner, Elisa Maffioli, Alyssa Platt, Adriane Lesser, and Diana Menya)


  • “The Know-Do Gap in Quality of Health Care for Childhood Diarrhea and Pneumonia in Rural India”  JAMA-Pediatrics (2015); 169(4):349-357.
    (with Marcos Vera-Hernández, Veena Das, Soledad Giardili, Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Tracy Rabin, Sunil Raj, Jeremy Schwartz and Aparna Seth)  doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3445.

    • Selected media coverage: Financial Times, The Hindu, Times of India, Deutsche Welle, Business Standard

  • “Impact of the Chiranjeevi Yojana Program on Institutional Deliveries and Birth Outcomes in Gujarat, India: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis” Bulletin of World Health Organization (2014);  92:187-194  
    (with Sebastian Bauhoff, Gerard La Forgia, Kimberly Singer Babierz, Kultar Singh, and Grant Miller)

    • Selected media coverage: New York Times, Bloomberg News, Times of India, Business Standard

  • “Causal Effects of Health Shocks on Consumption and Debt: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Bus Accident Injuries” Review of Economics and Statistics (2013); 95(2): 673–681

  • “In Urban And Rural India, A Standardized Patient Study Showed Low Levels Of Provider Training And Huge Quality Gaps” Health Affairs (2012);  31(12): 2774-2784
    (with Jishnu Das, Alaka Holla, Veena Das, Brian Chan, Manoj Mohanan and Diana Tabak)

  • “Quasi-experimental Evidence on Causal Effects of Physical Health Shocks on Mental Health” International Journal of Epidemiology (2010); 39(2):487-493  
    (with Joanna Maselko)

  • “Growth of Private Medical Education in India” Medical Education (2006); 40: (10) 1009-1011  
    (with Ajay Mahal)


Other Publications (Protocols, Group Reports and Op-Ed Contributions):

  • Margaret Kruk et al “High-quality health systems in the Sustainable Development Goals era: time for a revolution”.  Report of the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era” The Lancet Global Health. (2018) DOI:
  • “Enhancing quality of medical care in low income and middle income countries through simulation based initiatives: recommendations of the Simnovate Global Health Domain Group” BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning, (2017); 3:S15–22 doi:10.1136/bmjstel-2016-000180 (with Lekha Puri, Jishnu Das, Madhukar Pai, Priya Agrawal, Edward Fitzgerald, Edward Kelley, Sarah Kesler, Kedar Mate, Allan Okrainec, and Rajesh Aggarwal)
  • “An innovative public-private partnership to target subsidized antimalarials: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate a community intervention in Western Kenya” BMJ Open (2017); 7:e013972. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013972  (with Jeremiah Laktabai, Adriane Lesser, Alyssa Platt, Elisa Maffioli, Diana Menya, Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara, and Elizabeth L Turner)

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