Shilpa Aggarwal

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Indian School of Business

Hyderabad - 500 032, India

+91-40-2318-7266

shilpa_aggarwal at isb dot edu

Curriculum Vita
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Publications

Saving for Multiple Financial Needs: Evidence from Lockboxes and Mobile Money in Malawi (with Valentina Brailovskaya and Jonathan Robinson)

Accepted, The Review of Economics and Statistics

Survey and Training Modules

 

The Long Road to Health: Healthcare Utilization Impacts of a Road Pavement Policy in Rural India 

Journal of Development Economics 151 (2021): 102667

Online Appendix

 

Cashing In (and Out): Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Mobile Money in Malawi (with Valentina Brailovskaya and Jonathan Robinson)
AEA Papers and Proceedings 110 (2020): 599-604
Web Appendix Tables

Survey and Training Modules

Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya (with Eilin Francis and Jonathan Robinson)
Journal of Development Economics 134 (2018): 1-15

Do Rural Roads Create Pathways out of Poverty? Evidence from India

Journal of Development Economics 133 (2018): 375-395

Working Papers

Market Access, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Northern Tanzania (with Brian Giera, Dahyeon Jeong, Jonathan Robinson and Alan Spearot)

Online Appendix

Conditionally Accepted, The Review of Economics and Statistics

COVID-19 market disruptions and food security: Evidence from households in rural Liberia and Malawi (with Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, David Park, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

Revise & Resubmit, PLOS One

Exhaustive or Exhausting? Evidence on Respondent Fatigue in Long Surveys (with Dahyeon Jeong, Jonathan Robinson, Naresh Kumar, Alan Spearot and David Sungho Park)

Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Development Economics

Incentivizing Behavioral Change: The Role of Time Preferences (with Rebecca Dizon-Ross and Ariel Zucker)
Online Appendix

Private but Misunderstood? Evidence on Measuring Intimate Partner Violence via Self-Interviewing in Rural Liberia and Malawi (with David Park, Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

Works in Progress

Minimum Support Prices in Indian Agriculture: Supporting Whom and at What Price? (with Natasha Jha)

The Dynamic Effects of Cash Transfers: Evidence from Rural Liberia and Malawi (with Jenny Aker, Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, David Park, Jonathan Robinson and Alan Spearot)

The Value of Value Chains: An Experiment linking Farmers’ Cooperatives with a Maize Processor in Rwanda (with Susan Godlonton, Jonathan Robinson, Alan Spearot and Guanghong Xu)

Demand and Liquidity Coordination to Foster the Adoption for Livestock Vaccinations: An Experiment with Small-Holder Dairy Cooperatives in Kenya (with Susan Godlonton, James Rao, Jonathan Robinson, Alan Spearot, Nils Teufel and Guanghong Xu)

Going the Extra Mile: Remoteness, Input Adoption, and the role of Subsidies (with Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, David Park, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

The Sooner the Better: An Evaluation of Forecast-Based Action in Somalia (with Rolly Kapoor, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

Book Chapters and Other Papers

Financing Businesses in Africa: The Role of Microfinance (with Leora Klapper and Dorothe Singer), Chapter 9 in Microfinance in Developing and Developed Countries: Issues, Policies and Performance Evaluation, Jean-Pierre Gueyie, Ronny Manos and Jacob Yaron, eds., Published by Palgrave Macmillan 2013

Designing Government Policies to Expand Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Around the World (with Leora Klapper)