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)

Revise & Resubmit, The Review of Economics and Statistics

Did COVID-19 Market Disruptions Disrupt Food Security? Evidence from Households in Rural Liberia and Malawi (with Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, David Park, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

Revise & Resubmit, Food Policy

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

Works in Progress

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

Evaluating the Effect of High-Frequency Surveying: Evidence from Malawi (with Valentina Brailovskaya and Jonathan Robinson)

 

The Effect of Cash Transfers and Market Access on Households in 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)

Private but Misunderstood? Evaluating the Effects of Self-Interviewing to Measure Intimate Partner Violence in a Cash Transfer Experiment (with Dahyeon Jeong, Naresh Kumar, David Park, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

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