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Condtionally Accepted at The Quarterly Journal of Economics (with Paul Gertler and Catherine Wolfram)

A new form of lending using digital collateral has recently emerged, most prominently in low and middle income countries. Digital collateral relies on ``lockout" technology, which allows the lender to temporarily disable the flow value of the collateral to the borrower without physically repossessing it. We explore the effect of this new form of credit both in a model and in a field experiment [Slides] [NBER Working Paper] [NBER Digest] [VoxDev]

Working Paper (with Cyrus Mevorach and Curtis Taylor)

We explore the interaction of consumer stockpiling with monopoly pricing and buffer stock inventory choice in the face of a supply disruption. [Slides]

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