Anand Shrestha

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

National University of Singapore

Working Papers

Inter-ethnic Fertility Spillovers and the Role of Forward-looking Behavior: Evidence from Peninsular Malaysia (with Emily Beam)

Profits and Mission: Performance Incentives in a Multi-goal Development Organization (with Xavier Gine and Ghazala Mansuri)

Facilitating Worker Mobility: A Randomized Information Intervention among Migrant Workers in Singapore (with Dean Yang, under revision)

Roads, Participation in Markets, and Benefits to Agricultural Households: Evidence from the Topography-based Highway Network in Nepal (under revision)


Sibling Rivalry and Gender Gap: Intrahousehold Substitution of Male and Female Educational Investments from Male Migration Prospects, with Nethra Palaniswamy, Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming.

No Man Left Behind:  Effects of Emigration Prospects on Educational and Labor Outcomes of Non-migrants, Economic Journal, Vol 127, Issue 600, March 2017, p 495-521.

Work in Progress

Lesser of Two Evils: Land Inequality and Poverty in Rural Pakistan (with Ghazala Mansuri and Lokendra Phadera)

Incentivizing Pro-poor Governance: Kudos and Cash Incentives for Panchayat Presidents in Tamil Nadu (with Ghazala Mansuri, Nethra Palaniswamy, and Vijayendra Rao)

Information Interventions to Facilitate Job Mobility among Migrants in Singapore (with Dean Yang)

Newspaper Op-Eds

When Monetary Rewards Fail to Motivate Workers, The Strait Times, 10 June 2015.

Empowering Foreign Domestic Workers, The Strait Times, 19 November 2014.