Anand Shrestha

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

National University of Singapore


  1. No Man Left Behind:  Effects of Emigration Prospects on Educational and Labor Outcomes of Non-migrants (Conditional Acceptance with minor changes, The Economic Journal) [download]

  1. The Effect of Rural Roads on Agricultural Input Use, Productivity, and Land Prices: Evidence from the Topography-based Road Network in Nepal (Under Review) [download]

  1. Empowering Migrant Workers: A Field Experiment among Filipino Maids in Singapore (with Dean Yang) [download]

  1. Sibling Rivalry in Education: Estimation of Intrahousehold Trade-offs in Human Capital Investment [download]


  1. Performance Pay and Mission: Impact of Randomized Bonus Scheme on Performance and Preference of Motivated Agents (with Ghazala Mansuri and Xavi Gine)

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

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

  1. Market Access and Female Labor Force Participation in Nepal (with Nethra Palaniswamy)

  1. Demographic Transitions: Ethnic Competition for Resources in Malaysia (with Emily Beam)

  1. Early-life Health Shocks and its Impact on Labor and Marriage Outcomes in Rural Pakistan (with Ghazala Mansuri)