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 (The Economic Journal, forthcoming)



  1. The Effects of Rural Roads on Agricultural Input Use, Productivity, and Farmland Values: Evidence from the Topography-based Road Network in Nepal (Under Revision)


  1. Facilitating Worker Mobility: A Randomized Information Intervention among Migrant Workers in Singapore (with Dean Yang)


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



  1. Performance Pay in Multi-Mission Organization: Impacts of Randomized Bonus Scheme on Performance, Motivation, and Free-Riding (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. Demographic Transitions: Ethnic Competition for Resources and Fertility Choices in Malaysia (with Emily Beam)

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

  1. Incentivizing Peer Tutoring in Rural China: Impact of Cash Incentive on Student Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills, Peer Effects, and Cooperative Behaviors (with Lu Yi)

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


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