Tavneet Suri

Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor
Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Biography | Selected Publications

"Expanding Access to Micro Credit: The Role of Asset-Collateralized Loans", with William Jack, Michael Kremer, Joost de Laat. (2013)

"Rural Roads and Intermediated Trade: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Sierra Leone", with Lorenzo Casaburi and Rachel Glennerster. (2013)

"The Economics of Slums in the Developing World", with Benjamin Marx and Thomas Stoker. (2013)

"There Is No Free House: Ethnic Patronage and Property Rights in a Kenyan Slum", with Benjamin Marx and Thomas Stoker. [Previously titled "The Political Economy of Ethnicity, Housing Rents and Property Rights in Slums: Evidence from Kenya"]. (2013)

"Estimating the Extent of Local Risk Sharing Between Households", [previously titled "Spillovers in Village Consumption: Estimating the Extent of Partial Insurance" - submitted]. (2011)

"Paths to Success: The Relationship Between Human Development and Economic Growth", with Michael Boozer, Gustav Ranis, and Frances Stewart, World Development (2011)

"Selection and Comparative Advantage in Technology Adoption", Econometrica (2011)

"Comparative Advantage in Exporting: Empirical Evidence Using Firm Level Data", with Prashant Bharadwaj and Anant Nyshadham. (2010)

"Household Information: Implications for Poverty Measurement and Dynamics", with Michael Boozer and Markus Goldstein. (2010)

Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA (2010)

"Monetary Theory and Mobile Banking: Lessons from the Kenyan Experience", with William Jack and Robert Townsend, Economic Quarterly (2010)


Contact Information
Office: E62-517
Tel: (617) 253-7159
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Support Staff
Name: Lucy Sonner
Tel: (617) 253-8318

General Expertise
Africa; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; Econometrics; Economics