University of Michigan, USA
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Development economics, health economics
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Yale University, 2009–2013
PhD Economics, Yale University, 2009
"Health, enterprise, and labor complementarity in the household." Journal of Development Economics 126 (2017): 91–111 (with A. Nyshadham).
"Endowments at birth and parents’ investments in children." Economic Journal 126:593 (2016): 1018–1054 (with A. Nyshadham).
"Returns to treatment in the formal health care sector: Evidence from Tanzania." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 7:3 (2015): 29–57 (with A. Nyshadham).
"Learning, misallocation, and technology adoption: Evidence from new malaria therapy in Tanzania." Review of Economic Studies 81:4 (2014): 1331–1365.
"Firing costs and flexibility: Evidence from firms' labor adjustments to shocks in India." Review of Economics and Statistics 95:3 (2013): 725–740 (with A. Chari and S. Sharma).
Managerial quality and worker productivity in developing countries
Business consulting and supervisory skills training can improve firm productivity and labor relationsAchyuta Adhvaryu, February 2018Productivity differences across firms and countries are surprisingly large and persistent. Recent research reveals that the country-level distributions of productivity and quality of management are strikingly similar, suggesting that management practices may play a key role in the determination of worker and firm productivity. Understanding the causal impacts of these practices on productivity and the effectiveness of various management interventions is thus of primary policy interest.MoreLess