Books & Stories

Semi-academic writing for (mostly) non-economists


Risky Business: Why Insurance Markets Fail and What to Do About It (with Liran Einav and Amy Finkelstein) 

Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Miriam Golden)

The Inner Lives of Markets: How People Shape Them – And They Shape Us (with Tim Sullivan)

The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office (with Tim Sullivan)

Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations (with Edward Miguel)

Some Recent Articles (actually not so recent anymore…)

Did Free Pens Cause the Opioid Crisis (spoiler: maybe they helped…in the Atlantic, with Michael Luca)

Fixing Discrimination in Online Marketplaces (in the Harvard Business Review, with Michael Luca)

Why We Don’t Value Flextime Enough (in the Wall Street Journal, with Michael Luca)

Slate columns (old)

***Please read if you’re thinking of inviting me to apply for an administrative position***