1. Do gender quotas hurt less privileged groups? Evidence from India (with Alexander Lee). Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science. PDF.

Working Papers

  1. Gender Quotas and Upward Political Mobility in India. (Under Review) PDF
  2. Gender Quotas and Politician Performance in Indian Local Government (with Alexander Lee)


  1. Ideology in the Indian Supreme Court
  2. Scapegoating (with Emiel Awad and Lawrence Rothenberg)
  3. Gender Quotas and Electoral Accountability (with Zuheir Desai and Sergio Montero)
  4. Give or Take: Legislator Trade-off in India (with Zuheir Desai)

Policy Writing

  1. Impact of Fourteenth Finance Commission: Karnataka Budget, 2015–16 (with Pranay Kotasthane) Economic & Political Weekly 50 (46-47), 16-20, 2016. PDF .

  2. Karnataka’s Changing Fiscal Landscape (with Pranay Kotasthane) Economic & Political Weekly 51 (33), 21, 2015. PDF .