Shilpa Aggarwal

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Indian School of Business

Hyderabad - 500 032, India


shilpa_aggarwal at isb dot edu

Curriculum Vitae


Do Rural Roads Create Pathways out of Poverty? Evidence from India
Forthcoming, Journal of Development Economics
Popular press: Financial Express

Financing Businesses in Africa: The Role of Microfinance (with Leora Klapper and Dorothe Singer), Chapter 9 in Microfinance in Developing and Developed Countries: Issues, Policies and Performance Evaluation, Jean-Pierre Gueyie, Ronny Manos and Jacob Yaron, eds., Published by Palgrave Macmillan 2013

Working Papers

Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya (with Eilin Francis and Jonathan Robinson)
Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Development Economics

Designing Government Policies to Expand Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Around the World (with Leora Klapper)

Barriers to Inclusion in the Formal Healthcare Sector: A Supply-side Investigation (coming soon)

Works in Progress

Daily Income, Labor Supply and Multiple Accounts: A Mobile Money Field Experiment with Micro-Entrepreneurs in Malawi (with Pia Basurto, Valentina Brailovskaya, and Jonathan Robinson)

Market Linkages, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption in Rural Tanzania (with Brian Giera, Dahyeon Jeong, Jonathan Robinson, and Alan Spearot)

Minimum Support Prices in Indian Agriculture: Supporting Whom and at What Price? (with Natasha Jha)

Time Preferences and Health Management: Identifying Optimal Incentive Schemes (with Rebecca Dizon-Ross and Ariel Zucker)