Namrata Kala

Research Overview

Working Papers:

1) "The Light and the Heat: Productivity Co-benefits of Energy-saving Technology" with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham

2) "Climate, ecosystem resilience and the slave trade" with James Fenske

3) "Booms, Busts, and Household Enterprise: Evidence from Coffee Farmers in Tanzania" with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham

4) "Optimal Inventories and Consumption Smoothing: Theory and Evidence from Coffee Farming Households in Tanzania" with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (draft coming soon)

5) "The Hard Impacts of Soft Skills: Evidence From a Randomized Experiment in Indian Garment Factories" with Achyuta Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham  (work in progress)


1) "The impact of climate change on agro-ecological zones: Evidence from Africa"  with Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn (2012). Environment and Development Economics, August, 2012. (Supplementary material)

2) "Adaptation And Climate Change Impacts: A Structural Ricardian Model Of Irrigation And Farm Income In Africa" with Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn (2011). Climate Change Economics, Volume: 2, Issue: 2,  pp. 149-174.