Arman Rezaee

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California, Davis

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Publications - Peer-reviewed

Agha Ali Raza, Mustafa Naseem, Namoos Hayat Qasmi, Shan Randhawa, Fizzah Malik, Behzad Taimur, Sacha St-Onge Ahmad, Sarojini Hirshleifer, Arman Rezaee, Aditya Vashistha (2022). "Fostering Engagement of Underserved Communities with Credible Health Information on Social Media." The Web Conference (WWW 2022).

Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, Ali Hasnain, Yasir Khan, and Arman Rezaee (2020). "Data and Policy Decisions: Experimental Evidednce from Pakistan." Journal of Development Economics.

Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, Arman Rezaee (2020). "Can Political Alignment be Costly?" Journal of Politics, 82(2), pp. 612-626.

Niall Keleher, Mary Claire Barela, Joshua Blumenstock, Cedric Festin, Matthew Podolsky, Arman Rezaee, Erin Troland, Kurtis Heimerl (2020). "Connecting Isolated Communities: Quantitative Evidence on the Adoption of Community Cellular Networks in the Philippines." Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development.

Eli Berman, Michael Callen, Clark Gibson, James D. Long, Arman Rezaee (2019). "Election Fairness and Government Legitimacy in Afghanistan." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Publications - Books & book chapters

Madon T., Anderson R.J., Casaburi L., Lee K., Rezaee A., Gadgil A.J. (Eds.) (Forthcoming). An Introduction to Development Engineering. Springer.

Eskici, B., Long, J., Nair, A., Rezaee, A. (Forthcoming). "Digital Governance". In An Introduction to Development Engineering. Springer.

Working Papers

"Choosing ungoverned space: Pakistan's Frontier Crimes Regulation," with Jacob Shapiro, Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, and Yasir Khan.
Revise and resubmit, Economica

"No bulls: Asymmetric information in the market for artificial insemination in Pakistan," with Ali Hasanain and Yasir Khan.
Revise and resubmit, Journal of Development Economics

"Personalities and Public Sector Performance: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan," with with Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, Ali Hasanain, and Yasir Khan.
NBER Working Paper 21180

"The Political Economy of Public Sector Absence: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan," with Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, Ali Hasanain, and Yasir Khan.
Revise and resubmit, Journal of Public Economics

Research in Progress

"Belief formation, signal quality, and information sources: Experimental evidence on air quality from Pakistan," with Matthew Gibson, Sanval Nasim, and Shotaro Nakamura.
Funding from the International Growth Centre

"Beyond Data Collection: Bringing actionable insights to immunisation supervisors," with Mustafa Naseem.
Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

"Employer beliefs, employee training, and labor market outcomes: A field experiment with small firms in Uganda," with Andy Brownback, Sarojini Hirshleifer, and Benjamin Kachero.
Funding from CEGA/EASST, J-Pal Post Primary Education, PEDL (Exploratory), and PEDL (Major Research Grant)

"Forecasts: Consumption, Production, and Behavioral Responses" with Husnain Fateh, Matthew Gibson, and Sanval Nasim.
Funding from J-Pal Governance Initiative, Lahore University of Management Sciences, and the International Growth Center

"Impact evaluation of Super Abbu: a speech based MNCH platform in Pakistan," with Sarjini Hirshleifer, Mustafa Naseem, and Agha Ali Raza.
Funding from the US National Institutes of Health

"The Impact of Mobile Phones: Experimental Evidence from the Random Assignment of New Cell Towers" with Joshua Blumenstock, Niall Keleher, and Erin Troland.
Funding from the Development Impact Lab, the Gates Foundation, and USAID

"The Viral Spread of COVID-19 Information: A social media experiment in Pakistan" with Sarojini Hirshleifer, Mustafa Naseem, and Agha Ali Raza.