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Agency, Poverty, Development. Social Philosophy & Policy, Volume 40.1. Forthcoming

Assessing multilevel determinants of smallholder crop choice in irrigated agriculture of Central Nepal (with Bhuwan Thapa), Climate and Development, Forthcoming

The Quiet Resignation: Why Do So Many Female Lawyers Abandon Their Careers? (with Jane Bambauer). Volume 10, Issue 3, U.C. Irvine Law Review, 2020. Lead Article.

Measuring Quality of Life across Countries: A Multiple Indicators and Multiple Causes Approach (with Ron Mittelhammer and Phil Wandschneider). Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Vol. 40 (1):43-52, 2011.

Determinants of Dietary Quality: Some Evidence from Bangladesh. (with Arif Rashid and Lisa Smith). World Development. Vol. 39(12):2221-2231, 2011.

Determinants of environmental noncompliance by public water systems. (with Mini Kohli, Sharon Megdal, Jackie Moxley and Satheesh Aradhyula). Contemporary Economic Policy. Vol. 28(2):264-274, 2010.

Environmental Justice and Enforcement of Safe Drinking Water Act: The Arizona Arsenic Experience (with Dennis Cory). Ecological Economics, Vol. 68, PP: 1825-1837, 2009.

Determinants of Public Health Expenditure: Some Evidence from Indian States. Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 15, PP: 853-857, 2008.

Measuring the Quality of Life across Countries. Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 14, PP: 779- 783, 2007.

Who are today’s farmers and what are their educational needs? (Tranel, J.; J. Hewlett; R. Weigel; Teegerstrom, T; C. Ehmke). Western Economics Forum, Vol. VII, No. 1, PP: 22-31, 2008.

Defining New Clientele for Outreach in the West. (with Tranel, J.; Hewlett, J; Weigel, R; Ehmke, C.; and Teegerstrom, T.). Farm Management Association Congress Proceedings, PP: 871-880, 2007

Measuring the Quality of Life across Countries: A Sensitivity Analysis of Well-being Indices. (with Ron Mittelhammer and Phil Wandschneider). UN-WIDER Research Paper No. 2005/06, 2005.

Determinants of Child Labor in Indian States: Some Empirical Explorations (1961-1991). (with DP Chaudhri, A. L. Nagar, and EJ Wilson). Journal of Quantitative Economics, New Series: Vol.1, No. 1: 1-19, 2003.

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