Arun G. Chandrasekhar

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6072

United States

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Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Centrality, Gossip, Networks, Diffusion, Influence, Social Learning

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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centrality, diffusion, gossip, influence, networks, social learning

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Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Matthew O. Jackson
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Random Networks, Random Graphs, Exponential Random Graph Models, Exponential Family, Social Networks, Network Formation, Consistency

Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Matthew O. Jackson
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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A Network Formation Model Based on Subgraphs

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Matthew O. Jackson
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Subgraphs, Random Networks, Random Graphs, Exponential Random Graph Models, Exponential Family, Social Networks, Network Formation, Consistency, Sparse Networks

Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Social Networks, Network Change, Network Formation, Network Evolution, Microfinance, Market Exposure, Favor Exchange, Social Capital

Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Benjamin Golub
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India&Apos;S Demonetization

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Benjamin Golub
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Benjamin Golub and He Yang
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Harvard University
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social learning, signaling, stigma, social networks

Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Benjamin Golub and He Yang
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Harvard University
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Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Attila Ambrus, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Matt Elliott
Duke University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology
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Interacting Regional Policies in Containing a Disease

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2021
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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The Diffusion of Microfinance

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Diffusion of Microfinance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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diffusion, microfinance, peer effects, social networks

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Doctors&Apos; and Nurses&Apos; Social Media Ads Reduced Holiday Travel and Covid-19 Infections: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Online Care Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, Yale School of Management, Lynn Community Health Center, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), St. Anthony North Family Medicine, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Selecting the Most Effective Nudge: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment on Immunization

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, State Health Systems Resource Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Independent, Stanford University, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
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Selecting the Most Effective Nudge: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment on Immunization

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 May 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, State Health Systems Resource Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Independent, Stanford University, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
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Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Messages on Covid-19 Prevention in India Increased Symptoms Reporting and Adherence to Preventive Behaviors Among 25 Million Recipients with Similar Effects on Non-Recipient Members of Their Communities

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research - School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Using Aggregated Relational Data to Feasibly Identify Network Structure Without Network Data

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Tyler McCormick and Mengjie Pan
Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Washington and University of Washington
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Naive Learning with Uninformed Agents

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of InformationMicrosoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England
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Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Cynthia Kinnan and Horacio Larreguy
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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When Celebrities Speak: A Nationwide Twitter Experiment Promoting Vaccination in Indonesia

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
World Bank - Jakarta, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of InformationMicrosoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Seeing the Forest for the Trees? An Investigation of Network Knowledge

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Social Networks, Reputation and Commitment: Evidence from a Savings Monitors Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Emily Breza, Emily Breza and Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Columbia Business School - Finance and EconomicsColumbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Social Structure and Institutional Design: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Emily Breza, Emily Breza, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Horacio Larreguy
Columbia Business School - Finance and EconomicsColumbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Testing Models of Social Learning on Networks: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Horacio Larreguy and Juan Pablo Xandri
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Princeton University
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Network-Based Hiring: Local Benefits; Global Costs

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Melanie Morten and Alessandra Peter
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Princeton University
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Identifying the Latent Space Geometry of Network Models Through Analysis of Curvature

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Shane Lubold, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Tyler McCormick
University of Washington, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Washington
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Best Linear Approximations to Set Identified Functions: With an Application to the Gender Wage Gap

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver School of Economics
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Financial Centrality and Liquidity Provision

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Robert M. Townsend and Juan Pablo Xandri
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Princeton University
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