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    • Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement 

      Carrillo, Paul; Pomeranz, Dina Deborah; Singhal, Monica (2014-11-12)
      Reducing tax evasion is a key priority for many governments, particularly in developing countries. A growing literature has argued that the ability to verify taxpayer self-reports against reports from third parties is ...
    • Early-Life Malaria Exposure and Adult Outcomes: Evidence from Malaria Eradication in India 

      Cutler, David M.; Fung, Winnie; Kremer, Michael R.; Singhal, Monica; Vogl, Tom (American Economic Association, 2010)
      We examine the effects of exposure to malaria in early childhood on educational attainment and economic status in adulthood by exploiting geographic variation in malaria prevalence in India prior to a nationwide eradication ...
    • Informal Taxation 

      Olken, Benjamin A.; Singhal, Monica (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
      Informal payments are a frequently overlooked source of local public finance in developing countries. We use microdata from ten countries to establish stylized facts on the magnitude, form, and distributional implications ...
    • Informal Taxation 

      Olken, Benjamin A.; Singhal, Monica (American Economic Association, 2011)
      Informal payments are a frequently overlooked source of local public finance in developing countries. We use microdata from ten countries to establish stylized facts on the magnitude, form, and distributional implications ...
    • Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit 

      Desai, Mihir A.; Dharmapala, Dhammika; Singhal, Monica (University of Chicago Press, 2010)
      The Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) represents a novel tax expenditure program that employs “investable” tax credits to spur production of low-income rental housing. While it has grown into the largest source of new ...