Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Alexander Lee. Forthcoming. “Does Affirmative Action Worsen Bureaucratic Performance? Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service.” American Journal of Political Science.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Francesca Jensenius. 2019. “Voting for Development? Ruling Coalitions and Literacy in India.” Electoral Studies 62: 1–13.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Alexander Lee. 2018. “Local Embeddedness and Bureaucratic Performance: Evidence from India.” Journal of Politics 80(1): 71–87.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R. 2018. “The Effects of Malapportionment on Cabinet Inclusion: Subnational Evidence from India.” British Journal of Political Science 48(1): 69–89.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R. 2017. “Do the Effects of Temporary Ethnic Group Quotas Persist? Evidence from India.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9(3): 105–123.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Bethany Lacina. 2017. “Fiscal Federalism at Work? Central Responses to Internal Migration in India.” World Development 93: 236–248.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Bethany Lacina. 2015. “The Effects of Rainfall-Induced Migration on Sons of the Soil Violence in India.” World Politics 67(4): 760–794.
Baldwin, Kate and Rikhil R. Bhavnani. 2015. “Ancillary Studies of Experiments: Opportunities and Challenges.” Journal of Globalization and Development 6(1): 113–146.
Bazzi, Samuel and Rikhil R. Bhavnani. 2015. “Response to Roodman—A Replication of Counting Chickens When They Hatch.” Public Finance Review 43(2): 282–286.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Saumitra Jha. 2014. “Gandhi’s Gift: Lessons for peaceful reform from India’s struggle for democracy.” The Economics of Peace and Security Journal 9(1): 76–88.
Clemens, Michael C., Steven Radelet, Rikhil R. Bhavnani, and Samuel Bazzi. 2012. “Counting Chickens When They Hatch: Disaggregated Aid and Growth.” The Economic Journal 122(561): 590–617.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R. 2009. “Do Electoral Quotas Work After They Are Withdrawn? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India.” American Political Science Review 103(1): 23–35.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Francesca Jensenius. 2015. “Socio-economic Profiles of India’s Old Electoral Constituencies, 1971–2001.” In Fixing Electoral Boundaries in India: Laws, Processes, Outcomes and Implications for Political Representation, ed. M. S. Alam and K. C. Sivaramakrishnan. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
Baldwin, Kate and Rikhil R. Bhavnani. 2011. “Secondary Analyses of Experiments: Opportunities and Challenges.” APSA-Comparative Democratization Newsletter (October).
Radelet, Steven, Michael Clemens, and Rikhil Bhavnani. 2006. “Aid and Growth: The Current Debate and Some New Evidence.” In The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid: Opportunities and Pitfalls, ed. P. Isard. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.
Radelet, Steven, Michael Clemens, and Rikhil R. Bhavnani. 2005. “Aid and Growth.” Finance and Development 42(3).
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Saumitra Jha. Gandhi’s Gift: Non-violent Methods for Radical Institutional Change. Book manuscript.
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Mark Copelovitch. “The Political Impact of Monetary Shocks: Evidence from India’s 2016 Demonetization.”
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Noam Lupu. “Oil Windfalls and the Political Resource Curse: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Brazil.”
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Saumitra Jha. “Forging a Non-Violent Mass Movement: Economic Shocks and Organizational Innovations in India’s Struggle for Democracy.”
Bhavnani, Rikhil R., Anirvan Chowdhury and Gareth Nellis. “Television, Cultural Change, and the Rise of Religious Nationalism in India.”