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Fishman R, Giné X, Jacoby HG. Efficient irrigation and water conservation: Evidence from South India. Journal of Development Economics. 2023 Jan 13:103051.


Bergman, N. and Fishman, R.: Mobility Levels and Covid-19 Transmission Rates. Accepted, PLOS ONE.

Blakeslee, D., Dar, A., Fishman, R., Malik, S.,  Pelegrina, H. and Singh, K.: Irrigation and the Spatial Pattern of Local Economic Activity in India. Journal of Development Economics  2023 Mar 1;161:102997


Fishman R, Li S. Agriculture, irrigation and drought induced international migration: Evidence from Mexico. Global Environmental Change. 2022 Jul 1;75:102548.​​

Suresh V, Fishman R, von Lieres JS, Rao BR. Impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the economic situation and food security of rural households in India. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies. 2022 Jan 7


Ishtiaque A, Singh S, Lobell D, Fishman R, Jain M. Prior crop season management constrains farmer adaptation to warming temperatures: Evidence from the Indo-Gangetic Plains. Science of The Total Environment. 2022

Hananel R, Fishman R, Malovicki-Yaffe N. Urban diversity and epidemic resilience: The case of the COVID-19. Cities. 2021

Bhattarai N, Pollack A, Lobell DB, Fishman R, Singh B, Dar A, Jain M. The impact of groundwater depletion on agricultural production in India. Environmental Research Letters, 2021.

Bukchin-Peles S, Fishman R. Should long-term climate change adaptation be focused on smallholders?. i, 2021.

Blakeslee D, Chaurey R, Fishman R, Malghan D, Malik S. In the heat of the moment: economic and non-economic drivers of the weather-crime relationship. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021

Fishman, R., Smith, S., Bobic, V., and Sulaiman, M.: Do Agricultural Extension and Input Subsidiy Programs have Persistent Effects? – Evidence from a Randomized Phase-Out of the BRAC Program in Uganda. Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021.

Jain, M., Fishman, R., Mondal P., Galford G.L., Bhattarai, N., Naeem, S., and DeFries, R.S.: Groundwater Depletion Will Reduce Cropping Intensity in India. Science Advances, 2021.

Blakeslee, D., Chaurey, R., Fishman, R. and Malik, S.: Land Rezoning and Structural Transformation in Rural India: Evidence from the Industrial Areas Program. World Bank Economic Review, 2021. 


Fishman, R. and Krishnamurthy, C. K.: An Ecological Golden Rule.  Resource and Energy Economics, 2021.     

Fishman, R., Dar, A., Barnwal, P., Mueller, N., von der Goltz, J. and McCord, G.: Health Impacts of the Green Revolution: Evidence from 600,000 births across the Developing World.  Journal of Health Economics, 2020.

Blakeslee, D. and Fishman, R. Way Down in the Hole: Adaptation to Long-Term Water Loss in Rural India. American Economic Review, 2020.

Dillon, A. and Fishman, R. Dams: Effects of Hydrological Infrastructure on Development. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 11, 2019.

Fishman, R. Welfare Effects of Naive and Sophisticated Saving. Social Choice and Welfare, 2019:1-6. 


Fishman, R., Carrillo, P. and Russ, Jason. The Long-Term Economic Effect of High Temperatures: Evidence from Earnings Data in Ecuador. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2018.

Asoka, A., Wada, Y., Fishman, R., & Mishra, V. Strong linkage between precipitation intensity and monsoon season groundwater recharge in India. Geophysical Research Letters, 2018.

Fishman A., Fishman, R. and Gneezy, U., 2018: A Tale of two Food Stands- Observational Learning in the Field. Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, 2018.

Fishman, R.: Heterogeneous Patience, Bargaining Power and Investment in Future Public Goods. Environmental and Resource Economics, 2018.

Fishman, R. Groundwater Depletion Limits the Scope for Adaptation to Increased Rainfall Variability in India. Climatic Change, 2017.


Blakeslee, D.S. and Fishman, R.. Weather shocks, agriculture, and crime: Evidence from India. Journal of Human Resources, 2017.


Fishman, R., Lall, U., Modi, V. and Parekh, N. Can Electricity Pricing Save India’s Groundwater? Field Evidence from a Novel Policy Mechanism in Gujarat. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2016.


Fishman, R. More uneven distributions overturn the benefits of higher precipitation for future food security. Environmental Research Letters, 2016.

Fishman, R., Devineni, N., & Raman, S. Can improved agricultural water use efficiency save India’s groundwater? Environmental Research Letters, 2015.


Fishman, R., Siegfried, T., Raj, P., Modi, V. and Lall, U. Over-Extraction from Shallow Bedrock versus Deep Alluvial Aquifers: Reliability versus Sustainability Considerations for India's Groundwater Irrigation. Water Resources Research, 2011.


Siegfried, T., Stefan S., Pradeep R., Fishman R., Vasquez, V., Narula, K., Lall, U. and Modi, V.: Modeling Irrigated Area to Increase Water, Energy, and Food Security in Semiarid India. Weather, Climate and Society, 2010. 



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