Research/Teaching Interests
Law: Law of Democracy, Criminal Justice, Law & Economics, Comparative Law, Local/State Government
Economics: Political Economics, Labor Economics, Economic History, Development, Consumer Finance

I study how legal institutions affect economic and social inequality. My current research examine the effects of democratic institutions and criminal justice systems. I can be reached at aneja *at* berkeley.edu.




Working Papers / Works in Progress
The Effect of Political Power on Labor Market Inequality: Evidence from the 1965 Voting Rights Act (with  Carlos Avenancio-Leon)  Link

No Credit For Time Served? Incarceration and Credit-Driven Crime Cycles (with Carlos Avenancio-Leon)  Link

Minority Political Representation and Protection from Racial Violence: Evidence from Caste-based Political Parties in India (with S.K. Ritadhi)  Link

How Corporate Debt Perpetuates Labor Market Disparities: The Link Between Capital Structure, Unemployment, and Wages (with Carlos Avenancio-Leon) Link


The Impact of Right-to-Carry Laws and the NRC Report: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy, American Law and Economics Review (w/ John J. Donohue and Alex Zhang)  Link

Disenfranchisement and Economic Inequality: Downstream Effects of Shelby County v. Holder, AEA Papers & Proceedings (forthcomingwith Carlos Avenancio-Leon)

Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime: A Comprehensive Assessment, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (forthcomingwith John J. Donohue and Kyle Webber) Link