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Postal address:Nishith Prakash, Ph.D Associate Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Human Rights Institute 365 Fairfield Way, Oak Hall | Room 331 University of Connecticut | Storrs, CT 06269-1063 USA
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), University College London (UCL), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

2018

  1. Do Criminally Accused Politicians Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from India
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics (2017) Downloads
    HiCN Working Papers, Households in Conflict Network (2014) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2019)
  2. Household Savings and Marriage Payments: Evidence from Dowry in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Labor Market Effects of High School Science Majors in a High STEM Economy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2018) Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Effect of Political Decentralization and Female Leadership on Institutional Births and Child Mortality in Rural Bihar, India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business (2017) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Social Science & Medicine (2017)

2016

  1. Affirmative action policy in developing countries: Lessons learned and a way forward
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2015

  1. The Role of Constitutions on Poverty: A Cross-National Investigation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2015) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2017)

2014

  1. Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Development Economics (2017)
  2. Do Criminal Representatives Hinder or Improve Constituency Outcomes? Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Does Constitutionalizing Economic and Social Rights Promote their Fulfillment?
    Economic Rights Working Papers, University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (3)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2016)
  5. Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Feminist Economics (2019)

2013

  1. Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (15)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (17)
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (35)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2017)

2012

  1. Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence From India
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2012)
  2. Education Policies and Practices: What Have We Learnt and the Road Ahead for Bihar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads
  3. Political Decentralization, Women's Reservation and Child Health Outcomes: A Case Study of Rural Bihar
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Do Employment Quotas Explain the Occupational Choices of Disadvantaged Minorities in India?
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Review of Applied Economics (2012)
  2. Do School Lunch Subsidies Change the Dietary Patterns of Children from Low- Income Households?
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2012)
  3. The Returns to English-Language Skills in India
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (32)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2010) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2013)

2010

  1. A Distributional Analysis of the Public-Private Wage Differential in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in LABOUR (2015)
  2. Improving the Labor Market Outcomes of Minorities: The Role of Employment Quota
    Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (4)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)

2009

  1. Do Means-Tested School Lunch Subsidies Change Children's Weekly Consumption Patterns?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2008

  1. Does Employment Quota Explain Occupational Choice Among Disadvantaged Groups? A Natural Experiment from India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Do criminally accused politicians affect economic outcomes? Evidence from India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 141, (C) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  2. Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girl Trafficking in India
    Feminist Economics, 2019, 25, (4), 267-308 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2017

  1. Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (1), 67-102 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, 9, (3), 321-50 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Effect of political decentralization and female leadership on institutional births and child mortality in rural Bihar, India
    Social Science & Medicine, 2017, 185, (C), 171-178 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  4. The role of constitutions on poverty: A cross-national investigation
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (3), 563-581 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India
    World Development, 2016, 87, (C), 50-69 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. A Distributional Analysis of Public–Private Wage Differential in India
    LABOUR, 2015, 29, (4), 394-414 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2013

  1. The Returns to English-Language Skills in India
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2013, 61, (2), 335 - 367 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Consumption and social identity: Evidence from India
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 83, (3), 353-371 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. DO SCHOOL LUNCH SUBSIDIES CHANGE THE DIETARY PATTERNS OF CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2012, 30, (3), 362-381 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Do employment quotas explain the occupational choices of disadvantaged minorities in India?
    International Review of Applied Economics, 2012, 26, (4), 489-513 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The redistributive effects of political reservation for minorities: Evidence from India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 96, (2), 265-277 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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