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Nishith Prakash

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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
Terminal Degree:2008 Department of Economics; University of Houston (from RePEc Genealogy)

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(59%) Department of Economics
University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut (United States)
http://www.econ.uconn.edu/

(860) 486-4889
(860) 486-4463
309 Oak Hall, 365 Fairfield Way/U-63, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1063
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(21%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
http://www.iza.org/



P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
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(20%) Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM)
University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom
http://www.cream-migration.org/

+44 (0)20 7679 5888
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Working papers

  1. Sofia Amaral & Sonia Bhalotra & Nishith Prakash, 2019. "Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India," Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series dp-309, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  2. Jain, Tarun & Mukhopadhyay, Abhiroop & Prakash, Nishith & Rakesh, Raghav, 2018. "Labor Market Effects of High School Science Majors in a High STEM Economy," IZA Discussion Papers 11908, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. S Anukriti & Sungoh Kwon & Nishith Prakash, 2018. "Household Savings and Marriage Payments: Evidence from Dowry in India," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 949, Boston College Department of Economics.
  4. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2017. "Effect of Political Decentralization and Female Leadership on Institutional Births and Child Mortality in Rural Bihar, India," Working Papers 1703, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  5. Elizabeth Kaletski & Nishith Prakash, 2016. "Affirmative action policy in developing countries: Lessons learned and a way forward," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-52, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  6. Lanse Minkler & Nishith Prakash, 2015. "The Role of Constitutions on Poverty: A Cross-NationalInvestigation," Working papers 2015-09, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  7. Nishith Prakash & Marc Rockmore, 2014. "Do Criminal Representatives Hinder or Improve Constituency Outcomes? Evidence from India," Working papers 2014-20, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  8. Kaletski, Elizabeth & Prakash, Nishith, 2014. "Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India," IZA Discussion Papers 8387, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Prakash, Nishith & Vadlamannati, Krishna Chaitanya, 2014. "Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India," IZA Discussion Papers 8293, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Nishith Prakash & Marc Rockmore & Yogesh Uppal, 2014. "Do Criminally Accused Politicians Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from India," HiCN Working Papers 192, Households in Conflict Network.
  11. Elizabeth Kaletski & Nishith Prakash, 2014. "Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India," Working papers 2014-12, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  12. Elizabeth Kaletski & Lanse Minkler & Nishith Prakash & Susan Randolph, 2014. "Does Constitutionalizing Economic and Social Rights Promote their Fulfillment?," Economic Rights Working Papers 23, University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute.
  13. Karthik Muralidharan & Nishith Prakash, 2013. "Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India," NBER Working Papers 19305, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Priya Ranjan & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Education Policies and Practices: What Have We Learnt and the Road Ahead for Bihar," Working papers 2012-19, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  15. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Political Decentralization, Women's Reservation and Child Health Outcomes: A Case Study of Rural Bihar," Working papers 2012-18, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  16. Howard, Larry L. & Prakash, Nishith, 2011. "Do Employment Quotas Explain the Occupational Choices of Disadvantaged Minorities in India?," IZA Discussion Papers 5894, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  17. Larry Howard & Nishith Prakash, 2011. "Do School Lunch Subsidies Change the Dietary Patterns of Children from Low- Income Households?," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1101, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
  18. Khamis, Melanie & Prakash, Nishith & Siddique, Zahra, 2010. "Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence from India," IZA Discussion Papers 5406, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  19. Azam, Mehtabul & Chin, Aimee & Prakash, Nishith, 2010. "The Returns to English-Language Skills in India," IZA Discussion Papers 4802, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  20. Azam, Mehtabul & Prakash, Nishith, 2010. "A Distributional Analysis of the Public-Private Wage Differential in India," IZA Discussion Papers 5132, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  21. Aimee Chin & Nishith Prakash, 2010. "The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India," NBER Working Papers 16509, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Howard, Larry L. & Prakash, Nishith, 2009. "Do Means-Tested School Lunch Subsidies Change Children's Weekly Consumption Patterns?," IZA Discussion Papers 4427, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  23. Prakash, Nishith, 2008. "Improving the Labor Market Outcomes of Minorities: The Role of Employment Quota," MPRA Paper 11010, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  24. Prakash, Nishith & Howard, Larry, 2008. "Does Employment Quota Explain Occupational Choice Among Disadvantaged Groups? A Natural Experiment from India," MPRA Paper 13573, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Articles

  1. Nishith Prakash & Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, 2019. "Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girl Trafficking in India," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(4), pages 267-308, October.
  2. Prakash, Nishith & Rockmore, Marc & Uppal, Yogesh, 2019. "Do criminally accused politicians affect economic outcomes? Evidence from India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 141(C).
  3. Minkler, Lanse & Prakash, Nishith, 2017. "The role of constitutions on poverty: A cross-national investigation," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(3), pages 563-581.
  4. Karthik Muralidharan & Nishith Prakash, 2017. "Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 321-350, July.
  5. Elizabeth Kaletski & Nishith Prakash, 2017. "Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(1), pages 67-102, February.
  6. Kumar, Santosh & Prakash, Nishith, 2017. "Effect of political decentralization and female leadership on institutional births and child mortality in rural Bihar, India," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 185(C), pages 171-178.
  7. Kaletski, Elizabeth & Prakash, Nishith, 2016. "Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 87(C), pages 50-69.
  8. Mehtabul Azam & Nishith Prakash, 2015. "A Distributional Analysis of Public–Private Wage Differential in India," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 29(4), pages 394-414, December.
  9. Mehtabul Azam & Aimee Chin & Nishith Prakash, 2013. "The Returns to English-Language Skills in India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 61(2), pages 335-367.
  10. Khamis, Melanie & Prakash, Nishith & Siddique, Zahra, 2012. "Consumption and social identity: Evidence from India," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 83(3), pages 353-371.
  11. Larry L. Howard & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Do School Lunch Subsidies Change The Dietary Patterns Of Children From Low-Income Households?," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 30(3), pages 362-381, July.
  12. Larry L. Howard & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Do employment quotas explain the occupational choices of disadvantaged minorities in India?," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(4), pages 489-513, August.
  13. Chin, Aimee & Prakash, Nishith, 2011. "The redistributive effects of political reservation for minorities: Evidence from India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(2), pages 265-277, November.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 34 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (14) 2009-02-28 2009-10-10 2010-08-28 2013-09-28 2014-01-17 2014-06-14 2014-08-20 2014-08-28 2017-10-29 2018-04-23 2018-06-11 2018-07-09 2018-07-09 2019-05-27. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (10) 2008-10-21 2009-02-28 2009-10-10 2010-08-28 2011-08-15 2011-10-09 2012-06-25 2012-09-30 2018-04-23 2018-06-11. Author is listed
  3. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (10) 2009-10-10 2014-06-07 2014-08-25 2014-08-28 2014-09-29 2014-12-08 2015-01-09 2017-06-11 2017-10-29 2018-07-09. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (6) 2008-10-21 2009-02-28 2009-10-10 2009-10-10 2010-03-28 2010-08-28. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (6) 2010-03-28 2011-10-09 2012-06-25 2012-09-30 2013-09-28 2014-01-17. Author is listed
  6. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (5) 2012-09-30 2013-09-28 2014-01-17 2014-06-07 2014-08-20. Author is listed
  7. NEP-GEN: Gender (5) 2017-06-11 2018-04-23 2018-06-11 2018-07-09 2019-05-27. Author is listed
  8. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (4) 2014-08-28 2015-03-22 2015-05-09 2019-05-27
  9. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2013-09-28 2014-01-17 2018-12-10 2018-12-24
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (3) 2011-08-15 2018-12-10 2018-12-24
  11. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2012-09-30 2017-06-11
  12. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2012-09-30 2014-08-28
  13. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (2) 2018-07-09 2018-07-09
  14. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2014-09-29
  15. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-09-29
  16. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2010-03-28

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