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Kanika Mahajan

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First Name:Kanika
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Last Name:Mahajan
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Ashoka University

Sonepat, India
RePEc:edi:ecashin (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Afridi, Farzana & Arora, Abhishek & Dhar, Diva & Mahajan, Kanika, 2023. "Women's Work, Social Norms and the Marriage Market," IZA Discussion Papers 15948, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Sugat Chaturvedi & Sabyasachi Das & Kanika Mahajan, 2021. "The importance of being earnest: What explains the gender quota effect in politics?," Discussion Papers 21-02, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  3. Afridi, Farzana & Mahajan, Kanika & Sangwan, Nikita, 2021. "The Gendered Effects of Climate Change: Production Shocks and Labor Response in Agriculture," IZA Discussion Papers 14568, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Sugat Chaturvedi & Kanika Mahajan & Zahra Siddique, 2021. "Words Matter: Gender, Jobs and Applicant Behavior," Discussion Papers 21-03, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  5. Afridi, Farzana & Mahajan, Kanika & Sangwan, Nikita, 2021. "Employment Guaranteed? Social Protection during a Pandemic," IZA Discussion Papers 14099, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Kanika Mahajan & Sheetal Sekhri, 2020. "Access to Toilets and Violence Against Women," Working Papers 44, Ashoka University, Department of Economics.
  7. Saloni Khurana & Kanika Mahajan, 2020. "Evolution of wage inequality in India (1983-2017): The role of occupational task content," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-167, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  8. Afridi, Farzana & Bishnu, Monisankar & Mahajan, Kanika, 2020. "Gendering Technological Change: Evidence from Agricultural Mechanization," IZA Discussion Papers 13712, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Kanika Mahajan & Shekhar Tomar, 2020. "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: COVID-19 and Supply Chain Disruptions," Working Papers 28, Ashoka University, Department of Economics.
  10. Saloni Khurana & Kanika Mahajan, 2019. "Public Safety for Women: Is Regulation of Social Drinking Spaces Effective?," Working Papers 11, Ashoka University, Department of Economics.
  11. Afridi, Farzana & Bishnu, Monisankar & Mahajan, Kanika, 2019. "What Determines Women's Labor Supply? The Role of Home Productivity and Social Norms," IZA Discussion Papers 12666, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Mahajan, K., 2018. "Back to the Plough: Women Managers and Farm Productivity in India," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277234, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  13. Afridi, Farzana & Dinkelman, Taryn & Mahajan, Kanika, 2016. "Why Are Fewer Married Women Joining the Work Force in India? A Decomposition Analysis over Two Decades," IZA Discussion Papers 9722, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Kanika, Mahajan & Ramaswami, Bharat, 2015. "Caste, Female Labor Supply and the Gender Wage Gap in India: Boserup Revisited," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 212218, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

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  1. Farzana Afridi & Monisankar Bishnu & Kanika Mahajan, 2023. "Gender and mechanization: Evidence from Indian agriculture," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 105(1), pages 52-75, January.
  2. Afridi, Farzana & Mahajan, Kanika & Sangwan, Nikita, 2022. "The gendered effects of droughts: Production shocks and labor response in agriculture," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(C).
  3. Hossain, Md Amzad & Mahajan, Kanika & Sekhri, Sheetal, 2022. "Access to toilets and violence against women," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 114(C).
  4. Saloni Khurana & Kanika Mahajan, 2022. "Public Safety for Women: Is Regulation of Social Drinking Spaces Effective?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 58(1), pages 164-182, January.
  5. Kanika Mahajan & Shekhar Tomar, 2021. "COVID‐19 and Supply Chain Disruption: Evidence from Food Markets in India†," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 103(1), pages 35-52, January.
  6. Mahajan, Kanika, 2019. "Back to the plough: Women managers and farm productivity in India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 124(C), pages 1-1.
  7. Farzana Afridi & Taryn Dinkelman & Kanika Mahajan, 2018. "Why are fewer married women joining the work force in rural India? A decomposition analysis over two decades," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 31(3), pages 783-818, July.
  8. Mahajan, Kanika, 2017. "Rainfall Shocks and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Indian Agriculture," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 91(C), pages 156-172.
  9. Kanika Mahajan & Bharat Ramaswami, 2017. "Caste, Female Labor Supply, and the Gender Wage Gap in India: Boserup Revisited," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 65(2), pages 339-378.
  10. Kanika Mahajan, 2015. "Farm wages and public works," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 8(1), pages 19-72, April.
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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 16 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-LAB: Labour Economics (7) 2016-03-06 2021-02-22 2021-07-12 2021-07-19 2021-08-16 2021-11-15 2023-04-03. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2018-12-03 2020-10-19 2020-12-14 2021-03-01 2021-08-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-GEN: Gender (5) 2019-10-21 2021-03-01 2021-07-12 2021-08-16 2021-11-15. Author is listed
  4. NEP-BIG: Big Data (4) 2021-07-12 2021-07-12 2021-07-12 2021-07-19. Author is listed
  5. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2020-05-25 2021-08-16
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2019-10-21 2020-10-19
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2019-10-21 2021-11-15
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2023-04-03
  9. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2018-12-03
  10. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2021-08-16
  11. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2023-04-03
  12. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2021-11-15
  13. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-16
  14. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2023-04-03


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