Manisha Shah

UCLA Department of Public Policy

Associate Professor

Box 951656

Los Angeles , CA 90095-1656

United States

http://publicaffairs.ucla.edu/manisha-shah

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Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah
Baylor University and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

NBER Working Paper No. w20281
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah
Baylor University and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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Impact Evaluation of a Large-Scale Rural Sanitation Project in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6360
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lisa A. Cameron, Manisha Shah and Susan Olivia
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, UCLA Department of Public Policy and Monash University
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Hygiene Promotion and Social Marketing, Housing & Human Habitats, Disease Control & Prevention, Early Child and Children's Health

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Handedness, Time Use and Early Childhood Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2752
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Monash University, UCLA Department of Public Policy and The University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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handedness, child development, child time use, parental characteristics

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Handedness, Health and Cognitive Development: Evidence from Children in the NLSY

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4774
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Monash University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, UCLA Department of Public Policy and The University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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handedness, children, health, cognitive development, family fixed-effects

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Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6756
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Lisa A. Cameron and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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natural disasters, risk aversion, development

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Scaling Up Sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10619
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Lisa A. Cameron and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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impact evaluation, sanitation, scale up, development, health

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Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6736
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Lisa A. Cameron and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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cash transfer programs, crime, mistargeting, social capital

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The Prostitute's Allure: Examining Returns to Beauty, Productivity and Discrimination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5064
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Raj Arunachalam and Manisha Shah
Bates White and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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beauty premium, discrimination, sex markets

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Intra-Household Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Cognitive Ability Gaps?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5153
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University, UCLA Department of Public Policy and The University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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children, cognitive ability, parental investment, handedness

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Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9563
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Lisa A. Cameron, Susan Olivia and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Monash University and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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participatory development, social capital, sanitation, economic development, Indonesia

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Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3537
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University, UCLA Department of Public Policy and The University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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maternal labor force participation, child development, handedness

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Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2015
Lisa A. Cameron, Susan Olivia and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Monash University - Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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Participatory development, sanitation, social capital, economic development, Indonesia

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Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market

NBER Working Paper No. w14841
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Trevon Logan and Manisha Shah
Ohio State University and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long-Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9440
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Manisha Shah and Bryce Millett
UCLA Department of Public Policy and Harvard University
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human capital investment

Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w19140
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Manisha Shah and Bryce Millett
UCLA Department of Public Policy and Harvard University
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Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w21543
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Manisha Shah and Bryce Millett
UCLA Department of Public Policy and Harvard University
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Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9486
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Manisha Shah and Bryce Millett
UCLA Department of Public Policy and Harvard University
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human capital investment, workfare programs

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Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters

NBER Working Paper No. w19534
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Lisa A. Cameron and Manisha Shah
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and UCLA Department of Public Policy
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How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence from the Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation

NBER Working Paper No. w20997
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, UCLA Department of Public Policy, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of California, Berkeley
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Sex Work and Infection: What's Law Enforcement Got to Do With It?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 54, November 2011
Posted: 31 Dec 2010
Paul J. Gertler and Manisha Shah
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and UCLA Department of Public Policy

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regulation, health, sex markets

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Risky Business: The Market for Unprotected Commercial Sex

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 518-550, June 2005
Posted: 12 May 2005
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, UCLA Department of Public Policy and Independent

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