Upasak Das

University of Pennsylvania

Post Doctoral Fellow

New Delhi

India

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Rationing and Its Implication on Targeting in India: The Case of the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Upasak Das
University of Pennsylvania
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Targeting, Rationing, MGNREGS, Bivariate Probit, Tobit, Sample Selection

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political connections, political support, MGNREGA, West Bengal

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Can the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme Reduce Short-Term Migration: Evidence from West Bengal, India

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Upasak Das
University of Pennsylvania
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MGNREGS, migration, bivariate probit, endogeneity, impact, West Bengal

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Gender Differences in Mathematics Performance: Evidence from Rural India

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2018
Upasak Das and Karan Singhal
University of Pennsylvania and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
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Mathematics, Gender, Anxiety, Gender Stereotype, IHDS, India

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The ‘Discouraged Worker Effect’ in Public Works Programs: Evidence from the MGNREGA in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1633
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 May 2017
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), University of Pennsylvania, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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India; South Asia; Asia; Wages; Labor; Social Protection; Social Safety Net; Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme; Administrative Rationing; Discouraged Worker Effect; Employment Guarantee

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targeting, rationing, NREGS, bivariate probit, tobit, sample selection, West Bengal

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The 'Discouraged Worker Effect' in Public Works Programs: Evidence from the MGNREGA in India

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), University of Pennsylvania, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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administrative rationing, discouraged worker effect, employment guarantee, India, labor supply, MGNREGA, workfare programs

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Revisiting the Role of Private Schooling on Children Learning Outcomes: Evidence from Rural India

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Karan Singhal and Upasak Das
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and University of Pennsylvania
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learning outcomes, private schooling, education, IHDS, rural India

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Conditional Cash Transfer for Secondary Education: Impact Assessment of the Kanyashree Program in West Bengal

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Upasak Das and Prasenjit Sarkhel
University of Pennsylvania and University of Kalyani
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Kanyashree, Conditional Cash Transfer, Triple Difference, Synthetic Control

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MGNREGA, education, private coaching, tuition, West Bengal, India

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Targeting, Rationing, MGNREGA, West Bengal, India

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Using Information and Technology to Improve Efficacy of Welfare Programs: Evidence From a Field Experiment in India

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Upasak Das, Amartya Paul and Mohit Sharma
University of Pennsylvania, Centre for Development Studies (CDS) India and Collaborative Research and Dissemination (CORD)
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information; Welfare program; implementation; randomization; delay of payments; MGNREGS

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Towards Conceptualization of a Household Educational Indicator: Incorporating Externalities

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2019
Upasak Das and Udaya S. Mishra
University of Pennsylvania and Center for Development Studies
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Education, Household index, Externality, Proximity, Gender, India

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Determinants of Old Age Wage Labor Participation and Supply in India: Changes over the Past Two Decades

Posted: 03 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Ashish Singh and Upasak Das
Azim Premji University and University of Pennsylvania

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Ageing, older individuals, labor supply, Heckman, IGOANPS, NSS