Dhanushka Thamarapani

California State University, Chico

Assistant Professor

400 W 1st Street

Chico, CA 95928

United States

http://dthamarapani.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

4

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“  Dhanushka's research combines economics, geography, psychology, and nutrition. Her research interests, broadly construed, fits into human capital development, formation and stability of preferences, fertility choice, and child health. She is an ardent follower of large and publicly available datasets that facilitate equitable research across the spectrum.  ”

Scholarly Papers (4)

The Impact of Sustained Attention on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Ghana

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Chih Ming Tan and Dhanushka Thamarapani
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and California State University, Chico
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Ghana, Executive Function, Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities, Education, Occupational Choice

The Impact of Sustained Attention on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Ghana

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 155-171, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Chih Ming Tan and Dhanushka Thamarapani
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and California State University, Chico
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cognitive and noncognitive abilities, education, executive function, Ghana, occupational choice

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Natural Disasters and Child Health

Thamarapani, D. (2020). "Natural Disasters and Child Health". Environment and Development Economics, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355770X20000182
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2020
Dhanushka Thamarapani
California State University, Chico
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Childhood Shocks; Stunting; Indonesia; Credit Availability

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The Educational and Fertility Effects of Sibling Deaths

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Dhanushka Thamarapani, Marc Rockmore and Willa Friedman
California State University, Chico, Clark University - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
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Child Mortality, Siblings, Education, Fertility

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The Stability and Evolution of Risk Attitudes and Time Preferences After a Natural Disaster

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 May 2020
Dhanushka Thamarapani and Marc Rockmore
California State University, Chico and Clark University - Department of Economics
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Shocks, Behavioral Parameters, Earthquake