Prakarsh Singh

Amherst College - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 5000

Amherst, MA 01002-5000

United States

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1.

Gender-Differential Effects of Conflict on Education: The Case of the 1981-1993 Punjab Insurgency

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Prakarsh Singh and Olga Shemyakina
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Economics
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India, Punjab, household expenditure, human capital, conflict

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Impact of Media on Domestic Violence Norms: Evidence from India

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Kuhuk Bhushan and Prakarsh Singh
Yale University and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Domestic violence norms, Battered women, Media, India

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Performance Pay and Information: Reducing Child Undernutrition in India

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Performance Pay, Public Health Information, Child Malnutrition

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Economic Growth and Recovery after Civil Wars

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Luis A. Gil-Alana and Prakarsh Singh
University of Navarra - Department of Economics and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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economic growth recovery, civil wars, time-series

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Absolute Versus Relative Performance Pay: Evidence from an Experiment Targeting Child Malnutrition in West Bengal

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Prakarsh Singh and Sandip Mitra
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
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performance pay, child malnutrition, absolute and relative incentives

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A Research-Based Development Economics Course for Undergraduates

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Prakarsh Singh, Hongye Guo and Alvaro Morales
Amherst College - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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teaching development economics, upper-level elective, applied econometrics

Impact of Caregiver Incentives on Child Health: Evidence from an Experiment with Anganwadi Workers in India

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2017
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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Performance Pay, Public Health Information, Child Malnutrition

Impact of Caregiver Incentives on Child Health: Evidence from an Experiment with Anganwadi Workers in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10083
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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performance pay, incentives, malnutrition, undernutrition, underweight, child development, child health, Anganwadis, ICDS, nutrition

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Learning and Behavioral Spillovers of a Nutritional Information Campaign

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 May 2013
Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Informational Spillovers, Child nutrition, Learning

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Concessions and Repression in Conflict

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2017
Akifumi Ishihara and Prakarsh Singh
University of Tokyo - Institute of Social Science and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Civil War, Concessions, Repression

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A Dream Experiment in Development Economics

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Prakarsh Singh and Alexa Russo
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Amherst College
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Worker Satisfaction and Performance Pay: The Case of Child Care Workers in India

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Prakarsh Singh and Daniel P. Barbezat
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Public Sector, Worker Satisfaction, Malnutrition, Performance Pay

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Gender Bias in Education During Conflict: Evidence from Assam

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10092
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Sutanuka Roy and Prakarsh Singh
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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conflict, education, gender discrimination, human capital, India

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The 'Informality Gap': Can Education Help Minorities Escape Informal Employment? Evidence from Peru

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10389
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Juan Delgado Montes, Javier Corrales and Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College, Amherst College and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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exclusion, social security, informal labor markets, education, Latin America

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Violence and the Market for Food: Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2013
Luis A. Gil-Alana and Prakarsh Singh
University of Navarra - Department of Economics and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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food prices, persistence, violence, Kenya

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Searching for Religious Discrimination Among Anganwadi Workers in India: An Experimental Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10048
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Utteeyo Dasgupta, Subha Mani and Prakarsh Singh
Wagner College-Department of Economics, Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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artefactual field experiment, discrimination, health, allocation game, India, religion

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Behavior Change for Early Childhood Nutrition: Effectiveness of Health Worker Training Depends on Maternal Information in a Randomized Control Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10375
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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child underweight, child malnutrition, child health, ICDS, Punjab, South Asia

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Economics of Civil Conflict: Evidence from the Punjab Insurgency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10390
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College - Department of Economics
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Punjab, conflict, civil war, insurgency, India

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'Face the Bullet, Spare the Rod?' Evidence from the Aftermath of the Shining Path Insurgency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10093
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Alvaro Morales and Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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domestic violence, civil conflict, physical child abuse, Peru

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Performance Pay and Malnutrition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10084
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Prakarsh Singh and Sandip Mitra
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
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performance pay, child malnutrition, absolute and relative incentives

Impact of Ethnic Civil Conflict on Migration of Skilled Labor

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10094
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Amherst College, Amherst College and Amherst College - Department of Economics
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civil war, emigration, brain drain, ethnic war, agglomeration, high-skilled migration

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Learning and Behavioral Spillovers of Nutritional Information

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10085
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Prakarsh Singh
Amherst College - Department of Economics
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spillovers, malnutrition, India

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Performance Bonuses in the Public Sector: Winner-Take-All Prizes Versus Proportional Payments to Reduce Child Malnutrition in India

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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contest design, performance pay, malnutrition, underweight, child development