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, Amherst College - Department of Economics 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

12.

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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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

14.

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

15.

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

17.

'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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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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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