Nishith Prakash

University of Connecticut

Assistant Professor

365 Fairfield Way, U-1063

Storrs, CT 06269-1063

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/nishithprakash1978/

Institute for the Study of Labor

Reserach Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (25)

Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India

CESifo Working Paper No. 9002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Apr 2021
Sofia Amaral, Sonia Bhalotra and Nishith Prakash
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - ifo Institute (Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich), University of Essex and University of Connecticut
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Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14250
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Apr 2021
Sofia Amaral, Sonia R. Bhalotra and Nishith Prakash
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - ifo Institute (Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich), IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Connecticut
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Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
Nishith Prakash and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
University of Connecticut and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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Girls trafficking, Child sex ratio, India

Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8293
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Nishith Prakash and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
University of Connecticut and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Department of Economics
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girls trafficking, child sex ratio, India

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Improving the Labor Market Outcomes of Minorities: The Role of Employment Quota

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4386
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut
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caste, employment, wage differentials, public sector, India

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The Role of Constitutions on Poverty: A Cross-National Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8877
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Alanson Minkler and Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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economic and social rights, constitutions, enforceable law, directive principles, poverty, instrumental variables, legal origin

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Household Savings and Marriage Payments: Evidence from Dowry in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11464
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 May 2018
S Anukriti, Sungoh Kwon and Nishith Prakash
Boston College, University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut
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household savings, dowry, marriage payments, India, labor supply, fertility, sex ratio, child investments

The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4391
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Aimee Chin and Nishith Prakash
University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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affirmative action, poverty, minorities, India

The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w16509
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Aimee Chin and Nishith Prakash
University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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Do Employment Quotas Explain the Occupational Choices of Disadvantaged Minorities in India?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5894
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Larry L. Howard and Nishith Prakash
California State University, Fullerton and University of Connecticut
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occupational choice, employment quota, affirmative action, skill, caste, India

Do Employment Quotas Explain the Occupational Choices of Disadvantaged Minorities in India?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Nishith Prakash and Larry L. Howard
University of Connecticut and California State University, Fullerton
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Affirmative Action, Employment Quota, Occupational Choice, Skill, Caste, India

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Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5406
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Melanie Khamis, Nishith Prakash and Zahra Siddique
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Connecticut and University of Reading
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households, consumption, India

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Education Policies and Practices: What Have We Learnt and the Road Ahead for Bihar

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6614
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Priyaranjan Jha and Nishith Prakash
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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education, enrollment, out-of-school, Bihar, India

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The Returns to English-Language Skills in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4802
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Mehtabul Azam, Aimee Chin and Nishith Prakash
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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English language, human capital, India

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Labor Market Effects of High School Science Majors in a High Stem Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11934
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Delhi Centre, University of Connecticut and Michigan State University
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high-school majors, labor markets, science, STEM, India

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A Distributional Analysis of the Public-Private Wage Differential in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5132
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Mehtabul Azam and Nishith Prakash
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and University of Connecticut
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quantile regression, public-private wage differential, India

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Do Criminal Representatives Hinder or Improve Constituency Outcomes? Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8452
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Nishith Prakash, Marc Rockmore and Yogesh Uppal
University of Connecticut, Clark University - Department of Economics and Youngstown State University
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growth, Indian politicians, information disclosure, regression discontinuity, India

Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7585
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Karthik Muralidharan and Nishith Prakash
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Connecticut
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conditional transfers, school access, gender gaps, bicycle, girls' education, female empowerment, India, Bihar, MDG

Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

NBER Working Paper No. w19305
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2022
Karthik Muralidharan and Nishith Prakash
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Connecticut
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Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8212
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Elizabeth Kaletski and Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut
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affirmative action, minorities, child labor, India

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When Goal-Setting Forges Ahead But Stops Short

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13188
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2020
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, World Bank, University of Connecticut, World Bank and University of Connecticut - Department of Economics
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goal-setting, recognition rewards, student performance, Zanzibar

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Wheels of Change: Transforming Girls' Lives with Bicycles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15076
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 May 2022
University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Universidad del Rosario, Analysis Group and University of Connecticut
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girls' education, attendance, dropout, grade transition, test scores, bicycles, female aspiration, female empowerment, safety, Zambia

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Effect of Political Decentralization and Female Leadership on Institutional Births and Child Mortality in Rural Bihar, India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10780
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Santosh Kumar and Nishith Prakash
Department of Economics and International Business, College of Business Administration, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA and University of Connecticut
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gender quota, political decentralization, institutional delivery, child, mortality, Bihar, India

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The Impact of Employment Quotas on the Economic Lives of Disadvantaged Minorities in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13847
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut
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consumption expenditure, Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes, employment quota, public sector, India

Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8387
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Elizabeth Kaletski and Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut
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affirmative action, minorities, health, public goods provision, India

Can Elected Minority Representatives Affect Health Worker Visits? Evidence from India

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 67-102, 2017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Elizabeth Kaletski and Nishith Prakash
University of Connecticut and University of Connecticut
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When Criminality Begets Crime: The Role of Elected Politicians in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15259
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 May 2022
University of Connecticut, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, University of Connecticut and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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close elections, elected leaders, criminal accusations, crime, India

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Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence From Women Police Stations in India

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Aug 2022
Sofia Amaral, Sonia Bhalotra and Nishith Prakash
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Warwick and University of Connecticut
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Women police stations, gender-based violence, women in policing, India

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Wheels of Change: Transforming Girls' Lives with Bicycles

CESifo Working Paper No. 9865
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 29 Jul 2022
University of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Analysis Group and University of Connecticut
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bicycles, commute time, girls’ education, female empowerment, safety, Zambia

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Do School Lunch Subsidies Change the Dietary Patterns of Children from Low‐Income Households?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 362-381, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Larry L. Howard and Nishith Prakash
California State University, Fullerton and University of Connecticut
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A Distributional Analysis of Public–Private Wage Differential in India

LABOUR, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 394-414, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Mehtabul Azam and Nishith Prakash
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and University of Connecticut
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