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 (18)

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 (Gottingen) - Department of Economics
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girls trafficking, child sex ratio, India

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

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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

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
Aimee Chin and Nishith Prakash
University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
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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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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

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

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

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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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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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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
Priya Ranjan 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

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
Karthik Muralidharan and Nishith Prakash
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Connecticut
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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

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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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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

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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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: 15 Dec 2018
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, 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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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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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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