Shamika Ravi

Brookings Institution

Senior Fellow

1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Current and Future State of the Sharing Economy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Niam Yaraghi and Shamika Ravi
Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution and Brookings Institution
Downloads 879 (26,362)
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Workfare as an Effective Way to Fight Poverty: The Case of India's NREGS

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Shamika Ravi and Monika Engler
Brookings Institution and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (SEW)
Downloads 666 (38,446)
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Employment guarantee, Food security, Consumption Expenditure, Rural Households, India

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Determinants of Corruption: Government Effectiveness vs. Cultural Norms

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2013
Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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The Effect of Interest Rate on Household Consumption: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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interest rate, consumption expenditure, permanent income hypothesis, life cycle hypothesis

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At the Crossroads: Microfinance in India

Money & Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Rajesh Chakrabarti and Shamika Ravi
OP Jindal Global University and Brookings Institution
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microfinance, India, MFI

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Women Voters in Indian Democracy: A Silent Revolution

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2016
Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Voters, Gender inequality, Democracy, Re-election

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The Impact of NREGS on Urbanization in India

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Shamika Ravi, Mudit Kapoor and Rahul Ahluwalia
Brookings Institution, Indian School of Business and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad
Downloads 241 (127,795)
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Why so Few Women in Politics? Evidence from India

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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gender, median voter, political economy

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Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution in Consumption: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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elasticity of intertemporal substitution in consumption, household consumption expenditure, natural experiment

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Do Spouses Make Claims? Health Seeking and Microfinance In India

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Ashok Rai and Shamika Ravi
Williams College and Brookings Institution
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microfinance, health insurance, empowerment

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Are Publicly Financed Health Insurance Schemes Working in India?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Shamika Ravi and Sofi Bergkvist
Brookings Institution and Access Health International
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Publicly Financed Health Insurance, India

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Uncertainty and Savings Decision

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution
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Savings portfolio, household, health shock, weather shock, joint, nuclear

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Savings Lead to Improved Borrowing: Empirical Analysis of Rural Indian Households

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 May 2007
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution
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loan repayment frequency, cash inflow, savings, flexible contract

14.

Access to Credit as Insurance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution
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access credit, rural household, income shock, consumption expenditure, cooperative society, moneylender

15.

The Impact of Electronic Voting Machines on Electoral Frauds, Democracy, and Development

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Sisir Debnath, Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, Indian School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Advancing Financial Inclusion in India Beyond the Jan-Dhan Yojana

Ravi, S & Gakhar, S (2015). Advancing Financial Inclusion in India beyond the Jan-Dhan Yojana. Brookings India IMPACT Series. Brookings Institution India Center.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi and Shruti Gakhar
Brookings Institution and Brookings India
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Substitution Bias and External Validity: Why an Innovative Anti-Poverty Program Showed No Net Impact

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2317322
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Brookings Institution and Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
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Substitution Bias and External Validity: Why an Innovative Anti-Poverty Program Showed No Net Impact

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2134779
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Brookings Institution and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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A Reality Check on Suicides in India

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution
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A Reality Check on Suicides in India

Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution

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suicides, farmers, housewives, India

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Priorities for India’s National Health Policy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi and Rahul Ahluwalia
Brookings Institution and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad
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Restructuring the Medical Council of India

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi, Dhruv Gupta and Jaclyn Williams
Brookings Institution, Brookings India and City University of New York (CUNY) - International Studies, Students
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Nutrition in India: Targeting the First 1,000 Days of a Child's Life

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi and Ramandeep Singh
Brookings Institution and Brookings India
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22.

Building a Design Economy in India

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi and Darrell West
Brookings Institution and Independent
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What Explains Childhood Violence? Micro Correlates From VACS Surveys

Psychology, Health & Medicine, 2017 Vol. 22, No . S1, 17–30; doi: 10.1080/13548506.2017.1282162
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi and Rahul Ahluwalia
Brookings Institution and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad
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What Drives Entrepreneurship? Some Evidence From India

Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Shamika Ravi
Brookings Institution

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