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S Anukriti is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College, a Research Affiliate of the Institute of the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn), and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy (Columbia University). Her research focuses on topics in development economics, demography, and the economics of gender. In recent work, she has examined the effects of trade liberalisation, fertility limits on local politicians, and financial incentive programmes on fertility and sex-selection in India. Anukriti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi.
Posts by S. Anukriti
Fertility reduction and a gender-balanced population often appear to be conflicting objectives in countries with persistent son preference and easy access to sex-selection technology, as targeting one...
- S. Anukriti
- 25 June, 2018
The introduction of ultrasound technology in India has been documented to have led to a phenomenal increase in abortion of female fetuses. However, this column finds that it also decreased son-biased ...
Some Indian states debar individuals with more than two children from contesting local elections. This column finds that while the law has significantly reduced fertility among the general population...