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Smriti Sharma is a research fellow at World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) in Helsinki, Finland. Her research interests are in behavioural economics, development economics, and labour economics. Her research focusses on the importance of behavioural traits and socio-emotional skills as both predictors and outcomes in the process of economic development. She also works on topics related to caste and gender-based discrimination. She holds a
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College is an important milestone in life that is believed to develop several aspects of an individual's human capital, broadly defined to include both cognitive and socio-emotional traits. Consequen...
Can entrepreneurship be a vehicle for social mobility in India? This column analyses data from micro, small and medium enterprises, and finds clear and persistent caste and gender disparities in virtu...