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Female Politicians and Economic Growth: Evidence from State Elections in India

This project investigate whether women legislators are good for economic growth using constituency level data for all elections to State Legislative Assemblies in India during 1992-2012.

Political distortions in the Indian electricity sector

While political interference is believed to be a major problem plaguing the electricity sector in India, there is little empirical evidence on the existence of political distortions or on their econo...