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Ajinkya Keskar is currently a Ph.D. student at Rice University. Before pursuing his Ph.D., he received a Masters in Economics from the University of Wisconsin Madison and a Bachelors in Electronics and Communications Engineering from PES University, Bangalore, India. Ajinkya's research interests primarily lie in development economics, focussing on the economics of the family, gender, and marriage markets. Some of his recent work looks at the effect of marriage transfers on women's post-marital outcomes in India.
Posts by Ajinkya Keskar
Dowries are transfers of wealth from the bride's family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage. Analysing nationally representative survey data from rural India, this article shows that do...