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Amrit Amirapu is an Assistant Professor in Economics. He joined the University of Kent in October of 2015 after receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University. He also has a B.A. from Amherst College, where he studied Physics and Political Philosophy, and an M.A. from Columbia University in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences. Amrit's main fields of research are development economics and applied microeconomics.
Posts by Amrit Amirapu
Using personalised information delivery to improve uptake of emergency government benefits
Although many governments introduced additional benefits as part of existing welfare schemes for Covid-19 relief, there is often a significant gap between the introduction of, and access to these bene...
- Amrit Amirapu Irma Clots-Figueras Bansi Malde Anirban Mitra Debayan Pakrashi Zaki Wahhaj
- 01 June, 2022
Justice delayed is development denied: The effect of slow courts on economic outcomes in India
India's formal judicial system is infamously slow, even for a developing country. What is less well established is whether this matters to economic outcomes. This column uses state-level variation in ...
- Amrit Amirapu
- 22 August, 2016
Reversing premature de-industrialisation in India
In countries across the world, de-industrialisation is taking place earlier in the development process. This column analyses how India fares in this regard. It finds that for most Indian states, the ...
- Amrit Amirapu Arvind Subramanian
- 26 May, 2014