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Ashish is an Assistant Professor at the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He completed his Ph.D. from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India in 2012. His research and teaching interests include economics of discrimination, distribution, social exclusion and underdevelopment. He also works in the areas of intergenerational mobility, public health and demography. He has published research papers in leading journals including Review of Income and Wealth, Oxford Development Studies, European Journal of Development Research, Social Indicators Research, Journal of Poverty, Journal of Population Ageing, Population Research and Policy Review, PLoS One, Maternal and Child Health Journal, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Economic and Political Weekly, among others.
Posts by Ashish Singh
Inequality of opportunity (IOp) in any society is that part of overall inequality which arises from factors beyond an individual’s control such as parental education, caste, gender, religion etc. Th...
While intergenerational educational mobility of father-son pairs in India has been documented to some extent, there is negligible analysis on how daughters compare to their mothers in terms of educati...
- Ashish Singh
- 05 September, 2018
While the high level of socioeconomic inequality between the forward and backward caste groups in India is well documented, there is little research on inequalities within the backward caste groups. T...
- Ashish Singh
- 28 March, 2016