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M. Shahe Emran is a development economist with Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University. He previously taught at George Washington University, and has worked at the World Bank and Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. His research interests include theoretical and empirical analysis of tax policy in developing countries, the interaction of labour market with microfinance, effects of market integration on poor households, distributional effects of corruption, intergenerational mobility in developing countries, and pricing and passthrough in vertical supply chains. His research has been published (or forthcoming) in Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Development Economics, Economica, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and World Development
Posts by M. Shahe Emran
While the growth of the non-farm sector in a rural economy is known to reduce poverty, it may also exacerbate inequality. Comparing rural India and rural China the study finds that there is lower inte...