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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
Understanding intergenerational educational mobility with conflicting evidence
There is a growing literature on intergenerational educational mobility that explores how parental education influences the educational attainment of children. This article compares three empirical mo...
- Md Nazmul Ahsan M. Shahe Emran Hanchen Jiang Orla Murphy Forhad Shilpi
- 03 March, 2023
Does gender (still) determine destiny in India?
Emerging evidence of convergence in educational attainment between girls and boys seems at odds with a large body of research on gender-based discrimination against girls in India. In this context, th...
- M. Shahe Emran Hanchen Jiang Forhad Shilpi
- 21 May, 2021
Does non-farm growth in rural areas reduce intergenerational educational mobility?
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...
- M. Shahe Emran Francisco Ferreira Yajing Jiang Yan Sun
- 04 January, 2021