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Monica Singhal is Associate Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Her primary research field is public finance, with a particular focus on taxation and redistribution, and public finance in developing economies. She received her Bachelors and Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Posts by Monica Singhal
Academics and policymakers worldwide are leading the push towards unconditional cash as the preferred mode of transfer from the government to the poor. Yet surveys across countries find that large pro...
There is an ongoing policy debate in India on whether grain entitlements under PDS should be converted into cash transfers. This column shows that in the face of high price variability, in-kind trans...
This project examine cross‐country comparisons on commodity taxation in Bihar for 1994‐2012. The findings of the project suggested that the VAT reforms went a long way to harmonizing r...
- Monica Singhal
- 28 February, 2013
- IGC Research on India