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Namrata Kala has been a Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics at Harvard University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Starting Fall 2017, she will be joining the MIT Sloan School of Management as Assistant Professor in the Applied Economics group. Her research interests include development and environmental economics, and environmental history.
Posts by Namrata Kala
The ruling party at the centre won the Uttar Pradesh state election despite its demonetisation policy having some negative economic impacts on the Indian economy. By combining primary data from survey...
The hidden productivity benefits of energy-saving technology: Evidence from LEDs in Indian factories
Energy-efficient technologies are an increasingly relevant policy priority, given growing consensus on the need to tackle climate change. This column examines the productivity benefits of adopting one...
The Impact of Climate and Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Garment Factory in India
This project aims to answer the following research questions: i) What is the impact of air pollution on worker productivity and other labour outcomes (attendance, tardiness, and attrition)? ii) What i...
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