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Prashant Bharadwaj is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. He received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2004 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 2009. He has been at UC San Diego since 2009.
He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), and of the Center for Evaluation of Global Action (CEGA). He is currently (for 2013-2014) a visiting Assistant Professor at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR).
Posts by Prashant Bharadwaj
The impact of displacement on women’s marriage outcomes: Evidence from the partition of India
Women and children are made particularly vulnerable by displacement – the high incidence of gender-based violence and vulnerability to child marriage is well-documented in literature. Using data fro...
- Prashant Bharadwaj Frances Lu Sameem Siddiqui
- 09 May, 2022
Drawing the line: The short- and long-term consequences of partitioning India
Colonial rule in India culminated in the birth of two nations, forcing the displacement of millions. This column analyses the economic and political consequences of the Partition in 1947. It finds tha...
- Prashant Bharadwaj Saumitra Jha
- 08 September, 2017
Unintended consequences of India's child labour ban
Bans and regulations against child labour are among the most popular policy tools used to address the problem throughout the developing world. But how well do they work in practice? This column analy...
- Prashant Bharadwaj Leah K. Lakdawala Nicholas Li
- 08 January, 2014