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Rajeev Dehejia is Professor of Economics and Public Policy, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University.
He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1997. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Economics and The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and of the Department of Economics and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and has held visiting positions at Harvard, Princeton, and the London School of Economics.
His research spans econometrics, development economics, labour economics, and public economics, with a focus on empirical microeconomic policy research. His research interests include: econometric methods for programme evaluation, financial development and growth, financial incentives and fertility decisions, moral hazard and automobile insurance, religion and consumption insurance, and the causes and consequences of child labor.
Posts by Rajeev Dehejia
A growing literature examines whether incentives can increase effort and improve school performance of underprivileged students. This article discusses an experiment conducted in non-formal schools in...