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S Anukriti is an Economist at the Development Research Group, World Bank in Washington D.C. Prior to this, she was Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College. She is a Research Affiliate of the Institute of the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn), and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy (Columbia University).
Her research focuses on topics in development economics, demography, and the economics of gender. In recent work, she has examined the effects of trade liberalisation, fertility limits on local politicians, and financial incentive programmes on fertility and sex-selection in India.
Anukriti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi.
Posts by S. Anukriti
परिवार के सदस्यों द्वारा लगाए गए प्रतिबंधात्मक सामाजिक मानदंड एवं रणनीतिक बाधाएं, महिलाओं की सामाजिक नेटवर्क तक पहुंच और उससे प्राप्त होने वाले लाभ को सीमित कर सकती हैं। ग्रामीण उत्तर प्रदेश में एक स...
Restrictive social norms and strategic constraints imposed by family members can limit women’s access to and benefit from social networks. Based on a survey in rural Uttar Pradesh, this article show...
Fertility reduction and a gender-balanced population often appear to be conflicting objectives in countries with persistent son preference and easy access to sex-selection technology, as targeting one...
- S. Anukriti
- 25 June, 2018
The introduction of ultrasound technology in India has been documented to have led to a phenomenal increase in abortion of female fetuses. However, this column finds that it also decreased son-biased ...
Some Indian states debar individuals with more than two children from contesting local elections. This column finds that while the law has significantly reduced fertility among the general population...