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Saravana Ravindran is an assistant professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. His primary research interests are in development economics and applied microeconomics, particularly in the areas of human capital formation, migration, and digital financial services. He has a keen interest in early childhood development programmes, their direct and indirect impacts, and aggregate welfare consequences. His recent research on COVID-19 studies the effectiveness of government policies, such as lockdowns in South Asia, and their consequences on outcomes including violence against women. Saravana's research has been supported by funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and his work has received press coverage in media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, World Bank Development Impact Blog, The Hindu, The Indian Express (Front Page), India Today, Quartz India, Deccan Herald, and Livemint.
Saravana received his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University in 2019 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles from 2019 - 2020. He also holds an M.Phil. in Economics from New York University and M.Sc. Economics and B.Sc. Econometrics and Mathematical Economics degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Please click here to read more about his research: www.
Posts by Saravana Ravindran
महिलाओं के खिलाफ हिंसा दुनिया भर में एक समस्या है जिसकी आर्थिक लागतें वैश्विक जीडीपी में 1% से 4% तक आती हैं। यह लेख इस बात की जांच करता है कि भारत में कोविड-19 लॉकडाउन के दौरान महिलाओं के खिलाफ हिंसा...
Violence against women is a problem worldwide, with economic costs ranging from 1% to 4% of global GDP. This article investigates if the magnitudes and types of violence against women have changed dur...
Early childhood development programmes have become increasingly common in developing countries. This article analyses historical administrative data from the roll-out of India’s Integrated Child Dev...
- Saravana Ravindran
- 11 March, 2019