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Sisir Debnath is Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the ISB. He received his Ph D, from the University of Virginia in USA. His primary research interests are in the areas of Development Economics and Empirical Microeconomics. His paper The Impact of Household Structure on Female Autonomy in Developing Countries has been accepted to be published in Journal of Development Studies. His other paper Intergenerational Consequences of Early Age Marriages of Human Capital has already appeared in Journal of Development Studies. The Professor regularly makes presentations on Developmental Economics related topics at academic conferences in India as well abroad. He is recipient of many prestigious grants.
Posts by Sisir Debnath
A year ago, as part of the Union Budget 2018-19 speech, the government announced a new National Health Protection Scheme called Ayushman Bharat. In a panel discussion held at Patna, Bihar in December ...
- Sisir Debnath Tarun Jain Sanjay Kumar Chandrakant Lahariya Anup Malani D. Narayana Kiran Raj Pandey
- 01 February, 2019
The burden of non-communicable diseases, requiring costly hospital-based treatment, is increasing in India, and only 15% of the population has health insurance coverage. The Modi government recently i...
In an attempt to curb electoral malpractices, Electronic Voting Machines were introduced on a national scale by the Election Commission of India in the 1990s. Using data from state assembly elections ...
- Sisir Debnath
- 19 May, 2016
Cash transfers to the poor, conditional on use of particular public services, are a popular tool to increase healthcare utilisation. This column evaluates the impact of one such scheme – Janani Sura...
- Sisir Debnath
- 21 March, 2016