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Subha Mani is an Assistant Professor of economics and a Research Associate at the Center for International Policy Studies at Fordham University. Subha also holds a Research Affiliate position at the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She has her B.A. (honors) degree in economics from Delhi University, a Masters degree in economics from Mumbai University and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Southern California. Her areas of specialisation are development economics, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics and field experiments. Subha’s main area of interest is human capital accumulation. Her work investigates issues including - causes of chronic malnourishment, potential for catch-up in health and education, policies that foster catching up, and the interrelationship between early life nutrition and interventions on later life outcomes. Her work also quantifies the economic and social returns from participating in vocational education programmes in developing countries. Subha has conducted fieldwork in India. Her scholarly work has been published in the Journal of Development Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of African Economies and Economic and Political Weekly. Her research has received funding from Fordham University, Monash University, Indian School of Business, International Growth Center – India, 3ie Impact Evaluation, and Grand Challenges Canada. http://faculty.fordham.edu/smani/smani/Welcome.html
Posts by Subha Mani
College is an important milestone in life that is believed to develop several aspects of an individual's human capital, broadly defined to include both cognitive and socio-emotional traits. Consequen...
In this article, Subha Mani, Professor of Economics at Fordham University, summarises evidence that shows that MNREGA has mostly positively impacted the lives of women and children in India.
- Subha Mani
- 15 March, 2016
Social science literature shows that women promote household welfare more than men. This column examines if consumption choices of husbands and wives change, depending on whether they have to work to...
Widespread unemployment has prompted policymakers to consider introduction of various training programmes that can help workers accumulate additional skills to obtain new jobs and/ or retain current ...
Youth underemployment, especially among less educated populations perpetuates poverty. Despite the importance of youth unemployment, there is little knowledge on how to create smooth school-to-work t...
This project estimates the short-and-medium-run effects of participating in a subsidised vocational training programme aimed at improving labour market outcomes of women residing in low-income househo...
- IGC Research on India