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Sumit is an Assistant Professor of economics at the Institute for Financial Management and Research, Sri City. His research focus is on examining how geography and state capacity affect the relationship between social divisions and economic development. He is also interested in the issue of structural transformation in India.
Posts by Sumit Mishra
Research has shown that regions with higher caste diversity have lower share of villages with essential public goods. This article challenges this finding and shows that empirical models estimated at ...
B.R. Ambedkar had exhorted lower-caste people to move towards cities to defy localism and benefit from the virtues of cosmopolitanism that urbanisation might provide. Using 2011 enumeration block-leve...