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Tanika is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. Formerly, she worked at DIW, Berlin, and at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, after completing her Ph.D. in economics from Washington University, St Louis. Tanika’s research interests span a wide range of issues in labour and development economics. She is a Fellow at Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn, CESifo Munich, and the Global Labor Organization. Her research has been featured in the Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, World Development, Economics of Education Review and Demography, among others. Tanika has undertaken research and consulting projects funded by ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research), IDRC (International Development Research Centre) Canada, DFID (Department for International Development), UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund), and various ministries of the Government of India.
Posts by Tanika Chakraborty
Effective contract enforcement is the key for the formation and expansion of business enterprises. But how does improvement in court performance matter differently to different caste groups? This arti...
In theory, debt waivers are expected to induce the optimal level of effort from the debtor for loan repayment. However, repeated waivers may distort household expectations about credit contract enfor...