Friday, October 9, 2015
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Harvard
Sandip Sukhtankar, Dartmouth College — How Does MNREGA Affect Rural Labor Markets and Incomes? Evidence From a Large-scale Experiment
Weatherhead Center, Harvard University
Room K354, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sandip Sukhtankar is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College. His research interests are development economics, political economy, and public economics, with a particular focus on corruption, governance, and the delivery of public benefits and services. He is an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and a contributor to Ideas for India.
The Brown-Harvard-MIT Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics approaches some of the big questions of politics, political economy and security, on which the South Asian region in general, and India in particular, offers engaging perspectives.