Rohini Somanathan

University of Delhi - Department of Economics

Delhi-110007

India

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Public Action for Public Goods

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public goods, collective action

Public Action for Public Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w12911
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public Action for Public Goods

CEPR Discussion Paper No.DP6154
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Collective action, public goods

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State and District Boundary Changes in India: 1961-2001

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Hemanshu Kumar and Rohini Somanathan
Ashoka University - Department of Economics and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Hunger and Performance in the Classroom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12627
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Sep 2019
Farzana Afridi, Bidisha Barooah and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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school meals, malnourishment, performance, classroom, maze puzzles, India

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Mapping Indian Districts Across Census Years, 1971-2001

Centre for Development Economics Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Hemanshu Kumar and Rohini Somanathan
Ashoka University - Department of Economics and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Meritocracy in the Face of Group Inequality

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Rajiv Sethi and Rohini Somanathan
Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Is Skill-Biased Technological Change Here Yet? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing in the 1990

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3761
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Eli Berman, Rohini Somanathan and Hong Tan
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Delhi - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Technological Change; Human Capital: Skills - Economywide Country Studies: Asia - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development; Trade and Labor Market Interactions

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A Behaviour-Based Approach to the Estimation of Poverty in India

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4122
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Ingvild Almås, Anders Kjelsrud and Rohini Somanathan
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Oslo and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public Goods Access and Juvenile Sex Ratios in Rural India: Evidence from the 1991 and 2001 Village Census Data

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 167
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 May 2010
Anil B. Deolalikar, Rana Hasan and Rohini Somanathan
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Economics, Asian Development Bank and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Improving Learning Outcomes Through Information Provision: Evidence from Indian Villages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10971
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Farzana Afridi, Bidisha Barooah and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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report cards, test scores, school choice, India

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The Mixture as Before? Student Responses to the Changing Content of School Meals in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9924
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Farzana Afridi, Bidisha Barooah and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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school meals, school participation, program design

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Towards Global Pandemic Resilience

COVID-19 Rapid Response Impact Initiative. White Paper 11 Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (2020)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics, Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research India, Harvard University, Columbia University - Barnard College, Georgia State University, University of Delhi - Department of Economics and Universidad de Los Andes
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COVID-19, Pandemic

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Lifting the Veil: The Face of TFP in an Indian Rail Mill

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3515
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2011
Sanghamitra Das, Kala Krishna, Sergey Lychagin and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics, Central European University (CEU) and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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total factor productivity (TFP), plant level data, competitiveness and trade

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Back on the Rails: Competition and Productivity in State-Owned Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w15976
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
Sanghamitra Das, Kala Krishna, Sergey Lychagin and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics, Central European University (CEU) and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Repayment Incentives and the Distribution of Gains from Group Lending

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8197
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Jean-Marie Baland, Rohini Somanathan and Zaki Wahhaj
Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP), University of Delhi - Department of Economics and University of Kent - Department of Economics
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group lending, joint-liability, microcredit, repayment incentives, social sanctions.

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Aid and Agency in Africa: Explaining Food Disbursements Across Ethiopian Households, 1994-2004

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8861
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Nzinga H. Broussard, Stefan Dercon and Rohini Somanathan
delete, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Africa, food aid, political economy

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Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Microfinance in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10944
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Jean-Marie Baland, Rohini Somanathan and Lore Vandewalle
Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP), University of Delhi - Department of Economics and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics
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india, microfinance, selective attrition, Self-Help Groups

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Designing Effective Transfers: Lessons from India's School Meal Program

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 45-61, 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Farzana Afridi, Bidisha Barooah and Rohini Somanathan
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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attendance, program design, school meals

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A Behavior‐Based Approach to the Estimation of Poverty in India

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 121, Issue 1, pp. 182-224, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Ingvild Almås, Anders Kjelsrud and Rohini Somanathan
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Oslo and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Cost of living, Engel curves, measurement

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Inequality and Segregation

Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Rajiv Sethi and Rohini Somanathan
Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics and University of Delhi - Department of Economics

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