Nishith Prakash, Ph.D. (Economics)
Born and raised in Bihar, India, he earned
B.A. (honors) in economics from Shivaji
College, an M.A. in economics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University (India), and
a Ph.D. in economics from University of Houston, TX and was a
post-doctoral research associate at Cornell University, NY from July 2010 till December 2011. He is a Research Fellow at Centre for Research and
Analysis of Migration (CReAM), The Institute
for the Study of Labor (IZA), and Member of
Immigration and Development (INSIDE-SPAIN). He is also serving in the Editorial Board of the journal Economies.
Prof. Prakash’s primary research interests include development, education, labor, public policy, and health economics.