Nishith Prakash, Ph.D. (Economics)

Nishith Prakash will be joining as an assistant professor of economics on a joint position with the Department of Economics and the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut, Storrs in January 2012.

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. He is currently a post-doctoral research associate at Cornell University, NY. 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 Insights on Immigration and Development (INSIDE-SPAIN).

Prof. Prakash’s primary research interests include development, education, labor, public policy, and health economics.  

Contact Information at Cornell:
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

346 Warren Hall, Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-7801 USA

Tel:  1-607-254-6445

Fax: 1-607-255-9984

Department Homepage: http://www.aem.cornell.edu/

Contact Information at University of Connecticut:

Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Economics and Human Rights Institute
341 Mansfield Road, Unit 1063
Monteith Room No. 340

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-1063 USA
Tel: 1-860-486-8958
Fax: 1-860-486-4463
Email: nishith.prakash@uconn.edu
Web: https://sites.google.com/site/nprakash279/


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