Prabhat Barnwal

ssistant Professor
Department of Economics
Michigan State University

Ph.D. - Columbia University (2010-15)

Research Interests: Development Economics, Environmental & Energy Economics, Public Finance, Health Economics

Working Papers (submitted/ under review) 
(Revise and resubmit at American Economic Review)

The Green Revolution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from 600,000 Births (with Aaditya Dar, Jan von der Goltz, Ram Fishman, Gordon McCord and Nathan Mueller)

Selected Work in progress
Nudging Households towards Charitable Giving (with Nicholas Ryan)
(RCT implementation ongoing)

Firms under Dictatorship and Democracy: Evidence from Indonesia's Democratic Transition (with Ama Baafra Abeberese, Ritam Chaurey and Priya Mukherjee)

Journal of Development Economics (Forthcoming).  (with Jan von der Goltz)
Supporting online appendices are available here.

Demand for Environmental Quality Information and Household Response: Evidence from Well-water Arsenic Testing. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2017. (with Alexander van Geen, Jan von der Goltz, and Chander Kumar Singh)

Climatic Impacts across Agricultural Crop Yield Distributions: An Application of Quantile Regression on Rice Crops in Andhra Pradesh, India. Ecological Economics, 2013. 
(with Koji Kotani)

Media Mentions
Charting a course for the Indian economy, Ideas for India, 5 Aug, 2015.
Transforming the Fight against Poverty In India, New York Times, 27 July, 2015.

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