Fordham University

Researchers affiliated with Fordham University.


Subha Mani
smani@fordham.edu
Subha Mani is an Associate Professor of economics and a Research Associate at the Center for International Policy Studies at Fordham University. Subha also holds a Research Affiliate position at the Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany. She has her BA (honors) degree in economics from Delhi University, Masters degrees in economics from Mumbai University and University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Southern California. Her areas of specialization are development economics, program evaluation, field experiments, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics, health, and education. Subha’s main area of interest is in understanding the causes and pathways through which human capital can be accumulated for young children and has examined these issues specifically for children in Indonesia, India, Ethiopia, Peru, and Vietnam. Subha has additionally undertaken extensive primary data collection, fieldwork, and management in India. She has several papers using experimental and non-experimental evaluation techniques. Her scholarly work as been published in the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of African Economies, Economic Development and Cultural Change, World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic and Political Weekly, Asian Economic Journal, Perspectives in Economic Education Research. Her scholarly work has received funding from the International Growth Center – India Central, 3ie (International Initiatives for Impact Evaluation) and Grand Challenges Canada.