About

ArthiI am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Essex.
In August 2018, I will be joining the Department of Economics at the University of California, Irvine as an Assistant Professor.
I am an applied microeconomist working at the intersection of economic history, development, labor, and health. My work falls into two main threads: one looking at early-life health and human capital formation, public health, and migration, largely using historical natural experiments; and the other focused on labor measurement, intra-household allocation, and structural transformation in modern developing countries. For further details, please see the Research page.
Research Interests
  • Human capital formation and early-life development
  • Public health, labor, and migration
  • Health and the environment
  • Economic demography
  • Gender and intra-household allocation

 

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