Rohini Somanathan

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Somanathan Rohini Somanathan's interests lie at the intersection of Development Economics, Public Economics and Political Economy. A major strand in her research explores mechanisms through which public institutions and community behavior influence patterns of mobility and group inequality. This includes work on the politics of caste identities in India and racial segregation in the United States. Current projects include research on rural credit markets and microfinance institutions, wage and productivity effects of economic liberalization in India and on distribution and environmental change.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2011.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10971  Farzana Afridi
Bidisha Barooah
Rohini Somanathan
Improving Learning Outcomes through Information Provision: Evidence from Indian Villages
9924  Farzana Afridi
Bidisha Barooah
Rohini Somanathan
The Mixture as Before? Student Responses to the Changing Content of School Meals in India