Farzana Afridi
Research Fellow

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Afridi Farzana Afridi is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi. Her main area of research is in development and labor economics. Her current research interests include female labour force participation, the design of public programmes in developing countries and the effects of social identities on labour productivity. She received her Ph.D. in economics in 2006 from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2012.
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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
10856  Farzana Afridi
Governance and Public Service Delivery in India
(published as: International Growth Centre Synthesis Paper)
10396  Farzana Afridi
Amrita Dhillon
Eilon Solan
Exposing Corruption: Can Electoral Competition Discipline Politicians?
9924  Farzana Afridi
Bidisha Barooah
Rohini Somanathan
The Mixture as Before? Student Responses to the Changing Content of School Meals in India
9722  Farzana Afridi
Taryn Dinkelman
Kanika Mahajan
Why Are Fewer Married Women Joining the Work Force in India? A Decomposition Analysis over Two Decades
8095  Farzana Afridi
Vegard Iversen
Social Audits and MGNREGA Delivery: Lessons from Andhra Pradesh
(published in: India Policy Forum, 2013-14, 10, 297-331)
7212  Farzana Afridi
Vegard Iversen
M.R. Sharan
Women Political Leaders, Corruption and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Program in India
(forthcoming in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2017)
6593  Farzana Afridi
Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
Soham Sahoo
Female Labour Force Participation and Child Education in India: The Effect of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2016, April, 5:7)
6417  Farzana Afridi
Sherry Xin Li
Yufei Ren
Social Identity and Inequality: The Impact of China's Hukou System
(published in Journal of Public Economics,Vol. 123, March 2015: 17-29)