Saurabh Singhal

Research Fellow

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    Research Interests

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Development Economics
    • Experimental Economics


    PhD Economics, University of Southern California, 2013
    MA Economics, University of Southern California, 2010
    MA Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, 2006
    BA Economics, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, 2004

    Biographical Statement

    Saurabh Singhal is an applied economist at UNU WIDER. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Southern California. His research interests include the political economy of development, applied econometrics and experimental economics with a particular emphasis on civil conflicts.

  • Technical Papers, Policy Briefs, etc

    • Tiered Housing Allocation with Pre-announced Rankings: An Experimental Analysis (with J.D. Car- rillo), CEPR D.P. 8255
    • Naxalite Insurgency and the Economic Benefits of a Unique Robust Security Response (with R. Ni- lakantan), HiCN Working Paper 127
    • Peace Dividend: Evidence from post-insurgency Punjab

    Other Publications (Conference Proceedings, etc)

    • 2013: ASREC Annual Conference (Washington DC); Joint Workshop of SIPRI, TAMNEAC & HiCN on the Economic Analysis of Conflict (New Delhi)
    • 2012: 8th HiCN Workshop (Aix-en-Provence); North American Meeting of the Economic Science As- sociation (Tucson); ISNIE Conference (Los Angeles); Western Economic Association Conference (San Francisco)
    • 2011: PacDev (Berkeley); Midwest Economic Development Conference (Madison); Western Economic Association Conference (San Diego); Economic Science Association International Conference (Chicago)
    • 2010: Western Economic Association Conference (Portland)