Subha Mani

Subha Mani


Subha Mani is Associate Professor of Economics at Fordham University. She is also Research affiliate, PSC, University of Pennsylvania and Research Fellow, IZA. Subha Mani's research aims to contribute towards the understanding of programs and policies that improve long-run economic and social well being among children and adults in developing countries. She has conducted several studies on disability, including on Indonesia and Malawi.


Dasgupta, Utteeyo, Subha Mani, Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal. “Social Identity, Behavior, and Personality: Evidence from India”. The Journal of Development Studies, forthcoming. DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2022.2139607

Dasgupta, Utteeyo, Subha Mani, Smriti Sharma and Saurabh Singhal. (2022). “Effects of Peers and Rank on Cognition, Preferences and Personality”, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(3): 587-601.

Justine Hervé, Subha Mani, Jere R. Behrman, Arindam Nandi, Anjana Sankhil Lamkang, and Ramanan Laxminarayan. (2022). “Gender Gaps in Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills Among Adolescents in India”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 193: 66-97.

Georgiadis, A., Benny, L., Crookston, B.T.,  Duc L.T., Hermida, P., Mani, S., Woldehanna, T., Stein, A.D., and  Behrman, J.R.. 2016. “Growth Trajectories from Conception through Middle Childhood and Cognitive Achievement at Age 8 Years: Evidence from Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries”, SSM -Population Health, 2 (2016): 43-54. PDF

Mani, S., Mitra, S. and Sambamoorthi, U. (2018), Transitions in Health and Employment: New Evidence from Indonesia. World Development Vol 104, pp. 297-309 (earlier version is IZA working paper 10256.)

Editorial Appointments: 

2022-: Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

2022-: Associate Editor, Journal of Population Economics