Subha Mani

Associate Professor of Economics
Email: smani@fordham.edu
Website

Rose Hill, Dealy E-520
Phone: 718-817-3636

Education

PhD, University of Southern California

Specialization

  • Development Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics

Biography

Subha Mani is an Assistant Professor of economics and a Research Associate at the Center for International Policy Studies at Fordham University. Subha also holds a Research Affiliate position at the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She has her BA (honors) degree in economics from Delhi University, a Masters degree in economics from Mumbai University and a PhD degree in economics from the University of Southern California. Her areas of specialization are development economics, applied econometrics and applied microeconomics. Subha's main area of interest is in understanding the causes and pathways through which human capital can be accumulated for both young children and adults in developing countries. Subha has undertaken primary data collection, fieldwork and management in India. Her scholarly work as been published at the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of African Economies, Economic and Political Weekly. Her research has received funding from the International Growth Center - India, 3ie Impact Evaluation, and Grand Challenges Canada.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles
Is there Complete, Partial, or No Recovery from Childhood Malnutrition? – Empirical Evidence from Indonesia. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol 74: 691-715, 2012.

Long-term Impact of Investments in Early Schooling — Empirical Evidence from Rural Ethiopia, with J. Hoddinott and J. Strauss. Journal of Development Economics, vol 99 (2): 292-299, 2012.

Determinants of Schooling Outcomes – Empirical Evidence from Rural Ethiopia, with J. Hoddinott and J. Strauss. Journal of African Economies, forthcoming.

Altruism in the Household: A pilot study, with U. Dasgupta. Economic and Political Weekly, forthcoming.

Role of the Household and the Community in determining Child Health, WIDER Research paper No. 2007/78, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER (online research paper), 2007.