Posts tagged as: Rice Institute

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    Nazar Khalid

    Nazar is a PhD student in Demography and Population Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MA and MPhil in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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    Sangita Vyas

    Sangita is broadly interested in the politics and economics of inequality and making services work in India. She grew up in Dallas, Texas, and received a BS from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, Sangita spent several years working in New York in economic consulting but soon became discontent and moved to India where she oversaw a randomized evaluation of a...

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    Nikhil Srivastav

    Nikhil is a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Mass Communication. He joined r.i.c.e. in 2013, and is helping r.i.c.e in learning the behavior and thoughts of village people on sanitation. Prior to joining r.i.c.e. Nikhil worked with several other organizations and Institutions such as J-PAL South Asia, CMF, Digital Green, Columbia University, Heilbrunn...

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    Payal Hathi

    Payal is Managing Director at RICE. She is interested in health, gender, state effectiveness, and service delivery in India. Most recently, she worked with the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program, managing research initiatives in South Asia. Payal started her career in India overseeing several randomized evaluations of rural health programs with the Jameel Poverty...

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    Dean Spears

    Dean Spears is a PhD candidate in economics at Princeton University. His research mainly focuses on children’s health in developing countries, with a recent focus on sanitation in India, but Dean has also done research on decision making by and about poor people. Along with two other graduate students, Dean started Rice, a research non-profit that studies ways to improve...