Nitish Prakash

  • Assistant Professor of Economics
  • University of Connecticut



Nistish Prakash is an assistant professor of economics on a joint position with the Department of Economics and the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Born and raised in Bihar, India, he earned BA (honors) in economics from Shivaji College, an M.A. in economics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University (India), and a PhD in economics from University of Houston, TX.

His primary research interests include development, education, labor, public policy, and health economics.