Dilip Abreu

Dilip Abreu is a Professor of Finance and Economics at the Department of Economics, Princeton University. Prior to this, he has held positions at Yale University and Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the Econometrics Society and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Council Member of the Econometrics Society. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University, M.Phil. Economics/ Mathematical Economics from the University of Oxford, and M.A. Economics/ Econometrics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University.

Content by Dilip Abreu
  • Blog post

    (Mis)Leading attack on MNREGA

    Despite high profile calls for phasing out the India government’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), analysis by IGC economists suggests the argument is based on exaggerating the costs of the programme and down-playing the benefits. The case highlights the need for evidence based research to inform public policy

    17 Nov 2014 | Dilip Abreu, Pranab Bardhan, Maitreesh Ghatak, Ashok Kotwal, Dilip Mookherjee, Debraj Ray