Niharika Singh

Niharika Singh is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University and finished her PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University in July 2020. Niharika Singh research fields of interest are development and labor economics and her current projects focus on understanding the role of labor market frictions and government policies in shaping economic outcomes for employers and workers.

Content by Niharika Singh
  • Project

    Hiring frictions and growth among small firms in India

    This project asks whether frictions in the labour recruitment process constrain the growth of small, urban firms in India. In partnership with QuikrJobs, a leading online job portal for entry-level skilled and semi-skilled recruitment in India, we conduct an experiment cross-randomizing access to two interventions for small firms in Bangalore, India, looking to hire on the...

    1 Mar 2020 | A Nilesh Fernando, Niharika Singh, Gabriel Tourek