Priya Mukherjee

Priya Mukherjee has completed her PhD at Cornell University in the Department of Economics and is now an assistant professor of economics at the College of William and Mary in Virginia.


Content by Priya Mukherjee
  • Blog post

    How COVID-19 affected women and children: Evidence from Bangladesh

    The COVID-19 pandemic swept through the world, disrupting people and economies. Bangladesh was especially susceptible to the negative economic impacts of the pandemic because of its strong ties to the global economy. These negative demand shocks persisted throughout and after the pandemic. To explore the effects of the pandemic on women and children in vulnerable...

    11 Jul 2022 | Emily Beam, Sohini Chaparala, Priya Mukherjee

  • Publication - Project Report

    Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable households in Bangladesh

    In order to understand the real-time impact of the pandemic on vulnerable households across Bangladesh, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), in partnership with the Underprivileged Children’s Education Programme (UCEP), conducted a two rounds of surveys with parents across Bangladesh in July and December 2020. These are parents who had intended to enrol their children in...

    16 Apr 2021 | Emily Beam, Sohini Chaparala, Priya Mukherjee

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Inputs, monitoring, and crowd-out in India’s school-based health interventions

    16 Aug 2017 | James Berry, Saurabh Mehta, Priya Mukherjee, Gauri Kartini Shastry

  • Project

    Elucidating avenues for corruption: Micronutrient fortification strategies in India’s midday meals programme

    Nutrient deficiencies are widespread among children in India. The government has sought to tackle this by delivering nutrition through meals and supplements at school. We evaluated the impact on child health of distributing a micronutrient mix to be added to school meals, an iron supplementation programme implemented by school officials, and additional monitoring of...

    10 Dec 2014 | Gauri Kartini Shastry , James Berry, Priya Mukherjee, Saurabh Mehta

  • Project

    Social Identity and Aspirations

    This study will explore whether, and to what extent one’s social identity can affect one’s aspirations (as captured by a subject’s short and long term goals), and beliefs about future outcomes. While there is a paucity of theory and evidence that addresses this in Economics, psychologist have hypothesized that priming social identity can lead to individuals aspiring...

    4 Sep 2014 | Priya Mukherjee

  • Project

    Pricing of Private Education Services in Urban India: Demand, Use and Impact

    There is a large market for education services for children in the developing world, with many of these services provided by private education service providers. These services often take the form of private tutoring, serving to complement the public system, or low-cost private schools, intended to supplant the public system entirely. In spite of the dramatic increase in...

    4 Sep 2014 | James Berry, Priya Mukherjee