Chair of Development Economics

Dr. Soham Sahoo
Post-doctoral Researcher


Research Interests:
Development Economics, Labour Economics, Political Economy

Journal Articles:

  • Intra-Household Gender Disparity in School Choice: Evidence from Private Schooling in India, Journal of Development Studies (2016)

  • Does Access to Secondary Education Affect Primary Schooling? Evidence from India, with Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, Economics of Education Review (2016)

  • Female Labour Force Participation and Child Education in India: Evidence from the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, with Farzana Afridi and Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, IZA Journal of Labor and Development (2016)

  • Working Papers:

  • Are Educated Leaders Good for Education? Evidence from India, with Rahul Lahoti, SSRN Working Paper (2016)

  • Employment Transitions of Women in India: A Panel Analysis, with Sudipa Sarkar and Stephan Klasen, IZA Discussion Paper No. 11086 (2017)

  • Household Expenditure on Higher Education in India: What do we know & What do recent data have to say?, with S. Chandrasekhar and P. Geetha Rani, IGIDR Working Paper WP-2016-030 (2016)

  • Seasonal Migration and Feminization of Farm Management: Evidence from India, with S. Chandrasekhar and Hema Swaminathan, Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 229 (2017)

  • Nature and Extent of Participation in Agriculture and Short Term Migration in Rural India, with S. Chandrasekhar (2017)

  • Crop Choice Patterns and Dynamics in Indian Agriculture, with S. Chandrasekhar and Vijay Laxmi Pandey (2017)

  • Teaching:

  • Lecture: "Economics of Education", M.A. level, Winter Semesters 2016-17 and 2017-18, University of Goettingen

  • Seminar: "Political Economy: Leaders' Identity and Development", M.A. level, Summer Semester 2017, University of Goettingen

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