Sneha Lamba, PhDResearch Associate & Postdoctoral Fellow
Chair of Development Economics / CeMIS, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer
Sneha is an economist and a demographer. Her research lies in the fields and at the intersection of health, gender, and development in the global South, and in particular South Asia. She took her PhD in Health Economics from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, in 2023. For her dissertation, she carried out a time use survey in Bangladesh to study gender differences in time use among couples with young children and the effect of access to free daycare centers on these gender differences. Sneha’s research has appeared in the Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Human Resources, and Social Science and Medicine-Population Health. Prior to receiving her PhD, Sneha worked as a consultant in leading multilateral organizations such as the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank and in research positions in the development sector in organizations such International Centre for Research on Women, and Oxford Policy Management in New Delhi. She joined CeMIS at the University of Göttingen as a postdoctoral fellow in 2023 where she will focus on publishing her dissertation research and expanding her research.
For more information, please visit her personal website.
Journal Articles :
- Sneha Lamba, Carrie Wolfson, Carolina Cardona, Y. Natalia Alfonso, Alison Gemmill, Beth Resnick, Jonathon P. Leider, J. Mac McCullough, and David Bishai. 2022. Past Local Government Health Spending Was Not Correlated with COVID-19 Control in US Counties. SSM - Population Health 17:101027.
- David M. Bishai, Beth Resnick, Sneha Lamba, Carolina Cardona, Jonathon P. Leider, J. Mac McCullough, and Alison Gemmill. 2022. Being Accountable for Capability—Getting Public Health Reform Right This Time. American Journal of Public Health e1–5.
- Arnab Acharya, Carrie Wolfson, Sasmira Matta, Carolina Cardona, Sneha Lamba, and David Bishai. 2021. The Role of Public Health Expenditures in COVID-19 Control: Evidence from Local Governments in England. SSM - Population Health 15:100861.
- Dean Spears and Sneha Lamba. 2016. Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Sanitation on Childhood Cognitive Skills. Journal of Human Resources 51(2).
- Sneha Lamba and Dean Spears. 2013. Caste, ‘Cleanliness’ and Cash: Effects of Caste-Based Political Reservations in Rajasthan on a Sanitation Prize. The Journal of Development Studies 49(11):1592–1606.