Dr. Sharmistha Self; Associate Professor; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Research Interests: Development Economics with focus on Asia, Gender, Health Economics, Education Economics, and Labor Economics
"Gender Differences in Healthcare Provisions for Children: Evidence from two Hindi Speaking States in India" (with Sajal Lahiri) Indian Journal of Social Development, forthcoming.
"Son Preference, Female Autonomy, and Maternal Health in Rural India" (with Richard Grabowski), Oxford Development Studies, forthcoming.
"Studying Absenteeism in Principles of Macroeconomics: Do Attendance Policies Make a Difference?", The Journal of Economic Education, forthcoming.
"Mother's Autonomy: Impact on the Quality of Children's Healthcare in Rural India" (with Richard Grabowski), Applied Economics, 2013, 45(14), pp. 1903-1913.
"Female Autonomy and Health Care in Developing Countries" (with Richard Grabowski), Review of Development Economics, 2012, 16(1): 185-198.
"Opportunities for Women and Islam: Variation upon Variation", (with Richard Grabowski), Applied Economics, 2012, 44(1), pp.65-79.
"Role of the Information Age in Making Voices heard in MENA countries: A Note", Empirical Economics Letters, 2011, 10(8), pp. 801-808.
"Market and Non-Market Child Labor in Rural India: Role of Mother's Labor Force Participation", Oxford Development Studies, 2011, 39(3), pp. 315-338.
"Is there Gender Bias in Participation in Early Childhood Education Programs in Developing Countries? Role of Mother's Education", (with Richard Grabowski), Journal of International Development, 2011, 23(7), pp. 909-925.
Economic Development: A Regional, Institutional, and Historical Approach (with Mike Shields and Richard Grabowski). 2nd Edition, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, New York. Forthcoming.
ECO 155: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 590: Senior Research Seminar
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