Dr Amrit Amirapu
Lecturer in Economics
School of Economics, Kennedy Building, Room 208
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Amrit Amirapu is a Lecturer in Economics. He joined the University of Kent in October of 2015 after receiving his PhD in Economics from Boston University. He also has a BA from Amherst College, where he studied Physics and Political Philosophy, and an MA from Columbia University in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences.
Amrit's main fields of research are Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics. His personal website can be found at: https://sites.google.com/site/amritamirapu/back to top
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Amrit's primary research fields are Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics. His research interests include understanding and estimating the effects of formal institutions and government policies on firms and households in developing countries, as well as understanding the interactions between formal and informal institutions in developing countries.
- Labor Regulations and the Cost of Corruption: Evidence from the Indian Firm Size Distribution (with Michael Gechter), IED Working Paper 266, Accepted at The Review of Economics and Statistics. Non-technical summary: VoxDev
- Justice Delayed is Growth Denied: The Effect of Slow Courts on Relationship-Specific Industries in India, University of Kent School of Economics Discussion Paper 17/06, R & R at Economic Development and Cultural Change. Non-technical summary: Ideas for India
- Marriage, Work and Migration: The Role of Infrastructure Development and Gender Norms(with Niaz Asadullah and Zaki Wahhaj), University of Kent School of Economics Discussion Paper 18/10
- Manufacturing or Services? An Indian Illustration of a Development Dilemma (with Arvind Subramanian), CGD Working Paper 409