Dr. Sowmya Dhanaraj

Dr. Sowmya Dhanaraj

Assistant Professor

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Ph.D. in Development Studies, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. 2017

M.S. (by Research) in Financial Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras. 2011

B.E. (Hons.) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) – Pilani, Goa Campus, 2008.

Research Interests :

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics.

Dhanaraj. S., Mahambare, V., Munjal, P. 2017. “From Income to Household Welfare: what refrigerator ownership in India tells us”, Journal of Quantitative Economics, doi:10.1007/s40953-017-0084-5.

Dhanaraj, S., Gopalaswamy, A. K., Suresh Babu, M. 2017. "Trade, Financial Flows and Stock Market Interdependence: Evidence from Asian Markets", Empirical Economic Review, 7(1).

Dhanaraj, S., 2016. Effects of parental health shocks on children’s schooling: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India, International Journal of Educational Development, 49: 115-125.

Dhanaraj, S., 2016. Economic vulnerability to health shocks and coping strategies: evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India, Health Policy and Planning, 31 (6): 749-758

Dhanaraj, S., and S. Gade. 2013. Universal PDS in Tamil Nadu: Efficiency and Equity Dimensions, Journal of Social and Economic Development, 15(2).

Dhanaraj, S., Gopalaswamy, A. K., Suresh Babu, M. 2013. Dynamic interdependence between US and Asian markets: An empirical Study. Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 5(2), 220-237.

Mathematical Statistics, Econometrics

Determinants of female labour force participation (with Vidya Mahambare and Isha Gupta)

Rajiv Arogyasri health insurance scheme and its impact on reducing catastrophic health expenditure (with Ayushi Jain)