Sisir Debnath

Sisir Debnath
Assistant Professor
Economics
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Contact Information

E-mail: sisirdebnath@iitd.ac.in
Office: +91-11-2654-8425
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, MS 607
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016
Delhi, India

Research Areas

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia, 2013
M.Phil., Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2006
M.A., Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2004

Employment History

Assistant Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2019 - current
Assistant Professor, Economics and Public Policy, Indian School of Business, 2013 - 2019

Publications

The Impact of Household Structure on Female Autonomy in Developing Countries, Journal of Development Studies, 51:5, 485-502, 2015

Intergenerational Consequences of Early Age Marriages on Human Capital, (with Sheetal Sekhri) Journal of Development Studies, 50:12, 1670-1686, 2014

Improving Maternal Health with Incentives to Mothers vs. Health Workers: Evidence from India. Eco-
nomic Development and Cultural Change,2018, https://doi.org/10.1086/703083

Social connections and tertiary health-care utilization, (with Tarun Jain), Health Economics, 29:4, 464-
474, 2020

Teaching Areas

Microeconomics, Econometrics, Probability and Statistics, Health Economics

Courses

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