Assistant Professor
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr Rashmi Barua is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). Prior to that she has taught at the School of Economics, Singapore Management University. Her past research primarily focused on the economics of education and labor markets including early childhood education, high school graduation rates and women’s labor supply. More recently she has worked on international migration and the economics of crime. Most of her research has been a mix of methodological contributions, including randomized evaluations, and empirical applications that are guided by sound economic theory. A native of India, she received a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University in 2008.