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Prashant Bharadwaj

Prashant Bharadwaj is an associate professor of economics at the University of California San Diego. He received his PhD from Yale University and is affiliated with the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development at Duke University, the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the Center for Effective Global Action at the University of California Berkeley. His research interests are in development and labor economics, focusing on the interactions between early childhood health, gender, and education.
  • Fertility and labor markets
  • Health impacts of air pollution

BharadwajPrashant, and Jennifer Burney. 2018. "Cognition Impact of Sand and Dust Storms Highlights Future Research Needs? Comment." Lancet Planetary Health 2 (5): e196–e197.

BharadwajPrashant, Juan Eberhard, and Christopher Neilson. 2017. "Health at Birth, Parental Investments, and Academic Outcomes." Journal of Labor Economics 36 (2): 349–94.

Bharadwaj, Prashant, Matthew Gibson, Joshua Graff Zivin, and Christopher Neilson. 2017. "Gray Matters: Fetal Pollution Exposure and Human Capital Formation." Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. April.

BharadwajPrashant, Mallesh Pai, and Agne Suziedelyte. 2017. "Mental Health Stigma." Economics Letters 159:57–60.

BharadwajPrashantPetter Lundborgand Dan-Olof Rooth. 2017. "Birth Weight in the Long Run." Journal of Human Resources  0715-7235R. Published ahead of print January 5. doi: 10.3368/jhr.53.1.0715-7235R.

BharadwajPrashant, Giacomo De Giorgi, David Hansen and Christopher Neilson. 2016. "The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Chile." Economic Development and Cultural Change 65 (1): 141–66.

BharadwajPrashant, Joshua Graff Zivin, Jamie Mullins, and Matthew Neidell. 2016. "Early Life Exposure to the Great Smog of 1952 and the Development of Asthma." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 194, No. 12, Dec. 15. 

McDougal, L., S. Krumholz, N. Bhan, Prashant Bharadwaj, and A. Raj. 2018. "Releasing the Tide: How Has a Shock to the Acceptability of Gender-Based Sexual Violence Affected Rape Reporting to Police in India?" Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260518811421.