Abhijeet Singh

Principal Investigator - India CRT
Abhijeet Singh

Abhijeet Singh is a an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. Prior to this post, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Department of Economics at University College London. Until January 2016, he was a Quantitative Research Officer with the Young Lives study based at the University of Oxford. His published research projects have focused on evaluating the causal effects of private schooling in India on student achievement and socio-emotional skills using value-added models; on the effects of the midday meals’ scheme on nutrition; on differences in student achievement in private and public sectors at the time of school entry; and on gender-based differences across a range of outcomes in multiple developing countries. In recent work he has focused on estimating system-level productivity of schooling across four developing countries, including India. He has extensive experience in fieldwork, survey design, and survey data analysis with a specific focus on measurement of education, nutrition, and child well-being.  His research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals in development economics, and has also been featured in print and online media outlets, such as the Guardian, the Economist, Ideas for India website and the World Bank Development Impact blog. He holds a D.Phil and an M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Delhi.

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