Professor, Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute
Farzana Afridi is a Professor in the Economics and Planning Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi), Lead Academic of the International Growth Center's (IGC) India program and Research Fellow at the IZA (Bonn). Her research interests lie at the intersection of development and labor economics. She is currently engaged in projects that analyse the constraints women face in engaging in remunerative economic activities, the impact of technological change on home and market production, and the role of communities in improving governance. Afridi holds a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).
Recent work by Farzana Afridi
Providing information about both the health hazards of cooking with solid fuel and subsidy benefits led to behavioural changes and increased LPG usage
An experiment in garment factories suggests that stronger social connections among co-workers can enhance coordination when incentives are group-based