Postdoctoral scholar, Department of Economics, University of California San Diego
Manaswini is a Postdoctoral scholar at the Department of Economics, University of California San Diego. Her research interests span the broad areas of development economics and economic growth. She studies the judiciary examining how frontline judicial capacity affects local firms and markets. She also works on collective action and coordination in natural and agricultural resource management. Before joining UCSD, Manaswini graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2020 with a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Recent work by Manaswini Rao
Incentivising production quality in cooperative agriculture: Evidence from Indian dairy cooperatives
Group incentives can lead agricultural cooperative managers to improve production quality, but increasing transparency around incentives can backfire