Professor of Public Policy, UCLA
Manisha Shah received her B.A. in economics and development studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995, an M.Sc. in development studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1997, and her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006. Currently, she is Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Public Policy at UCLA. Her research focuses primarily on development economics and health economics.
Recent work by Manisha Shah
Lessons on gender parity and staying healthy reduced intimate partner violence and led goal-minded girls to choose age-appropriate and ‘better’ boys
A programme promoting latrine construction in East Java with no financial assistance has limited impact on the health of children in poorer households
A better understanding of ‘price effects’ is needed to improve targeting and reduce trade-offs to education