Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Priya Mukherjee is an assistant professor at the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a development economist with research interests in political economy and human capital, and her projects are based in South and Southeast Asia. She received her PhD from Cornell University in 2015, an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a BA (Hons) in Mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi.
Recent work by Priya Mukherjee
Democratically elected leaders are less likely to impose socially inefficient regulations or engage in rent-seeking and, hence, enhance firm...
Allowing old-regime agents to remain in power during democratic transitions facilitates elite capture, which lowers public good provision