Assistant Professor of Economics, College of William and Mary
Priya Mukherjee is a development economist, and is currently an assistant professor of economics at the College of William and Mary. Her interests lie in education and governance, and she utilizes both field experiments and non-experimental methods in her work. Her current projects are based in India and Indonesia, and include studies on the role of democratization and decentralization on economic governance, the electoral effects of fiscal transfers, and on understanding education markets and improving state capacity in India.
She received her PhD in Economics from Cornell University in 2015.
Recent work by Priya Mukherjee
Allowing old-regime agents to remain in power during democratic transitions facilitates elite capture, which lowers public good provision