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Professor Sonia Bhalotra

Professor Sonia Bhalotra

Professor Sonia Bhalotra
BA(Delhi), DPhil(Oxon)

Research Fellow in Economics, Finance and Management

Office 0B7
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Research summary

Sonia is investigating institutional and behavioural constraints upon the creation of human capital. She has active research programmes on the long run benefits of childhood health interventions, educational reform, conflict, the political economy of public service delivery, intergenerational transmission of human capital and poverty, and the dynamics of mortality, fertility and sex selection. Her research is in collaboration with economists and some non-economists located in the US, Europe, India, Brazil, Chile and Mexico. She is currently analysing survey and census data from a number of developing countries, historical data from America, Norway, Denmark and Sweden and cross-country micro-macro data. Her ...

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Sonia is Professor in the Department of Economics and a member of the Senior Management Teams of the Centre for Market and Public Organisation and the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research in Bristol. Her current membership of scientific committees includes the Council of the European Society of Population Economics, the International Review Panel of the Danish Council for Independent Research, the Advisory Board of Academics Stand Against Poverty (Yale), the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Centre for Modern Indian Studies in Gottingen University, the British Academy Area Panel for South Asia, the Assessment Panel for the ESRC Future ...

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