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Anjini Kochar

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Anjini Kochar

SCID India Program Director and Senior Research Scholar
Stanford Center for International Development (SCID)
PhD, Economics, University of Chicago
MA, International Relations, University of Chicago
(650) 723-2595


Anjini Kochar is Director of the India Program at the Stanford Center for International Development. Prior to joining SCID, Kochar was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the micro-economics of development, and specifically on issues related to education, health, credit, population, inequality and the effectiveness of government programs. Her research has been published in leading journals, including the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. Kochar received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. She also holds a Masters in International Relations from the University of Chicago.

Research Areas: 
Development Economics