Farzana Afridi is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi. Her main area of research is in development and labor economics. Her current research interests include female labour force participation, the design of public programmes in developing countries and the effects of social identities on labour productivity. She received her Ph.D. in economics in 2006 from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2012.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10856
published as: International Growth Centre Synthesis Paper, 2017
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9722
Farzana Afridi, Taryn Dinkelman, Kanika Mahajan
published in Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 31(3), 783-818
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8095
published in: India Policy Forum, 2013-14, 10, 297-331
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7212
published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2017, 66(1): 1-30
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6593
a significantly revised version published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2016, April, 5:7 titled "Female Labour Force Participation and Child Education in India: Evidence from the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme"
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6417
published in Journal of Public Economics,Vol. 123, March 2015: 17-29