Subha Mani is an Associate Professor of economics at Fordham University. Subha is also a Research Associate at the Center for International Policy Studies at Fordham University. She also holds a Research Affiliate position at the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She has her BA (honors) degree in economics from Delhi University, a Masters degree in economics from Mumbai University, and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Southern California. Her areas of specialization are development economics, applied econometrics and applied microeconomics. Subha’s main area of interest is in understanding the causes and pathways through which human capital can be accumulated for both young children and adults in developing countries. Subha has undertaken primary data collection, fieldwork and management in India. Her scholarly work as been published at the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of African Economies, Economic and Political Weekly, Asian Economic Journal, Perspectives in Economic Education Research. Her research has been funded by the International Growth Center – India Central, 3ie-impact evaluation and Grand Challenges Canada.

She joined the IZA network as a Research Fellow in August 2014.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11101
Neha Agarwal, Hans-Peter Kohler, Subha Mani
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10627
published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2019, 70, 1-11
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9765
published as 'Internal and external validity: Comparing two simple risk elicitation tasks' in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2019, 81, 39 - 46
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8581
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 110, 145-159.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8579
Published under different title, "Searching for Preference Stability in a State Dependent World”, in Journal of Economic Psychology, 2017, 62: 17- 32.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8552
Published in: Labour Economics (Special Issue on Field Experiments in Labor Economics and Social Policies), 2017, 45: 116-130.