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Anusha Nath

Anusha Nath Research Economist

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Research interests

development economics, labor market dynamics, education and human capital development

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Anusha Nath joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as an economist in 2016. She has taught at Boston University, Delhi University, and the University of Minnesota, where she is currently an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Economics. Anusha’s current research focuses on applied microeconomics, development economics, and political economy. Her work has been featured in the The Economist, Economic and Political Weekly, and Brookings India Policy Forum.

Anusha holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Delhi University and a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University.


Education Clauses in the State Constitutions Across the United States
2020 | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Policy Brief | With Scott Dallman

Bureaucrats and Politicians: How Does Electoral Competition Affect Bureaucratic Performance?
2015 | IED Working Paper 269, Boston University

Changing Voting Patterns in Rural West Bengal: Role of Clientelism and Local Public Goods
2014 | Economic and Political Weekly, 49(11) | With Pranab Bardhan, Sandip Mitra and Dilip Mookherjee

Land Acquisition and Compensation: What Really Happened in Singur?
2013 | Economic and Political Weekly, 48(21) | With Maitreesh Ghatak, Sandip Mitra and Dilip Mookherjee

Sources of Corporate Profits in India - Business Dynamism or Advantages of Entrenchment?
2011 | Brookings India Policy Forum, Vol. 7: 43-84 | With Ashoka Mody and Michael Walton

Indian Growth: Pro-business or Pro-market?
2011 | VoxEU | With Ashoka Mody and Michael Walton