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As of December 19th, 2016 Sanchari Roy is no longer a current member of the department

Dr Sanchari Roy


Research Interests

Development Economics, Applied Econometrics



Culture Clash or Culture Club: National Identity in Britain (with Alan Manning), Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 542, pp. F72-F100, February 2010

Press mention: The Economist (Aug 2, 2007)

Land Reform and Agricultural Productivity in India: A Review of the Evidence (with Maitreesh Ghatak), Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 23(2): 2007


Implementing Health Insurance for the Poor: The Rollout of RSBY in Karnataka, India (with D. Rajasekhar, Erlend Berg, Maitreesh Ghatak and R. Manjula), Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVI, No. 20, pp. 56-63, May 2011

Press mention: The Hindu, Hindu Business Line, Deccan Herald


Job Market Paper:

Sex Workers, Stigma and Self-Belief: Evidence from a Psychological Training Program in India (with Sayantan Ghosal, Smarajit Jana, Anandi Mani and Sandip Mitra)

Other Papers:

Empowering Women: Inheritance Rights and Female Education in India, R&R, Journal of Development Economics, September 2013

Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance? (with Erlend Berg, Maitreesh Ghatak, R. Manjula and D. Rajasekhar), March 2013


Women’s Inheritance Rights, Ultrasound and Sex-selection in India (with Sonia Bhalotra and Rachel Brule)

Women’s Inheritance Rights and Female Autonomy in India

Revisiting Banerjee, Gertler and Ghatak (2002): New Yield Data for West Bengal (with Maitreesh Ghatak)

Sex Ratios and Prostitution: Evidence from Colonial India (with Bishnupriya Gupta)

Contact details

Research Associate, CAGE

Address: Department of Economics

University of Warwick

Coventry CV4 7AL

Telephone: +44(0) 24 76151175

Fax: +44(0) 2476 523032

Email: s.roy (at)

Room: S0.65

Office Hours: Thursdays 2-3 pm

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