Das, Shreyasee

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At UW-Whitewater


Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston, May 2012

M.A., Economics, University of Houston, May 2009

B.A., Economics, University of Houston, May 2007

Bio:

Shreyasee Das, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. She earned her doctorate degree at the University of Houston in 2012. Her dissertation focused on water allocation rules and their impact on the economic development in the Krishna Basin in India.

Dr. Das’ research interests are primarily in the fields of Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Public Economics. Her current focus is in the area of gender equality and improvement of property rights in India. She has been involved in projects that look at the inheritance rights of women and how it affects not only their welfare, but also the welfare of her children. Further, Dr. Das is particularly interested in measuring gender bias with respect to the educational outcomes of children. Other research has looked into the effectiveness of having female leaders in political offices and its effect on delivering public works program. Dr. Das is also interested in analyzing various policies that are targeted towards improving gender equality especially in the realms of primary and secondary education.

Dr. Das’ teaching experience includes Principles of Microeconomics (Econ 201), Business Statistics (Econ 245), Public Finance (Econ 356) and Growth and Development in the World Economy (Econ 360). She is also an active faculty member in the MS Applied Economics Program. Dr. Das has also been involved with the Research Apprenticeship Program and various independent study programs.


Women in Leadership Award
March 2017
Women's Issues Committee

Ph.D.
Economics
University of Houston
2012
M.A.
Economics
University of Houston
2009
B.Sc.
Economics
University of Houston
2007

American Economic Association
April 2015 - April 2016
Southern Economic Association
July 2014 - July 2015
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
November 2012 - November 2013
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
May 2012 - May 2013

Intergenerational Effects of Improving Women's Property Rights: Evidence from India
Nayana Bose
Women's Inheritance Rights, Household Allocation and Gender Bias
Nayana Bose
Property Rights and Fertility Decisions: Revisiting the Intrahousehold Bargaining Theory
Nayana Bose
The Role of Polygamy in Family Size and Fertility Decisions
Nayana Bose
Political Reservation for Women and Delivery of Public Works Program
Nayana Bose
Women's Inheritance Rights, Household Allocation and Gender Bias
Nayana Bose
Can improving women's inheritance rights improve the welfare of women?
Nayana Bose
Evaluating the Impact of the Indian National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on the Girl Child
Nayana Bose
The Impact of Temporary Work Guarantee Programs on Children's Education: Evidence from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act from India
Abhilasha Singh
The Impact of Temporary Work Guarantee Programs on Children's Education: Evidence from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act from India
Abhilasha Singh, University of Houston
State Rights over Water and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from the Krishna Basin
Female Inheritance Rights, Status of Women and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Evidence from India
Aimee Chin, University of Houston and NBER
State Rights over Water and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from the Krishna Basin
State Rights over Water and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from the Krishna Basin
State Rights over Water and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from the Krishna Basin
State Rights over Water and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from the Krishna Basin

Political Reservation for Women and Delivery of Public Works Program
Review of Development Economics
Pg. 18
Women's Inheritance Rights, Household Allocation and Gender Bias
American Economic Review
Vol. 107 Iss. 5 Pg. 150-53

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