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Female leaders and their response to the social environment
(Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019)
Using data from two sets of experiments conducted in rural India, this paper finds that relative to men, women assigned to be leaders contribute less than what they propose in a public goods game. We examine whether this ...
Gender perspective in water management: the involvement of women in participatory water institutions of Eastern India
The paper examines the extent, nature, and factors affecting women’s involvement in participatory irrigation institutions of eastern India. Effective participatory water institutions are urgently needed to improve water ...
Narrative worlds of frugal consumers: unmasking romanticized spirituality to reveal responsibilization and de-politicization
(Journal of Business Ethics, 2020)
Extant literature romanticizes frugality as a lifestyle trait that helps in the spiritual evolution of consumers, which in turn enables them in overcoming the negative consequences of materialism and over-consumption. ...
Nutritional outcomes of empowerment and market integration for women in rural India
(Food Security, 2019)
Over half of all women of reproductive age are affected by anaemia in India. In this paper we study the role that both household market integration and women’s empowerment in agriculture can play in determining women’s ...
Adapting the women’s empowerment in agriculture index to specific country context: insights and critiques from fieldwork in India
(Global Food Security, 2019)
The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is a direct, multi-dimensional measure of women's access to resources and decision-making in various domains of agriculture. However, several challenges characterize its ...
Women’s political leadership and economic empowerment: evidence from public works in India
(Journal of Comparative Economics, 2020)
Despite recent advances, women trail men in political participation, especially in developing countries where the long-term economic benefits from empowering women politically have not been well-researched. We use data ...