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About Rahul A. Sirohi

I am a Ph.D. student at the Department of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My research focuses on human capital accumulation, inequality and child labor. I am also interested in analyzing the relationship between institutions and economic development, especially in the context of Latin American and Asian economies.


Present Faculty Member, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Research Interests

Development Economics

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Honors and Awards

  • Robert E. Demarest Memorial Teaching Award 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • Erasmus Mundus Fellowship 2007-2009, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Universität Bielefeld