I am a development economist. My research interests include economics of education and labour economics. I am working on issues related to inequality in education, teacher quality, and assessments for learning. I am pursuing my PhD in Economics at Nova SBE and Bielefeld University, under a joint doctorate fellowship (EDEEM , 2015-18).

I was recently awarded the UNESCO GEM fellowship for my paper on automatic grade promotion in India. At present, I am working on questions related to education, fertility and maternal health.

I am on the 2020-21 job market. You can download my CV here and my job market paper here.

Contact details: madhuri.agarwal.2015@novasbe.pt