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Raj Arunachalam

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Assistant Professor, Economics.

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Arunachalam's research concentrations are in development economics and economic history. Recent work examines the impact of family planning on dowry transfers in Bangladesh.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Logan, Trevon, and Raj Arunachalam. 2014. "Is There Dowry Inflation in South Asia?" Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 47(2): 81-94. Routledge. DOI. Abstract.

Arunachalam, Raj, and M. Shah. 2013. "Compensated for Life: Sex Work and Disease Risk." Journal of Human Resources, 48(2): 345-369. Abstract.

Arunachalam, Raj, and M. Shah. 2012. "The Prostitute's Allure: The Return to Beauty in Commercial Sex Work." B E Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 12(1). DOI. Abstract.

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