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John Papp

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works for an investment management firm in New York. He holds a PhD in economics from Princeton University, where he studied the impact of India’s Employment Guarantee Scheme on migration and wages. He has spent twelve months living in India, part of which was spent designing and implementing a household survey with Dean and Diane. In other work, he studied ways to design micro-finance credit contracts to encourage business investment.

Research

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Estimating Leakages in India's Employment Guarantee Using Household Survey Data

By John Papp, on January 9th, 2012

We compare the administrative data on the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MG-NREGA) with the estimates of public works employment from a large-scale survey undertaken by India's National Sample Survey Office. A widely held concernRead More..