Nafisa Lohawala

University of Michigan

Received Sylff fellowship in 2016.
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Highest Distinction, Macroeconomics Preliminary Exam, University of Michigan (2017)
Summer Research Fellowship by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (2015)
Academic Excellence Award, IIT Kanpur (2012, 2013, 2015)
Globalink Research Scholarship by MITACS Globalink, Canada (2014)
INSPIRE Fellowship by Government of India (declined, 2011)
KVPY Fellowship by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (2010)

Nafisa Lohawala is a graduate student in economics at the University of Michigan. Her research interests are labor economics, public finance and development economics. Prior to starting her PhD, she received a BS-MS dual degree in economics with a minor in computer science and engineering (Algorithms) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Her current research investigates the causal impact of sexual crimes on women's workforce participation in urban India using district-level panel data. She has previously worked at the University of Calgary, IIT Bombay and IIM Lucknow.

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