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Pascaline Dupas is a development economist whose scholarship focusses on policies aimed at reducing global poverty. She became the new Faculty Director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development on 1 September 2020.
Dupas, a Professor in the Department of Economics and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and the Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI), received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship and was named the Best French Economist in 2015 by Le Monde. Her research focusses on identifying scalable programmes and policies to improve the well-being of low-income households in low-income countries.
Among other things, she has conducted experiments throughout Africa to determine how best to price, target, and distribute essential health products, measuring the most effective ways to curb malaria, teenage pregnancy, and HIV infection.
Dupas received her Ph.D. in economics from the Paris School of Economics (PSE), and joined the economics department at Dartmouth as an Assistant Professor in 2006. She was named an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2008, and came to Stanford three years later as an Assistant Professor. She was awarded tenure as an Associate Professor in 2014, and became a full Professor in 2019.
Dupas is a fellow of the Econometric Society; an affiliate and board member of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL); a fellow at Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD); a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); and an affiliate of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA).
She is a past editor of the Journal of Development Economics, and currently sits on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and American Economic Review: Insights.
Posts by Pascaline Dupas
समूचे भारत में गरीबों के लिए मुफ्त स्वास्थ्य सेवा में विस्तार होने के बावजूद, कई अस्पतालों ने मरीज़ों की जेब से फीस लेना जारी रखा है। डुपास और जैन ने अपने अध्ययन में, इस बात की जांच की है कि क्या मरीज़ो...
Despite the expansion of free healthcare for the poor throughout India, many hospitals continue to charge patients out-of-pocket fees. In this study, Dupas and Jain investigate whether informing patie...
भारत में स्वास्थ्य नीति का एक प्रमुख लक्ष्य स्वास्थ्य सेवा में समानता लाना है। राजस्थान के प्रशासनिक आंकड़ों का विश्लेषण करते हुए इस लेख में इस बात पर प्रकाश डाला गया है कि राज्य स्वास्थ्य बीमा कार्यक...
Equity in healthcare is a key goal of health policy in India. Analysing administrative data from Rajasthan, this article highlights substantial gender gaps in the utilisation of subsidised hospital ca...
कोविड के प्रसार को रोकने के लिए भारत में 10 हफ्तों तक चला राष्ट्रीय लॉकडाउन दुनिया के सबसे कड़े लॉकडाउनों में से एक था। यह लेख उन रोगियों के स्वास्थ्य की देखभाल तक पहुँच और स्वास्थ्य परिणामों पर लॉकडा...
India’s 10-week long national lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19 was among the most severe in the world. This article investigates the effects of the lockdown restrictions on healthcare acce...