Prerna Rakheja

Prerna Rakheja

PhD Candidate 2020-2021

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Thesis Title: "Essays in Applied Microeconomics"  - Download Abstract (PDF)

Fields: Labor Economics, Health Economics, Machine Learning, Applied Microeconomics

Main Advisor: Prof. Robert Moffitt

"Disability Insurance and Labor Supply: The Role of Health Insurance" (Job Market Paper)
"Using Subjective Beliefs Data to Characterize Heterogeneity: A Machine Learning Approach" (with Danny Barth, Nicholas Papageorge, and Kevin Thom)
"Understanding Dynamics in Subjective Mortality Beliefs"
"Cohort Trends in Women's Employment: The Role of Family Structure" (with Robert Moffitt)

Other Activity:
World Bank, Consultant, 2019
Research Assistant to Professor Antonio Trujillo, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India, Summer Intern, 2015
Ernst & Young, Analyst, 2010-2012

Seminar in Financial Literacy, Intersession 2018, 2019, 2020 (Instructor)
Elements of Microeconomics, Summer 2018 (Instructor)
Rich Countries, Poor Countries, Fall 2020 (TA)
The Economic Experience of the BRIC Countries, Spring 2020 (TA)
Microeconomic Theory, Fall 2019 (TA)
Labor Economics, Spring 2019 (TA)
Econometrics, Fall 2018 (TA)
Game Theory (PhD), Spring 2018 (TA)
Macroeconomic Theory, Spring 2017 (TA)
Elements of Macroeconomics, Fall 2016, 2017 (TA)

Professor Robert Moffitt -
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