Research Interests: Labour Economics, Human Capital Theory, Public Health, Gender and Discrimination
Pallavi Vyas holds a PhD in Public Policy from the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. She also holds an MA in Economics from Bowling Green State University and a BA from Mumbai University. Her fields of interest are Labour Economics, Human Capital Theory, Public Health, Gender and Discrimination.
She is currently an associate professor of Economics and Public Policy at Ahmedabad University, India. Prior to her current position, Pallavi worked at the World Bank where her projects involved calculating poverty rates for India using Survey to Survey Imputation methods, establishing the relationship between anthropometric indicators for children and wealth measures, a labour market analysis for the Maldives and access to justice in 14 countries. She continues to consult at the World Bank. Between 1999 and 2008, Pallavi worked as an economist in economic litigation consulting at Economic Analysis/LECG, in Los Angeles. Her work included analysis in antitrust, securities, brand valuation and corporate labour cases. Prior to joining Economic Analysis/LECG, she worked at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica as a Research Analyst to the President of the Institute on global economic trends.