A.V. Chari

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Economist and Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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Education

Ph.D. in economics, Yale University

Overview

A. V. Chari is an associate economist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He is an applied micro-economist who has worked on a variety of topics, including industrial and labor regulations, political economy, international trade, marriage markets, and risk-preferences in developing countries. Chari received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University, and worked for three years as a post-doctoral fellow at Cornell University.

Selected Publications

Achyuta Adhvaryu, A. V. Chari, Siddharth Sharma, "Firing Costs and Flexibility: Evidence from Firms' Employment Responses to Shocks in India," Review of Economics and Statistics (forthcoming)

Annemie Maertens, A. V. Chari, David Just, "Why Farmers Sometimes Love Risk: Evidence from India," Economic Development and Cultural Change (forthcoming)

A. V. Chari, "Identifying the Aggregate Productivity Effects of Entry and Size Restrictions: An Empirical Analysis of License Reform in India," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 3(2):66-96, 2011

Publications