According to a new Harvard Kennedy School study—with Harvard Pop Center faculty member Rohini Pande and recent Harvard Bell Fellow Natalia Rigol among its authors—men in India are 33 percentage points more likely than women to own a cell phone, on average. Learn how this imbalance can influence other forms of inequalities in this news piece on counterview.com.
A recent working paper by Harvard Pop Center Bell Fellow Natalia Rigol, PhD, along with faculty member Rohini Pande, PhD, is the subject of this post on Ideas for India that offers some explanations as to why previous studies have shown that female-operated enterprises in India and Sri Lanka have not benefited from access to grants and loans as much as male-operated businesses.
Harvard Pop Center Bell Fellow Natalia Rigol, PhD, and faculty member Rohini Pande, PhD, are authors on a working paper that explores what may be influencing the apparent gender gap in microenterprise performance.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Rohini Pande, PhD, postdoctoral fellow Natalia Rigol, PhD, and colleagues explore in this working paper whether this correlation may be due to increased female bargaining power.