Niharika Singh is assistant professor of economics, having joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame in 2023, when she also became a Kellogg faculty fellow. She is a labor and development economist, primarily working in South Asia and the US. Her current projects cover topics related to job search and recruitment, migration, unions and worker collective action, and gender.

Singh’s publications include the coauthored “Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants” in American Economic Review and “Hiring Frictions and the Promise of Online Job Portals: Evidence from India,” which is forthcoming in the American Economic Review: Insights. She has refereed articles in American Economic Review: Insights; Economics of Education Review; Journal of Development Economics; and Review of Economics and Statistics.

Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Singh was a postdoctoral research fellow at INCITE, an interdisciplinary social science research institute at Columbia University.

She holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard University.

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