Sandip Sukhtankar
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Sandip Sukhtankar is an associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Virginia. His research interests lie at the intersection of development, political economy, and public economics, with a focus on corruption and governance issues.


Articles by Sandip Sukhtankar


A police officer working in a police station in UP-gender-based violence

November 23, 2022
Making the police more responsive to gender-based violence
Evidence shows that gender-targeted police services, regular training, and more female officers can make it easier for women to register cases of gender based violence.
Indian women sorting peanuts

February 1, 2019
How to make Direct Benefit Transfers work for the people
Replacing India's Public Distribution System with Direct Benefit Transfers will improve efficiency, but shouldn't be implemented at the cost of individual choice.
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