Niveditha (Nivi) Prabakaran

Dissertation Title

“Rural Perspectives in a Global Economy”

Fields of Interest

International Trade, Environmental Economics, Development Economics


Ph.D. (August 2017)
M.A. Economics, University of Virginia (May 2013)
B.Phil. Mathematics-Economics, University of Pittsburgh (May 2011)
B.A. Politics & Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh (May 2011)

Working Papers

“Do Property Rights solve the Tragedy of Commons Under Free Trade? Evidence from Brazil” (Job Market Paper)
“Asymmetric Effects of Crises on Urban v. Rural Areas in Latin America: A Study Using Nightlights”
“Property Rights, Agricultural Productivity and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon” (with M. Lipscomb)