Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2022
Fields: Development Economics, Economic Demography
Office:  HW 1540
Phone: 212-772-5544
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Sangita Vyas is an applied microeconomist specializing in development economics and demography. She teaches an undergraduate course in statistics and a PhD course in demographic methods.


Child health impacts of coal: Evidence from India’s coal expansion. Forthcoming in Journal of Human Resources. 
Heritable fertility is not sufficient for positive long-term population growth. Forthcoming in Demography. With Samuel Arenberg, Kevin Kuruc, Nathan Franz, Nicholas Lawson, Mark Budolfson, Melissa LoPalo, Michael Geruso, and Dean Spears.
Social disadvantage, economic inequality, and life expectancy in nine Indian states. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2022. With Payal Hathi and Aashish Gupta.
Gender and LPG use after government intervention in rural north India. World Development. 2021. With Aashish Gupta and Nazar Khalid.
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