Achyuta Adhvaryu

University of Michigan, USA

IZAs World of Labor provides a necessary, high-quality, and often missing bridge between academics and policy making. I hope this vehicle for information dissemination is widely read by policymakers and incorporated into decision making about labor policy at all levels of government

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Research interest

Development economics, health economics

Past positions

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Yale University, 2009–2013


PhD Economics, Yale University, 2009

Selected publications

  • "Health, enterprise, and labor complementarity in the household." Journal of Development Economics 126 (2017): 91–111 (with A. Nyshadham).

  • "Endowments at birth and parents’ investments in children." Economic Journal 126:593 (2016): 1018–1054 (with A. Nyshadham).

  • "Returns to treatment in the formal health care sector: Evidence from Tanzania." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 7:3 (2015): 29–57 (with A. Nyshadham).

  • "Learning, misallocation, and technology adoption: Evidence from new malaria therapy in Tanzania." Review of Economic Studies 81:4 (2014): 1331–1365.

  • "Firing costs and flexibility: Evidence from firms' labor adjustments to shocks in India." Review of Economics and Statistics 95:3 (2013): 725–740 (with A. Chari and S. Sharma).