Karan Singhal

University of Luxembourg, and LISER, Luxembourg

I'm excited to be a part of IZA World of Labor which I find to be a crucial link between academia and policy making. I wish that policymakers and other stakeholders would read and integrate this work when making decisions related to labor policies

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

PhD Student, University of Luxembourg and LISER

Research interest

Policy, education, gender, economics

Past positions

Research Officer, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (India)


Master's in Economics from Centre for Development Studies (Trivandrum) & Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi (India)

Selected publications

  • "Solving it correctly: Prevalence and persistence of gender gap in basic mathematics in rural India." International Journal of Educational Development 96 (2023) (with U. Das).

  • "Barriers in translating mandate for inclusion in practice: Evidence from India’s right to education act." International Journal of Inclusive Education (2022): 1–19 (with A. Dongre and A. Sarin).