Sidhya leads the Jain Family Institute's research initiatives in Income Share Agreements and Basic Income. Sidhya holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University, where she focused on Economic and Political Development and Econometrics. Her research interests lie in research design and causal inference, and how inequalities can be addressed in development policy design. She has previously worked in end-to end pilot design, implementation, and analysis for government and international development partners at Educational Initiatives, an educational assessment organization India. She has also worked with international development organizations like the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank in different capacities. She also holds a degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College, India.

February 4, 2019


What happens when you give people cash? How do they use the money, and how does it change their lives? Every cash study on this list is different: the studies vary in intervention type, research design, location, size, disbursement amount,…

December 14, 2018


Cash Transfer, Knowledge Transfer

An interview with Johannes Haushofer

Johannes Haushofer is assistant professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. His work includes development economics, behavioral economics, psychology, and neurobiology.