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Anand Murugesan
Assistant Professor of Economics

School of Public Policy
Central European University, Budapest
Oktober 6 u. 7, Room 237
Phone: +36 1 327 3000 x 2054

email: murugesana@spp.ceu.edu

Affiliate Faculty: Social Mind Center

Here is a link to my CV


Research

Fields of Interest

Development Public Economics
Experimental Behavioral Economics

Forthcoming/Submitted/Working Papers

Markets For Children: International Adoptions, IVF, and U.S. Foster Care (w/ Robert Innes, revising)

The Impact of Network Goods on Health: Evidence from India (w/ Vikram Dayal and Tauhidur Rahman, under review)

Air Pollution Trade-Offs in Developing Countries: An Empirical Model of Health Effects in Goa, India (w/ S. Das, V. Dayal and R. Uma, under review)

Testing Rules, Behavior and HIV Transmission (revising)

Electoral Clientelism and Vote Buying in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making (revise and resubmit)

Current Projects

Cash for Votes (w/ Jean-Robert Tyran)

(Why) Do People Give More for Local Public Goods? (w/ Tiziana Centofanti)

Beliefs fostering dishonest behavior: Combining ethnographic and experimental evidence (w/ team)

Economic, Ecological and Political Dynamics of Industrial Siting (w/ team)

The Unintended Effects of Cattle Slaughter Ban in India

Just Data (w/ team)

Other Publications

Frisvold, George and Anand Murugesan (2013), “Use of Weather Information for Agricultural Decision Making,” Weather, Climate and Society, 5, January Issue, 55-69.

Murugesan, Anand, Vikram Dayal, and Saurabh Chugh (2008), “An Empirical Study of Sanitation and Health in Rural Uttarakhand, India,” International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, Winter 2008, Vol. 10, 91-99.

Links to recent collaborators

Christophe Heintz Jean-Robert Tyran Robert Innes Tiziana Centofanti

Teaching

Central European University, Budapest

Economic Analysis for Public Policy II, Winter 2019

Institutions, Culture and Behavior, Winter 2019

Cognitive Science and Policy Making (co-taught w/ C. Heintz), Winter 2019

Past courses

Central European University, Budapest
Economic Analysis for Public Policy I, Fall 2017
Cognitive Science and Policy Making (co-taught w/ C. Heintz), Fall 2017
Poverty, Health and Development, Winter 2016 and Spring 2017
Economic Analysis (co-taught w/ Michael Dorsch), Fall 2015 and Winter 2017
Consumer and Producer Behavior, Winter 2017
Quantitative Methods (co-taught w/ Alexis Diamond), Fall 2016
Institutions, Culture and Economic Development, Winter 2016

University of California, Merced
Statistical Inference, Spring 2015
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Summer 2014
Econometrics Lab, Fall 2013 & 2014, Spring 2014 & 2015


“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool. So you have to be very careful about that. After you’ve not fooled yourself, it’s easy not to fool other scientists. You just have to be honest in a conventional way after that.” - Richard Feynman at Caltech, 1974