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Sandip Sukhtankar

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Sandip Sukhtankar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Virginia and an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2009, and a BA from Swarthmore College (with Highest Honors) in 2000.

Prof Sukhtankar’s research interests are in development economics, political economy, and public economics, with a particular focus on corruption, governance, and the delivery of public benefits and services. Prof Sukhtankar’s research has been published in top economics journals such as the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and the Journal of Public Economics. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Omidyar Network, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


Assistant Professor of Economics
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Research Specialist
Graduate student, Fellow
Martha Lubin Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh Bicentennial Professor of Law
Associate Professor of Politics, Director of UVA's Quantitative Collaborative
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David Lurton Massee, Jr., Professor of Law and the Roy L. and Rosamond Woodruff Morgan Professor of Law
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Visiting Professor of Practice
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Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Assistant Professor of History and American Studies
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Associate Professor, Department of Economics
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Assistant Professor of Anthropology
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
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Graduate student, Fellow
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Graduate student, Fellow