Jishnu Das, is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team) at The World Bank and a Visiting Fellow at The Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. Jishnu’s work focuses on the delivery of basic services, particularly health and education. He has worked on the quality of health care, mental health, information in health and education markets, child test-scores and the determinants of trust. In 2011 he was part of the core team on the World Development Report on Gender and Development. He received the George Bereday Award from the Comparative and International Education Society and the Stockholm Challenge Award for the best ICT project in the public administration category in 2006, and the Research Academy award from the World Bank in 2013. He is currently working on long-term projects on health and education markets in Kenya, India and Pakistan.
- Of quacks and crooks: The conundrum of informal health care in India
- India’s informal doctors are assets not crooks
- Primarily Small: The Private Health Care of the Poor
- Are Institutional Births Institutionalizing Deaths?
- Jishnu and Shanta Talk Transfers
- Is the New York Times Ethicist a Better Economist than…..The Economist?
- A Data Guide to Sir Michael Barber’s “The Good News from Pakistan”
- User fees and abuser fees
- Improving access to drugs: Fitting the solution to the problem
- Poor by (revealed) choice Parts II and III: implications and critique
- Poor by (revealed) choice: A neophyte’s guide to Martin Ravallion’s proposal for global poverty targets
- Life in a School
- Who's listening to the "knowledge bank"?
- Are Non-Cognitive Gains in Education More Important than Test-Scores?
- Too little knowledge is a dangerous thing
- Notes from the Field: Comparing Three Villages in Madhya Pradesh
- Notes From The Field: Playing Chicken in India
- Education, Test-Scores and Other Things That Matter