Manisha Shah is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs. Her work investigates the influence of economic incentives on risk behavior choices and health outcomes in developing countries. Shah has conducted field research in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, India, and Indonesia, studying topics ranging from sex markets to maternal labor supply.
- Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital
- Risky Business: The Market for Unprotected Commercial Sex
- Impact Evaluation of a Large-Scale Rural Sanitation Project in Indonesia
- Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia
- The Effects of Marriage Customs on Child Investment
- Promoting Safe Sex Among Adolescents in Tanzania