Professor Sonia Bhalotra investigates how the introduction of ultrasound technology in India has affected how many girls are born there, and their subsequent quality of life
ISER researchers discuss their work in these blog posts.
Professor Sonia Bhalotra investigates the impact of low-cost community-based intervention on maternal depression
Our recent research looked at efforts to improve water quality in Mexico in the 1990s and we found this had a very significant impact on mortality rates among children.
Maternal mortality rates need to be reduced by two-thirds over the next 15 years to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. New research by Professor Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex) and Professor Damian Clarke (University of Santiago de Chile) shows that a focus on girls’ education may be one means of meeting this objective.
Professor Sonia Bhalotra on her new research on women in government in India.
Professor Bhalotra from ISER, Irma Clots-Figueras of Carlos III Madrid and Lakshmi Iyer of Harvard Business School have analyzed role model effects in Indian politics, focusing on competitive elections to state legislative assemblies