Skip to content

Professor Sonia Bhalotra Professor of Economics, University of Essex

Email
srbhal@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 873700
Office
2N2.6.06
Personal homepage
https://sites.google.com/site/srbhalotra/
Curriculum vitae
Sonia is Professor of Economics at Essex, where she is also co-Investigator on the ESRC-funded Research Centre on Micro-Social Change, and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project. Her research is on human capital, the long benefits of early life health interventions; gender; and political representation. Her papers are here: https://www.iza.org/person/2905/sonia-r-bhalotra

Latest Blog Posts

    See all posts

    Publications

    Displaying publications 16 - 30 of 52 in total

    1. The price of gold: dowry and death in India

      Sonia Bhalotra, Abhishek Chakravarty, and Selim Gulesci

      1. Economics
      2. Family Formation And Dissolution
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
      4. Savings And Assets
    2. Religion and abortion: the role of politician identity

      Sonia Bhalotra, Irma Clots-Figueras, and Lakshmi Iyer

      1. Politics
      2. Religion
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
    3. Population sex ratios and violence against women: the long-run effects of sex selection in India

      S. Amaral and Sonia Bhalotra

      1. Demography
      2. Social Behaviour
    4. Urban water disinfection and mortality decline in developing countries

      Sonia Bhalotra, Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Grant Miller, et al.

      1. Science And Technology
      2. Poverty
      3. Health
    5. Urban water disinfection and mortality decline in developing countries

      Sonia Bhalotra, Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Grant Miller, et al.

      1. Science And Technology
      2. Poverty
      3. Health
    6. Path-breakers? Women’s electoral success and future political participation

      Sonia Bhalotra, Irma Clots-Figueras, and Lakshmi Iyer

      1. Politics
      2. Elections. Electoral Behaviour
    7. The twin instrument

      Sonia Bhalotra and Damian Clarke

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
      4. Health
    8. The twin instrument

      Sonia Bhalotra and Damian Clarke

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
      4. Health
    9. The twin instrument

      Sonia Bhalotra and Damian Clarke

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
      4. Health
    10. Does universalization of health work? Evidence from health systems restructuring and maternal and child health in Brazil

      Sonia Bhalotra, Rudi Rocha, and Rodigo R. Soares

      1. Public Policy
      2. Childbearing: Fertility
      3. Health
    11. Infant health, cognitive performance and earnings: evidence from inception of the welfare state in Sweden

      Sonia Bhalotra, Martin Karlsson, Therese Nilsson, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Labour Market
      4. Wages And Earnings
      5. Health
      6. Life Course Analysis
      7. Social Policy
    12. On the quantity and quality of girls: new evidence on abortion, fertility, and parental investments

      S. Anukriti, Sonia Bhalotra, and Hiu Tam

    13. Effect of famine in the Netherlands on mothers and babies

      Sonia Bhalotra

    14. Infant health and longevity: evidence from a historical intervention in Sweden

      Sonia Bhalotra, Martin Karlsson, and Therese Nilsson

      1. Demography
      2. Child Development
      3. Childbearing: Fertility
      4. Health
      5. Life Course Analysis
    15. Property rights and gender bias: evidence from land reform in West Bengal

      Sonia Bhalotra, Abhishek Chakravarty, Dilip Mookherjee, et al.

      1. Law And Legislation
      2. Childbearing: Fertility
      3. Housing Market

    Media

    Displaying all 8 media publications

    1. The longer term impact of mothers' malnutrition on babies - Professor Sonia Bhalotra on BBC Radio 4

    2. Según estudios, la presencia femenina en los gobiernos beneficia a las políticas de salud pública, educación y legislación a favor de las mujeres

    3. Según estudios, la presencia femenina en los gobiernos beneficia a las políticas de salud pública, educación y legislación a favor de las mujeres

    4. Aumentar la presencia femenina en los gobiernos de países en desarrollo beneficia a las políticas de salud pública y educación

    5. Aumentar la presencia femenina en los gobiernos de países en desarrollo beneficia a las políticas de salud pública y educación

    6. La presencia femenina en gobiernos de países en desarrollo beneficia la política de salud y educación

    7. Aumentar la presencia femenina en los gobiernos de países en desarrollo beneficia a las políticas de salud pública y educación

    8. The Sturgeon effect: raising the share of women in government is not just a matter of fairness or diversity


    Centres and surveys

    Micro-social change, surveys and data, tax and benefit microsimulation

    News

    Keep up to date with new research findings and projects

    Events

    Conferences, seminars and workshops

    People

    Meet our researchers and our students

    Jobs

    Work with our expert research team and support staff

    Contact

    Get in touch and find us