Divya Balasubramaniam, Ph.D.
Ph. D. in Economics July 2010
Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
M. Sc. in Economics May 2004
Madras School of Economics, Anna University, Chennai, India
Bachelor of Commerce May 2002
Stella Maris College, University of Madras, Chennai, India
Associate Professor, Department of Economics & Asian Studies, Saint Joseph’s University, August 2016- present
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics & Asian Studies, Saint Joseph’s University, August 2010- July 2016
Instructor, Department of Economics, The University of Georgia, May 2009- July 2010
Econometrics, Economics of Healthcare, Asian Economies, Chinese Economics, Principles of Microeconomics
1. Balasubramaniam, Divya, Santanu Chatterjee, and David B. Mustard (2019). “Public versus Private Investment in Determining Child Health Outcomes: Evidence from India” Revise and Re-submitted, Arthaniti: Journal of Economic Theory and Practice.
2. Balasubramaniam, Divya (2019). “Empowering Women: The Effect of Inheritance Rights on Stunting among Children in India” in The Empirical Economics Letters,18 (1):65-77.
3. Liu, Echu, Divya Balasubramaniam and Amanda Hunt (2015). "Does access to water matter? A study on the nutritional status of school-aged children in India," Journal of Public Health,1-6. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdv149.
4. Balasubramaniam, Divya (2014). “Why do social divisions influence tap water access in rural India? Evidence from the National Family Health Survey” The Empirical Economics Letters, 13(4):347-356.
5. Balasubramaniam, Divya, Santanu Chatterjee, and David B. Mustard (2013). "Got Water? Social Divisions and Access to Public Goods in Rural India, Economica, 81: 140–160. doi: 10.1111/ecca.12056
6. Fertig, Angela, Phaedra S. Corso, and Divya Balasubramaniam. (2012). "Benefits and Costs of a Free Community-Based Primary Care Clinic," Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 34(4): 456-470.
7. Balasubramaniam, Divya, Santanu Chatterjee, and David B. Mustard. "Got Water? Social Divisions and Access to Public Goods in Rural India, IZA Discussion paper No. 5977. *A revised and expanded version of the above paper was eventually published in Economica.
8. Balasubramaniam, Divya. “Female Empowerment and its Implications for Women’s Health Care Utilization in India,” Pennsylvania Economic Association Proceedings, 2016.
9. Balasubramaniam, Divya. "The Association of Mothers’ Education and the Nutritional Status of Children in India," (solo-authored), April 2019.
10. Balasubramaniam, Divya and Liu, Echu. “Inheritance Rights and its Implications for Women’s Health Care Utilization in India,” January 2019.
11. Balasubramaniam, Divya. Gender differences in underweight among young children in India,” (solo-authored), January 2019
Manuscripts in Progress
12. “Selective gender differences and its impact on intra-household immunization decisions for Indian children” (solo-authored).
13. “Female Empowerment and Maternal Health: A Survey” (solo-authored).
14. "Impact of Education on Fertility Decisions and Child Mortality in South Asia- A cross country study" (with Arati Dahal)