Lokendra Phadera

Lokendra Phadera

Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics
Phone: 202-372-6486

Professional Links

Job Market Paper
Personal Website: Personal Webpage
Google Scholar Link: Google Scholar Link


B.A., Economics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (2009)

Ph.D., Agriculutural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (2013-present: exp 2018)

Teaching Experience

Instructor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
M.S. Intensive Math Camp, Graduate (Summer 2017)
Applied Statistical Methods - Discussion Sections, Undergraduate (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL USA
Principles of Microeconomics, Undergraduate (Spring 2016)
International Trade, Undergraduate (Fall 2015)


Publications and Working Papers

Phadera, L., Michelson, H., Winter-Nelson, A., & Goldsmith, P. "Do asset transfers build household resilience?" Under review. (Job Market Paper)

Phadera, L., Arends-Kuenning, M., & Michelson, H. "Migration for employment and economic activities of households at the origin." Working paper.

Coughlin, T., Waidmann, T., & Phadera, L. (2012). "Among dual eligibles, identifying the higher-cost individuals could help in crafting more targeted and effective responses." Health Affairs, 31(5). DOI:10.1377/hlthaff.2011.0729.

Thesis Information

"Rural Housholds and Labor Markets: Asset Transfer, Migration and Civil Conflict"
Advisor: Alex Winter-Nelson and Mary Arends-Kuenning