Gaurav Chiplunkar

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J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Assistant Professor

University of Virginia

Gaurav Chiplunkar is an assistant professor at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia. His research studies the causes and consequences of labor market frictions in low-income countries, with a particular emphasis on the barriers faced by women and youth. He is interested in examining the transformative potential of digital technologies and industrial policy reforms in mitigating these barriers, their aggregate implications on the allocation of resources and talent in the economy, and their consequences on economic growth and productivity. Gaurav received his PhD in economics from Yale University.

Gaurav serves as a mentor to J-PAL regional scholars.