Blair, Graeme, and Nirvikar Jassal. 2022. "Accessing Justice for Survivors of Violence Against Women.” Science 377 (6602): 150–51. [Perspectives]

Jassal, Nirvikar. 2020. Gender, Law Enforcement, and Access to Justice: Evidence from All-Women Police Stations in India.” American Political Science Review 114 (4): 1035–54.

Jassal, Nirvikar. 2021. “Segregation as Efficiency? Group-Specific Institutions in North India.” The Journal of Asian Studies 80 (3): 631–61.

Jassal, Nirvikar and Hanif Qureshi. 2021. “Riots & Rapid Action: The Special Wing of the Central Reserve Police.” Amit Ahuja and Devesh Kapur (Eds.), Internal Security in India (forthcoming with Oxford University Press).

Jassal, Nirvikar, and Pradeep Chhibber. 2019. “Crises of Institutional Legitimacy and Gender.” Asian Survey 59 (1): 85–97.

Chhibber, Pradeep, and Nirvikar Jassal. 2018. “The BJP, Economic Reform, and Contentious Politics.” Asian Survey 58 (1): 86–99.


"Does Victim Gender Matter for Justice Delivery? Police & Judicial Responses to Women's Cases in India" [Revise & Resubmit, American Political Science Review]

  • Best Paper Award on Social and Economic Inequality at APSA (Class and Inequality Section), 2021.

Do Women Prefer In-Group Officers? Survey and Experimental Evidence from India (with Sharon Barnhardt) [Revise & Resubmit, Comparative Political Studies]


Do Political Gender Quotas Affect Crime Registration? Evidence from a Randomized Policy Experiment (with Pascaline Dupas)

Overcoming Biases Against Coworkers: Experimental Evidence from Police Academies (with Aprajit Mahajan and Manisha Shah)

The Criminal Justice System in India (with Paul Novosad, Sam Asher, Elliott Ash, Christoph Goessmann)


Jassal, Nirvikar. Crime and Punishment in India: Gender, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice.

Democracy in India [with Pradeep Chhibber and Irfan Nooruddin; contracted with Cambridge University Press]

A survey of empirical social science literature on India that covers topics from party politics, federalism, the bureaucracy, and public goods provision.