A survey of empirical social science literature on India that covers topics from party politics, federalism, the bureaucracy, and public goods provision.
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.
Sage Best Paper Award for the best paper in Comparative Politics presented at APSA, 2019.
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.
Gender, Violence, and Triage: An Empirical and Text-as-Data Analysis of Crime in India
Women, Gendered Work, and Policing: Experimental Evidence from Maharashtra [with Sharon Barnhardt]
Do Political Gender Quotas Affect Crime Registration? Evidence from a Randomized Policy Experiment (with Pascaline Dupas)
Subnational Borders and Development (with David Carter)