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Graduate Student Associate Seminar

Sarika GuptaPhD candidate, Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Graduate Student Associate, South Asia Institute

Discussant: Radhika Jain, PhD Candidate, Harvard University

This talk will present an overview of an ongoing field project in Delhi aimed at understanding barriers citizens face in successfully taking up government welfare programs. Specifically, it will discuss a randomized control trial that provides eligible women with various forms of assistance in applying for the Widow Pension Scheme. The talk will also briefly outline plans for a future field project related to voter information before upcoming state elections.