Sarah Vincent pursues a PhD in Economics at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics. Her research interests are at the cross of Development Economics, Family Economics and Historical Economics. Her PhD thesis aims to understand bargaining and conflicts within the household with a focus on female empowerment and gender norms in India. In her research, she uses applied microeconomics and econometrics to model individual behaviors related to gender issues.
Sarah is starting a project on the period of Emergency India and Sterilization and is visiting the CSH for six weeks while diving into the archives of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Sarah is also working on different projects regarding Indian households, and mainly she has another project where she studies entrepreneurship choices of couples of farmers. She’s also interested in education and has another project on mothers going back to work and the impact on children’s cognitive skills, with an interest in ethnicities specifics in India.