Hello, I’m an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame

Note: I am on leave at the Department of Economics at Northwestern University for the Academic Year 2019-2020

My CV is available here

2014-02-25 13.33.36E-mail: nilesh.fernando [at] nd [dot] edu

Office: 3081 Jenkins Nanovic Hall


Research Fields: Development Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Research Areas: Migration and Structural Transformation, Agriculture and Technology Adoption, Culture

Graphical Excerpts 

1. Variation in inherited land produced by sibling sex composition (rural India) 

from “Shackled to the Soil”

2.  Reforms to the composition of umpiring panels in international cricket: 

from “Debiasing Discriminators”