Sarojini Hirshleifer

University of California, Riverside

Sarojini Hirshleifer is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Her research interests span the fields of development, labor and behavioral economics. Specifically, her research focuses on understanding and alleviating the behavioral and human capital constraints to higher productivity and better decision-making. 

She received a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Caifornia, San Diego in 2016, and a B.A. with Highest Honors in Economics and Distinction in General Scholarship from University of California, Berkeley in 2004.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project addresses three key constraints that are particularly relevant to small firms in capital-intensive industries: knowledge constraints, market failures and lack of economies of scale.
Researchers: Arman Rezaee, Sarojini Hirshleifer, Benjamin Kachero, Andy Brownback, Denis Okumu
Grants Round: 5th MRG Round
Country: Uganda
This study conducts a unique experimental evaluation of an intervention that focuses on technical training and the creation of economies of scale among small enterprises to increase access to markets.
Researchers: Sarojini Hirshleifer, Arman Rezaee, Benjamin Kachero
Grants Round: Special ERG - PhD #3
Country: Uganda