Gaurav Chiplunkar

University of Virginia

Gaurav Chiplunkar is an Assistant Professor in the Global Economies and Markets group at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. He completed his PhD from Yale University in the Department of Economics in May 2019. His research interests are at the intersection of development and labor economics and examine on the one hand, how large industrial policies affect firm behavior and on the other, how frictions in the labor market constrain job search, recruitment and hiring practices by workers and firms. Gaurav also studies how policy reforms and new technologies can help mitigate these frictions. A secondary research agenda focuses on examining the evolution of traditional institutions in India over time and across policy reforms.