Harpreet Singh Chawla

Assistant Lecturer
Department of Economics
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Economics
 Harpreet Singh Chawla



Harpreet is pursuing my PhD in areas related to Development and Applied Economics. He studies the impact of a compulsory primary schooling reform in India on school enrolment and juvenile crime. This summer he attended a Summer School at Oxford on `Treatment Effects and `Development Economy. His teaching interests as an Assistant Lecturer are in Quantitative Methods of Economic Analysis. He works under the supervision of Thomas Cornelissen. He has previously worked with the Department of Health and Social Care (UK) as a Research Analyst working on various policies related to self isolation and covid spread reduction including vaccination mandate and uptake in the UK.


  • MREs Economics University of Essex (2020)

  • MA Economics Ashoka University, India (2019)

  • BA (Hons) Economics University of Delhi, India (2017)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Applied Economics, Economics of Education, Labor and Development Economics



Colchester Campus