The collaborative research project „Africa’s Asian Options“ (AFRASO) cordially invites all members of Goethe University to attend the Keynote Lecture by Prof. Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University) that will open the AFRASO Conference „Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives?“ to be held at Goethe University from September 28-30.
Rajesh Ramachandran is a post-doctoral fellow at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. His main area of research is at the intersection of development economics and its political economy. His interests include language policy, economics of discrimination and institutional economics.
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Language Policy and Human Development (with David D. Laitin, Stanford University) Accepted at the American Political Science Review
Language of Instruction and Student Learning: Evidence from an Experimental Program in Cameroon (with David D. Laitin, Stanford University and Stephen L. Walter, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics)
4. How Backward are the Other Backward Classes? Changing Contours of Caste Disadvantage in India (with Ashwini Deshpande)
5. The salience of identity in electoral campaigns and the role of costly informational acquisition. (with Christopher Rauh)