Neeraj Kaushal

Columbia University
School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
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NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Columbia University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2020What Explains the Gap in Welfare Use among Immigrants and Natives?
with Xiaoning Huang, Julia Shu-Huah Wang: w27811
August 2020Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? County-Level Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States
with Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Ashley N. Muchow: w27759
June 2019International Student Mobility: Growth and Dispersion
with Mauro Lanati: w25921
April 2018Health and Mental Health Effects of Local Immigration Enforcement
with Julia Shu-Huah Wang: w24487

Published: Julia Shu-Huah Wang & Neeraj Kaushal, 2019. "Health and Mental Health Effects of Local Immigration Enforcement," International Migration Review, vol 53(4), pages 970-1001.

March 2018Are Resettled Oustees from the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project Better off Today than their Former Neighbors who were not Ousted?
with Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar: w24423
September 2015Immigrant Employment and Earnings Growth in Canada and the U.S.: Evidence from Longitudinal Data
with Yao Lu, Nicole Denier, Julia Shu-Huah Wang, Stephen J. Trejo: w21591

Published: Neeraj Kaushal & Yao Lu & Nicole Denier & Julia Shu-Huah Wang & Stephen J. Trejo, 2016. "Immigrant employment and earnings growth in Canada and the USA: evidence from longitudinal data," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 29(4), pages 1249-1277, October. citation courtesy of

January 2014Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure
with Liana Fox, Irwin Garfinkel, Jane Waldfogel, Christopher Wimer: w19789

Published: Liana Fox & Christopher Wimer & Irwin Garfinkel & Neeraj Kaushal & Jane Waldfogel, 2015. "Waging War on Poverty: Poverty Trends Using a Historical Supplemental Poverty Measure," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol 34(3), pages 567-592.

October 2013Women's Education: Harbinger of Another Spring? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Turkey
with Mehmet Alper Dinçer, Michael Grossman: w19597

Published: Dinçer, Mehmet Alper & Kaushal, Neeraj & Grossman, Michael, 2014. "Women’s Education: Harbinger of Another Spring? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Turkey," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 243-258. citation courtesy of

September 2013How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition
with Felix Muchomba: w19404

Published: World Development Volume 74, October 2015, Pages 25–42 Cover image How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition Neeraj Kaushala, Felix M. Muchombab

May 2013How Public Pension affects Elderly Labor Supply and Well-being: Evidence from India

Published: Kaushal, Neeraj, 2014. "How Public Pension affects Elderly Labor Supply and Well-being: Evidence from India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 214-225. citation courtesy of

April 2011Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices
with Qin Gao
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
June 2010Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
with Robert Kaestner: w16139

Published: Kaushal, Neeraj and Robert Kaestner. (2013) Acculturation and Health Insurance of Mexicans in the US. Review of International Economics, 21 (2): 233-248.

May 2009Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices
with Qin Gao: w14988
January 2007Do Food Stamps Cause Obesity? Evidence from Immigrant Experience

Published: Kaushal, N., 2007. "Do food stamps cause obesity?: Evidence from immigrant experience," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(5), pages 968-991, September. citation courtesy of

October 2006Welfare Reform and Family Expenditures: How are Single Mothers Adapting to the New Welfare and Work Regime?
with Qin Gao, Jane Waldfogel: w12624

Published: Kaushal, N., Q. Gao & J. Waldfogel. "Welfare reform and family expenditures: How are single mothers adapting to the new welfare and work regime?" Social Service Review Vol. 81, No. 3, September 2007. pp 369-396.

October 2003Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families
with Robert Kaestner: w10033

Published: Kaestner, Robert & Kaushal, Neeraj, 2003. "Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income families," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 959-981, November. citation courtesy of

October 2001Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform
with Robert Kaestner: w8541

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Neeraj Kaushal. "Immigrant And Native Responses To Welfare Reform," Journal of Population Economics, 2005, v18(1,Mar), 69-92. citation courtesy of

Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform
with Robert Kaestner, Gregg Van Ryzin: w8560

Published: Kaestner, Robert & Kaushal, Neeraj & Van Ryzin, Gregg, 2003. "Migration consequences of welfare reform," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(3), pages 357-376, May. citation courtesy of

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