Dr. Mithuna Srinivasan is a Research Associate at IMPAQ International, LLC. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Ohio State University with specializations in Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Household Behavior and Family Economics. Her Ph.D. dissertation examined the role played by siblings in the determination of individual outcomes, and the relationship between different types of family structure and child investments. Dr. Srinivasan is experienced in analyzing large household-level data from various cohorts of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, as well as analyzing other databases such as the U.S. Census and American Community Survey. She has strong quantitative skills and is familiar with a variety of statistical software packages including Stata, SAS, SPSS and EViews.
Prior to joining IMPAQ in May 2015, Dr. Srinivasan was employed in the economic consulting industry for about three and a half years. She was with Laurits R. Christensen Associates, Inc. from September 2011 to July 2013, and with Nathan Associates, Inc. from August 2013 to April 2015. In the consulting industry, she has contributed as an economist to litigation, postal, and energy practices as follows — applying time series and panel data econometric methods to estimate damages arising from antitrust class actions and estimate postal price elasticities for the USPS, preparing expert reports for the litigation practice, and coauthoring reports on postal and energy topics.
Dr. Srinivasan also holds a B.Sc in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics from Bangalore University, and an M.Sc in Economics from the Madras School of Economics.
Gupta, S. & Srinivasan, M. (2017, March). A Benefit-Cost Analysis of a Workforce Development Program for Disconnected Youth. Presentation at the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference, Washington, DC.