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Prashant Loyalka

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Prashant Loyalka

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
Center Researcher Fellow
Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI)
Faculty Member
Rural Education Action Program (REAP)
PhD, International Comparative Education, Stanford University, 2009
MA, Economics, Stanford University, 2008
BA, Economics, Stanford University, 1997


Prashant Loyalka is a specialist in the economics of education whose research focuses on ways to improve the educational outcomes of disadvantaged populations; the quality and equity of access to upper secondary and higher education; and issues related to education and health. He earned a PhD in International Comparative Education as well as Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in Economics from Stanford. He was previously an Assistant Professor at the China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Peking University. He is currently a member of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford.

Research Interests: 
Economics of Education, China