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Vikram Bahure

Dr Vikram Bahure

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research interests

  • Mental Health
  • Economics
  • International development


Dr Vikram Bahure is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of International Development. He is currently part of the economic intervention team in the ALIVE project, which focuses on improving adolescent mental health by tackling the impact of poverty.

Vikram obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva. He completed a MPhil in Economics and Finance from Bocconi University, Milan. He also has a dual degree (BSc and MSc) in Economics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.


Vikram's primary research interest is development economics and applied economics. He specializes in marriage markets, political economy, and internal migration. In his research, he uses causal empirical designs to study questions on early marriage, crime against women, voter preferences, politician characteristics, and migrant household wellbeing.

Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Political economy
  • Marriage markets
  • Internal migration