On Student Loan Debt
Daniels, G., Galloway, J., & Kakar, V. (2022). Who Benefits from Blanket Student Loan Forgiveness? Policies for Action. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Media: NPR's 1A, Inside Higher Ed, Urban Institute
Venoo Kakar ® Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Olga Petrovska (2019) Does Student Loan Debt Contribute to Racial Wealth Gaps? A Decomposition Analysis Journal of Consumer Affairs, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 1920–1947.
Media: Roosevelt Institute Demos The Century Foundation Inside HigherEd
On Macroeconomics (monetary policy, inflation, economic growth, health)
Health Care Expenditure and Income in Canada: Evidence from Panel Data (2023) forthcoming in Health Economics with Zuzana Janko
Kuhelika De and Venoo Kakar (2021) Effects of Monetary Policy on Food Inequality in India The Journal of Development Studies 57:11, 1852-1870.
Working paper version
Venoo Kakar and Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., (2019) Role of cash and costs of inflation for different income groups in the U.S. Economic Modelling, Volume 80, pp 303-319
Gerald Daniels and Venoo Kakar, (2017) Economic Growth and the CES Production Function With Human Capital Economics Bulletin, Volume 37, Issue 2, pages 930-951
Gerald Eric Daniels Jr. and Venoo Kakar, (2018) Normalized CES supply-side system approach: how to replicate Klump, McAdam, and Willman (Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007), Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 12 (2018-19): 1–13.
Media: Replication Wiki
On Housing economics, the gig economy
Lender Heterogeneity in Home Mortgage Lending: Evidence from HMDA Data with Michael Bar Venoo Kakar, Joel Voelz, Julia Wu, and Julisa Franco, (2018) The Visible Host: Does Race guide Airbnb rental rates in San Francisco? Journal of Housing Economics, Volume 40, pp 25-40 Media: Marketplace Weekend (NPR), Journalist's Resource of Harvard Kennedy School, SF State News , National Affairs Magazine, NBC Bay Area, Trust in Digital Services (TDS) Research Repository (TU Berlin), The Unassuming Economist (Housing View)
Bollapragada R, Kakar V, Goodwin J, Fremier A (2023) Adoption of FasTrak on San Francisco Bay Area Bridges: Impact of OR Models in Relieving Congestion INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics Working paper version
Modrek, S., Wong, M., Holschuh, C., Kulkarni, A., & Kakar, V. (2023). Medication Abortion: State of Information on Student Health Center Websites. Journal of American College Health
Kakar V, Kulkarni A, Holschuh C, Smirnova A, Modrek S (2022) Contraception Information on the Websites of Student Health Centers in the United States Contraception
Media: Interactive map SF State News
Kulkarni A, Wong M, Belsare T, Shah R, Yu Yu D, Coskun B, Holschuh C, Kakar V, Modrek S, Smirnova A (2022) Quantifying the Quality of Web-Based Health Information on Student Health CenterWebsites Using a Software Tool: Design and Development Study JMIR Formative Research 6(2):e32360
Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Venoo Kakar, and Anoshua Chaudhuri, (2017) Racial Differences in Transitions to Marriage For Unmarried Mothers Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 370-389.
PubMed (Open Access) Media: Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study database | Institute of Family Studies | National Affairs magazine