I received my PhD from the University of Maryland, college park. My work is that of an inter-disciplinary social scientist with a strong interest in questions related to Population, Gender, and Global Health. My other areas of research interest include trade & development.
Intergenerational Transmission of Domestic Violence and Gender: Walking in Their Footsteps, Dec 2020.
Child Malnutrition, Infant Feeding Practices, and Nutrition Information: Evidence from India.,
Book chapter: A Human Right Based Approach to Development in India (2019) p. 106 – 122.
The Role of Maternal Diet and Iron-folic Acid Supplements in Influencing Birth Weight: Evidence from India’s National Family Health Survey. (with R.P. Upadhyay, M. Bhilwar, N. Choy and T. Green), Journal of Tropical Pediatrics (2014)
Why Are There Delays in Seeking Treatment for Childhood Diarrhoea in India? (with R.P. Upadhyay),
Acta Paediatrica (2013)
Child Malnutrition: Why Wealth Isn’t The Only Problem.
http://www.ideasforindia.in/ (2012) [go to text][/accordion]
Inadequate Feeding of Infant and Young Children in India: Lack of Nutritional Information or Food Affordability? Public Health Nutrition (2012)
Risky Behaviour and HIV Prevalence Among Zambian Men. (with Jonathan Young), Journal of Biosocial Science (2011)
Domestic Violence and Women’s Autonomy: Evidence from India. (with Mukesh Eswaran), Canadian Journal of Economics (2011)
The Effects Of The 1996 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement On The Industrial Users Of Lumber: An Event Study. (with Sumeet Gulati), Contemporary Economic Policy (2010)
Signaling Costs: Why Don’t More Firms Petition for Protection?”
Anti-Dumping and Market Power in the Agriculture Sector, With a Special Case Study of Fresh Tomatoes Industry. (with Kathy Baylis), The Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy (2008) [go to paper]
Antidumping Duties in the Agriculture Sector: Trade Restricting or Trade Deflecting? (with Horatiu Rus and Shinan Kassam), Global Economy Journal (2008)
The Hazards of Starting the Cigarette Smoking Habit. (with Brahim Boudarbat), International Journal of Economic Perspectives. (2008)”
Estimating Export Response in Canadian Provinces to the US-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement. (with Sumeet Gulati), Canadian Public Policy. (2006)
Is Antidumping Legislation a Threat to Competition? A Case Study of The US Chemical Industry.
Competitiveness Review (2006)
Extent of Protection via Antidumping Action: A case study of the Vitamin C industry in India.
(with Sumeet Gulati and Shavin Malhotra), Journal of World Trade (2005)
Protectionist Measures in the Agriculture Sectors: Perishability and Competition. (with Kathy Baylis and Horatiu Rus), (2007)
WORK IN PROGRESS
Determinants of Breastfeeding in India. (2008)
INSTRUCTOR & RESEARCHER
My expertise entails integrating traditional pedagogy with emerging technologies into applicable curricula focused on student success.
My research interests range from topics of Trade, Development, Gender and Global Health. The common thread in my work is the use of empirical approaches rooted in statistics and econometrics to address contemporary policy questions.
- CONSULTANT, DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS RESEARCH GROUP | The World Bank, USA
- CONSULTANT, OPERATIONS EVALUATION DEPARTMENT (OED) | The World Bank, USA
- RESEARCH ASSOCIATE | Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi, India
- LECTURER | University of Delhi, Department of Economics, New Delhi, India
- BUSINESS ANALYST | Thomas Cook, New Delhi, India