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Dr. Mathew Abraham

Dr. Mathew Abraham is the Assistant Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute and is responsible for coordinating the research of the TCI scholars and staff and for offering strategic guidance and support for project implementation. In his research capacity, he leads TCI’s efforts to map the pulses value chain and to evaluate collective action initiatives by small and marginal agricultural producers and marginalized groups in India. Previously, Mathew joined TCI as a post-doctoral associate in August 2015, after completing his PhD from the Department of International Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark in April 2015. Prior to that, he worked at the Centre Public Policy at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He has a Master’s Degree from Lund University, Sweden and a Bachelor’s Degree from St. Stephens College, Delhi.  His other research interests are in rural development and citizenship, agricultural markets, food security in developing countries, institutional innovation in rural development and social entrepreneurship. Contact