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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Dr. Andaleeb Rahman

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Andaleeb Rahman is a postdoctoral associate at TCI. He is an economist by training. His research interests are economic and human development. Much of his work explores aspects of agriculture, food, and nutritional security in India. At TCI, Andaleeb is pursuing research around safety net programs, nutrition, agricultural transformation, and the salience of social identity for human development. Prior to joining TCI, Andaleeb worked at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements in Bangalore investigating the issues of climate change adaptation and its impact on livelihoods. He wrote his doctoral dissertation at the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research in Mumbai, where he looked into different aspects of the Public Distribution System, such as its impact on nutrition and the private trade.