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Congratulations to our newest graduate!

Dr. Tanvi Rao graduated with her Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School in Applied Economics and Management. She has been a Tata-Cornell Scholar from 2012-2017 where she has made exceptional contributions throu… Read more

Operationalizing panel data collection

From last year, I have been working on my PhD dissertation thesis that focuses on the effects of women’s time allocation in agriculture on their nutritional status.  The sample for my study comprises of 1920 individuals from 24 villages in Chandrapur district of Maha… Read more

TARINA 2016 at a Glance

The Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA) Chapter of the Tata-Cornell Institute’s 2016 Annual Report has been reprinted as standalone report entitled TARINA 2016 at a Glance. This document provides a detailed s… Read more

Field notes: Finalizing the research plan

Dr. Debbie Cherney, one of TCI’s Faculty Fellows and my committee chair, was graciously supported by TCI to visit India during Spring Break 2016. Dr. Cherney had never travelled to India previously, so this was an invaluable experience for her to observe India’s lives… Read more

Gaining Ground on Soil Health

By Harold van Es and Phil Frost Harold van Es is a Professor of Soil and Water Management and former Chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Cornell University. Phil Frost is a Ph.D. student in Crop and Soil Sciences and a TCi Scholar.Phil Frost (left) and Harol… Read more