Andaleeb Rahman is a Post-Doctoral Associate at the 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 his research around the social safety nets in India. In a separate body of work, he is studying how social identity affects economic outcomes. Prior to joining TCI, Andaleeb worked at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), Bangalore investigating into the issues of climate change adaptation and its impact on livelihoods. He wrote his doctoral dissertation at the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai where he looked into different aspects of the Public Distribution System (PDS) such as its impact on nutrition and the private trade.