Naveen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Economics Department at Cornell University. He excels in applying microeconomics and econometrics to analyze policy relevant issues in Development Economics. He is especially interested in topics related to education, health and nutrition in developing countries. In his Job Market Paper, he measures the impact that enhanced school opportunities for parents has on their children’s learning outcomes on math, vernacular and English test scores. His other research examines a variety of topics including agriculture-nutrition linkages, child marriage, impact of weather shocks and infant mortality. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program, Naveen worked for three years on impact evaluation studies in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. He holds two masters degrees- an M.S. degree from the Economics department at Cornell and an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce. His detailed profile is available here.