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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Research Area: Agriculture Transformation, Food Systems & Nutrition Transition

Dr. Raghav Puri

Dr. Raghav Puri

Raghav is a postdoctoral associate at the Tata-Cornell Institute. His research broadly examines the implementation and impact of health and nutrition policies in India. Raghav received his PhD in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs…
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Essays on Human Capital & Development in India

Cornell University, 2017 Abstract: This dissertation consists of three independent research papers, tied under a broad research agenda of “human capital” in India. Chapters 1 and 2 are closely related and both utilize a self-collected, primary dataset on the subjective beliefs, of a sample of 12th-grade...
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Changes in Men’s and Women’s Economic Roles in Rural Indian Households, 2009-2014

Cornell University, 2019 Abstract: The purpose of my dissertation research is to examine the effect of men’s non-farm employment on women’s economic roles in rural India, as mediated by class, caste, and education. The main hypothesis of my dissertation is that changes in men’s time-allocation towards...
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Essays On K-12 Education in Developing Countries – Causes, Consequences and Impediments

Cornell University, 2019 Abstract: This dissertation focusses on the causes and consequences of low human capital accumulation among children and adolescents in developing countries in Asia and Africa. My analysis is divided into three separate papers that explore different aspects of this research agenda. Broadly, chapter...

Green Revolution: Impacts, Limits, and the Path Ahead

In Wally Falcon and Rosamond Naylor (Eds.), Frontiers in Food Policy (pp. Chapter 4.). Stanford, California, USA: Stanford University Press. (2014).

Getting to zero hunger: Learning from the MDGs for the SDGs

In International Society and Sustainable Development Goals, Chapter 5. Portada: Thomson Reuters. ARANZADI.