Research Area: Gender & Nutrition
Are Women in Rural India Really Consuming a Less Diverse Diet?
Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Online: August 2020
Effects of Short Birth Spacing on Birth-Order Differences in Child Stunting: Evidence from India
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume 118, Issue 8, February 2021
Seasonal Time Trade-Offs and Nutrition Outcomes for Women in Agriculture: Evidence from Rural India
Food Policy, Online: March 24, 2021
Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India
The Indian growth story is a paradoxical one. Despite economic progress over the past two decades, regional inequality, food insecurity, and malnutrition problems persist. Simultaneously, recent trends in obesity along with micro-nutrient deficiency portend to a future public health crisis. Reviews ‘This book… brings together...
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in India 2020: Leveraging Agriculture to Achieve Zero Hunger
TCI’s 2020 report on Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in India (FAN 2020) provides an analysis of India’s progress towards achieving the second sustainable development goal—zero hunger. Using district-level data and maps, the report highlights stark spatial differences in the extent of the hunger problem and identifies potential...
Dr. Vidya Vemireddy
Vidya Vemireddy completed her PhD in applied economics and management at Cornell’s Dyson School in May 2019. After graduating, she joined the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). Vidya is interested in development economics and, in particular, exploring the linkages…
Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar
Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar earned her PhD in applied economics and management from Cornell University in 2021. She is now an assistant professor of economics at Krea University in Sri City, India. Her research interests lie in the field of development…
Dr. Soumya Gupta
Soumya Gupta is a research economist at TCI. Her research interests lie at the intersections of food security, agriculture, and maternal and child nutrition. Soumya received her PhD from Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. She was…