Harvard Pop Center affiliated researchers including recent Bell Fellow Daniel Corsi, PhD, research associate Iván Mejía-Guevara, PhD, and faculty and executive committee member SV Subramanian (Subu), PhD, have published a study in that has evaluated the contribution of 15 common risk factors for chronic child undernutrition in India. The findings point to five risk factors responsible for more than 65% of the problem. Learn more in Social Science & Medicine this Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health press release.
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Four Harvard Pop Center researchers, including research associate recent doctoral program graduate Iván Mejía-Guevara, PhD, Aditi Krishna, PhD, former Bell Fellow and faculty member Daniel Corsi, PhD, are authors on a paper published in the SV Subramanian, PhD, that evaluates child undernutrition in India by level – individual, community and state – so that policies can more effectively target these determinants. Journal of South Asian Development
Not according to a paper published in the by former Journal of South Asian Development Bell Fellow Daniel Corsi, PhD, and Harvard Pop Center faculty member SV Subramanian (Subu), PhD. Although previous studies have found there to be a female disadvantage in India when it comes to mortality, allocation of food within households, and healthcare coverage, the researchers in this study did not find there to be consistent evidence of female disadvantage in nutritional status based on using measures of anthropometric (height/weight for age, and stunting/wasting/underweight) status.
Harvard Pop Center’s Executive Committee and faculty member Rohini Pande, PhD, has co-authored an Op-Ed piece in the that explores why female labor-force participation is down in India despite economic growth, increasing educational attainment for girls, and decreased fertility rates. New York Times
Harvard Pop Center Visiting Scientist Sanjay K. Mohanty, PhD, and faculty member SV Subramanian, PhD, are co-authors on a study published in that explores poverty and inequality throughout the regions of India over two decades. Social Indicators Research
Harvard Pop Center researchers, including visiting scientist Sanjay K. Mohanty, PhD, faculty member Gunther Fink, PhD, and associate director David Canning, PhD, have produced a PGDA working paper that explores the distal determinants of fertility decline across 640 Indian districts.
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A new new study by Harvard Pop Center visiting scientist Sanjay Mohanty, PhD, that explores and compares poverty levels among non-migrants, intra-state migrants, inter-state migrants, and emigrants in India has been published in the Journal of International Migration and Integration.
Harvard Pop Center Visiting Scientist Sanjay Mohanty, PhD, has co-authored a study published in . Findings suggest that about half of India’s population are multidimensional poor (measured in the dimensions of health, knowledge, income, employment and household environment) with large regional variations. Economics on the regional estimates of multidimensional poverty in India
Rohini Pande, PhD, director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Evidence for Policy Design and Harvard Pop Center faculty member, is co-author of a special article published in that reveals the deadly impact of the air quality for 660 million residents in India, and outlines government policies that could help to reduce pollution and increase life expectancy. The findings of the study are explored in this Economic & Political Weekly vox.com article.