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Dr. Anaka Aiyar is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Prior to joining UNR, she worked at the Tata-Cornell Institute of Agriculture and Nutrition at Cornell University as a Post-Doctoral Associate. She is a health economist and studies the direct and indirect impacts of health policies on improving access to health, income, food and nutrition security. Anaka’s research has been published in premier academic journals such as Journal of Development Economics, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Economics Letters, and theJournal of Business Ethics. She has received several honours and awards including the Postdoc Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership at Cornell University, Taraknath Das Foundation Grant in Aid (Columbia University) and the Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship Award at the University of California, Riverside.
Posts by Anaka Aiyar
According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16, nearly 20% of India’s population is obese. This article shows that the country’s obesity trends have followed the nature of its econ...