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Daniel Gilligan is Deputy Division Director at IFPRI’s (International Food Policy Research Institute) Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division. His research addresses the economics of household investments in childhood nutrition and education in developing countries, as well as the impact and cost-effectiveness of social protection, and agricultural and nutrition interventions. Much of his research is based on experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations.
Two of his recent projects address the role of information and social networks in the diffusion and sustainable adoption of biofortified crops, and parental incentives to improve cognitive outcomes for children attending early childhood development centres. Dan’s research has been featured in The New York Times, the Economist, and The Atlantic online and in blog posts at the World Bank and The Guardian online. Dan holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from University of Maryland.
Posts by Daniel Gilligan
भारत में अल्पपोषित बच्चों की संख्या दुनिया में सबसे अधिक है और यहां मिड-डे मील (एमडीएम) के रूप में स्कूली भोजन की सबसे बड़ी योजना जारी है परंतु इस योजना के अंतर-पीढ़ीगत प्रभाव पर सीमित साक्ष्य उपलब्...
India has the world’s highest number of undernourished children and the largest school-feeding programme – the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme – but limited evidence is available on the intergeneratio...