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Dr Salma Ahmed holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Monash University in Australia. She is currently based in Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Salma’s primary area of research is development economics. She has worked on a range of topics including child labour, child schooling, women's and child health, gender wage inequality, and gender-related policy. She has several publications including papers in World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Biosocial Science, and Demographic Research
Posts by Salma Ahmed
Despite having lower per capita income, Bangladesh has superior performance over India on key welfare indicators. This article compares the experiences of India and Bangladesh on several key indicator...
In March 2017, Indian Parliament passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 extending paid maternity leave to 26 weeks. This column analyses the impact of extension of paid maternity leave i...
- Salma Ahmed
- 14 June, 2017
As the MDGs gave way to the SDGs, considerable attention has been focussed on movements in key welfare indicators for women and children in the past decade. In this context, this column compares India...