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Samik Chowdhury is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. His primary area of research is health policy in India with particular focus on health equity, financing, universal health coverage and urban health. In addition, he has worked on the health systems of Nepal and Bhutan in collaboration with South-East Asian Regional Office (SEARO), WHO. His other areas of interest include governance and urban poverty. He has been previously associated with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Posts by Samik Chowdhury
Defining governance as service delivery, this column develops a measure of the quality of governance – also adjusting for the impact of the level of development - and provides a ranking of major Ind...
The National Health Assurance Mission – India’s first move towards Universal Health Coverage – is expected to be launched soon. In this context, this column analyses the extent, distribution an...