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Dr. Saswata Ghosh is Associate Professor at the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK). He completed his Ph.D. in Population Studies from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). He obtained the Sir Ratan Tata Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Asia Research Centre of the London School of Economics (LSE) during 2014-15. He also received the International Fellowship for Young Bio-Medical Scientists from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) during 2012-13. He
served as a Visiting Fellow at the LSE and at Bangladesh Institute of Development tudies (BIDS). Previously, he has worked with the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), Centre for Health Policy (CHP), ADRI, Population Council, and Council for Social Development in various capacities. He has co-edited (with Dr. Aparajita Chattopadhyay) the book Population Dynamics in Eastern India and Bangladesh: Demographic, Health and Development Issues. Currently, he serves as a member in the International Advisory Board of Asian Population Studies Journal published by Routledge. He has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals of international standing. His areas of interest include religious demography, fertility, Family planning and son preference, family demography, field survey methods,demographic estimations, and econometric methods.
Posts by Saswata Ghosh
2011 की भारतीय जनगणना के आंकड़े हिंदू आबादी की तुलना में मुस्लिम आबादी की उच्च वृद्धि दर दिखाते हैं। इस लेख में जिला स्तर पर हिंदू-मुस्लिम प्रजनन में अंतर और राज्य स्तर पर उनकी प्रवृत्तियों का एक सटीक...
- Saswata Ghosh
- 27 अगस्त, 2021
India has made significant progress in improving maternal and child health outcomes, and the contribution of ASHAs – female community health workers – in promoting healthcare-seeking behaviour is ...
- Notes from the Field
क्या राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण स्वास्थ्य मिशन ने बिहार में मातृ स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं के उपयोग में सुधार किया है?
बिहार सामाजिक-आर्थिक रूप से एक पिछड़ा राज्य है जिसका मातृ और बाल स्वास्थ्य सूचकों के संबंध में रिकॉर्ड लगातार खराब रहा है। यह लेख, स्वास्थ्य पर राष्ट्रीय पतिदर्श सर्वेक्षणों के आंकड़ों के आधार पर इस त...
Has the National Rural Health Mission improved utilisation of maternal healthcare services in Bihar?
Bihar is a socioeconomically backward state with a persistently poor record with respect to maternal and child health indicators. Based on data from the National Sample Surveys on healthcare, this art...
The 2011 Indian Census data show a higher growth rate of Muslim population compared to the Hindu population. This article provides an in-depth picture of Hindu-Muslim fertility differentials at the di...
- Saswata Ghosh
- 27 March, 2019