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Shareen Joshi has a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University and a B.A. from Reed College in Mathematics-Economics. She is an Assistant Professor of International Development at Georgetown University's Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service. Shareen's research mainly focuses on poverty alleviation and demographic change in the developing world. She is particularly interested in the evaluation of development policies using a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods. Her recent papers explore the effects of maternal and child health programmes on the well-being of families in Bangladesh and the impact of self-help group participation on the lives of women in rural Rajasthan (India). She is as associate editor of the Journal of South Asian Development.
Posts by Shareen Joshi
In response to a writ petition against pollution of the river Ganga due to industrial waste, the Supreme Court of India in 1987 mandated the tanneries in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh to either clean up or sh...
- Shareen Joshi
- 26 February, 2016
Janani Suraksha Yojana - India’s safe motherhood programme – provides poor women with a financial incentive for delivering births at health centres and seeking antenatal and postnatal care. This c...