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Surbhi’s research areas include political economy of development, particularly informality, exclusion, and structural transformation in labour-surplus economies. Her work has appeared in the Review of Radical Political Economics and the European Journal of Development Research. She is a doctoral candidate in Economics at South Asian University, New Delhi, and was a Fulbright Fellow at University of Massachusetts, Amherst during 2017-18. Her work has received awards at the Regulating for Decent Work Conference, International Labor Organization, Geneva, and from the Indian Society of Labour Economics. She is an organiser for the Economic Development Working Group of the Young Scholars Initiative-Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a member of the Decolonising and Diversifying Economics initiative
Posts by Surbhi Kesar
Based on the findings from a phone survey of around 5,000 Indian workers, the authors explore the impact of the Covid-19 economic lockdown on two forms of livelihood vulnerabilities: employment insecu...
- Notes from the Field