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Swati Dutta is a Fellow at Institute for Human Development (Delhi). She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Madras University through the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR). She has more than 10 years of experience in handling large data sets. She is trained economist with a specialisation in econometrics and its application in various development issues. She was awarded the Prof MJ Manohar Rao Young Economist Award selected by The Indian Econometric Society for the year 2016. She has more than seven years of research experience in the field of maternal and child heath, child deprivation, poverty, human development, women empowerment, women entrepreneurship and in conducting research in Bihar and Jharkhand. She has worked for various international agencies such as ILO, UNICEF, BMGF, GIZ, IGC among others in the issue of maternal and child nutrition, risk and investment on child education, social protection schemes, women empowerment measurement issues, need for crèches, women’s unpaid work, and gender gaps in child nutritional outcome. She has published papers in reputed journals such as Child Indicators Research, Social Indicators Research, World Economics, Poverty and Public Policy, Economic and Political Weekly, Asia Pacific Population Journal among others.
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Emerging research shows that Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the already undernourished and marginalised populations, by affecting their access to food and nutrition, and consumption patterns...
- Notes from the Field