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Dr Shalina Susan Mathew

Dr Shalina MathewDr Shalina Susan Mathew was the Sir Ratan Tata Fellow 2015-16 at LSE Asia Research Centre.

Dr Mathew studied for her PhD at the University of Hyderabad, India, in the area of labour studies, with particular focus on structural shifts and regional variations in women’s work in India. She also holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Hyderabad.

At LSE, Dr Mathew examined the interplay of economic growth and distribution, including changes in social policies and welfare transfers, on the gendered labour market outcomes and occupational polarization in India.

Research Interests

  • Labour studies
  • Migration
  • Growth and development
  • Social welfare
  • Time-use studies

Selected Publications