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Dr Srijit Mishra

Dr Srijit MishraDr Srijit Mishra was the Subir Chowdhury Fellow 2013-14 at LSE Asia Research Centre.

His research relates to development issues and he teaches a course on Human Development and Policy at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research| (IGIDR), Mumbai. Some of Dr Mishra's recent works are on farmers' suicides, a result of the larger agrarian crisis in India, and on a refinement of the Human Development Index. He is the Chair of Researching Rainfed Agriculture| (ResRA) of the Revitalizing Rainfed Agriculture Network of India. Previously he worked at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE), Pune and Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCDS), Bhubaneswar. His MPhil/PhD on tribal agrarian economies was completed at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram and awarded by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Research Interests

  • Applied development economics
  • Human development
  • Agricultural economics
  • Public health

Selected Publications