Kattumuri, Ruth


Dr Ruth Kattumuri  

Department

Position held

India Observatory

Co-Director

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Associate

Asia Research Centre

Co-Director/Principal Research Fellow

Experience keywords:

Disability; Sustainable Growth; HIV/AIDS; Food Security; Population and Development; Climate Change Policy; Education and Skills; Inclusion; Survey Methodology

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Dr Ruth Kattumuri is Co-Director of the India Observatory and the Asia Research Centre at the London School of Economics. In over two decades of experience, she has pioneered several innovative knowledge sharing and skills development programmes in the UK and in India. Ruth is advisor to various education and skills development institutions in Europe and Asia. She is also actively engaged in promoting south-south co-operation.

Ruth has a PhD from LSE and is a Cambridge Commonwealth Fellow. Prior to joining the LSE, she was a Professor in Statistics and Computer Science in Madras, India.

Dr Kattumuri’s research focus is on sustainable growth and inclusion. Her recent publications are on: low-carbon green growth in Asia, food security, inclusive education and philanthropy in India

Countries and regions to which research relates:

India, Asia

Languages:

Hindi [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Telugu [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Basic]; Tamil [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5217

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Chaturvedi, Rajiv K and Kattumuri, Ruth and Ravindranath, Darshini (2014) Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change in Indian policy planning International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 22 (1). 23-56. ISSN 0971-8281

2013

Kattumuri, Ruth and Singh, Manju (2013) Historical developments and goals of social protection policies in India In: Midgley, James and Piachaud, David, (eds.) Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change: Goals, Issues and Trajectories in Brazil, China, India and South Africa.. Edward Elgar , London, UK. ISBN 9781781953945

Cantegreil, Mathieu and Chanana, Dweep and Kattumuri, Ruth, eds (2013) Revealing Indian philanthropy Alliance Publishing Trust, London, UK. ISBN 9781907376191

Bowen, Alex and Kattumuri, Ruth (2013) Transition lessons: going green as a development strategy In: Low-Carbon Green Growth in Asia: Policies and Practices. Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philipines , 121-170.

Das, Ashima and Das, Shankar and Kattumuri, Ruth (2013) Inclusive education: a contextual working model Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9788180699320

Bowen, Alex and Kattumuri, Ruth and Wijesekere, Gamini (2013) Low-carbon green growth in Asia policies and practices Bowen, Alex, ed Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. ISBN 9784899740373

Nair, Malini and Ravindranath, N. H. and Sharma, Nitasha and Kattumuri, Ruth and Munshi, Madhushree (2013) Poverty index as a tool for adaptation intervention to climate change in northeast India Climate and Development, 5 (1). 14-32. ISSN 1756-5529

2012

Hiremath, Rahul B and Kattumuri, Ruth and Kumar, Bimlesh and Khatri, Vishwas N and Patil, Sharmila S. (2012) An integrated networking approach for a sustainable textile sector in Solapur, India Urbani Izziv, 23 (2). 140-151. ISSN 0353-6483

Stern, Nicholas and Kattumuri, Ruth and Rydge, James (2012) Low-carbon growth and development In: Basu, Kaushik and Maertens , Annemie, (eds.) The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India. Oxford University Press India, Deli, India. ISBN 9780198078555

2011

Kattumuri, Ruth (2011) Higher education in India: the legacy of colonialism In: Midgley, James and Piachaud, David, (eds.) Colonialism and Welfare: Policy and the British Imperial Legacy. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 159-174. ISBN 9781849808484

Kattumuri, Ruth and Tiwari, Dinesh Kumar (2011) Developments in education in Palanpur, a village in Uttar Pradesh Working Paper, 49. Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kattumuri, Ruth and Holm, Amalie Kvame (2011) Reconciliation and transitional justice: the contribution of forgiveness towards healing and restoration In: Albrow, Martin and Seckinelgin, Hakan, (eds.) Global Civil Society 2011: Globality and the Absence of Justice. Global Civil Society Yearbook. Palgrave Macmillan , London, UK, 38-47. ISBN 9780230272019

Tiwari, Rakesh and Somashekhar, H. I. and Parama, V. R. R. and Murthy, Indu K. and Mohan Kumar, M. S. and Mohan Kumar, B. K. and Parate, H. and Varma, M. and Malaviya, S. and Rao, A. S. and Sengupta, Arjun and Kattumuri, Ruth and Ravindranath, N. H. (2011) MGNREGA for environmental service enhancement and vulnerability reduction: rapid appraisal in Chitradurga district, Karnataka Economic and Political Weekly, 46 (20). 39-47. ISSN 0012-9976

Kattumuri, Ruth (2011) Food security and the targeted public distribution system in India Working Paper, 38. Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Kattumuri, Ruth and Stern, Nicholas and Nilekani, Nandan (2010) Climate change in India In: Acharya, Shankar and Mohan, Rakesh, (eds.) India's Economy: Performances and Challenges. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198064695

Das, Ashima and Kattumuri, Ruth (2010) Children with disabilities in private inclusive schools in Mumbai: experiences and challenges Working Paper, 34. Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cui, Shunji and Kattumuri, Ruth (2010) Cultivated land conversion in China and the potential for food security and sustainability Working Paper, 35. Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kattumuri, Ruth (2010) An exploration of the role of forgiveness in relation to transnational justice In: Seckinelgin, Hakan and Albrow, Martin, (eds.) Global Civil Society Yearbook 2010: Global Justice and Civil Society. Global civil society yearbooks (2010). SAGE Publications, London, UK. ISBN 9781849207928

Stern, Nicholas and Kattumuri, Ruth and Nilekani, Nandan (2010) A global deal on climate change: a possible role for India In: Acharya, Shankar and Mohan, Rakesh, (eds.) India's Economy: Performance and Challenges. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9780198064695

2003

Kattumuri, Ruth (2003) One-and-a-half decades of HIV/AIDS in Tamil Nadu: how much do patients know now? International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14 (8). 552-559. ISSN 0956-4624

1992

Kattumuri, Ruth (1992) Socio-economic study of sandalwood, rosewood and red sanders in four southern states in India Crafts Council of India , Chennai, India.

1989

Kattumuri, Ruth (1989) Study on disadvantaged groups in Tamil Nadu NOVIB (Netherlands Organisation for International Assistance), Netherlands.

1987

Kattumuri, Ruth (1987) Study on Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu World Council of Churches .


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