The Institute for Human Development (IHD) will work on connecting different data sources from India. Furthermore, the Indian team is in charge of developing a comprehensive conceptual framework on inequality of opportunity and poverty in income and to build a suitable set of indicators to measure economic deprivation and poverty in the various dimensions of interest. The envisioned expansion of our project to Bangladesh will be spearheaded by the team from IHD.
Faculty member at the Institute for Human Development (IHD), New Delhi, India. He has a long experience of working on issues related to the definition, data collection, and the measurement of inequality, poverty, wages and consumption patterns in India, with particular attention to differences between urban and rural areas. He has published books with Oxford University Press and Routledge and a number of peer reviewed articles in international economic journals.
Fellow at Institute for Human Development (Delhi) with PhD in Economics from Madras University Chennai. She has more than 10 years of experience in handling large data sets. She is a trained economist with a specialization in Econometrics and its application in various development issues. She has more than 7 years of research experience in the field of poverty, human development, inequality, health and education. She has worked for various international agencies like ILO, UNICEF, BMGF, GIZ, IGC among others.
Balwant Singh Mehta
Faculty member at the Institute for Human Development and PhD in economics. His research interests are in employment, inequality, poverty, gender, child welfare and information and communications technology for development- and human-development-related issues. In the INEQUALITREES project, his main role is to review, data management and analysis on inequality of opportunity in income.
Fellow at the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, and PhD in social anthropology. His research interests are in urban spatial inequalities and segregation, contemporary manifestations of caste and other social inequalities. He has been also engaged in qualitative empirical research on labour migration, agrarian change, and emerging ruralities.