Faculty Profile

 

Name : Himanshu  
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for the Study of Regional Development
School of Social Sciences
Room No :
Off. Phone : 26738713
Residence : 24122615/9891387312
Email : himanshu2@mail.jnu.ac.in   
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in

Qualifications

Ph. D. In Economics, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Poverty, Inequality, Employment, Agriculture, Development Economics 
                                    

Experience

Fellow, Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi, 2006-2008 
                                    

Awards & Honours

Awarded C R Parikh Fellowship of Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
Awarded Personnalité d’avenir (emerging personality of the year) by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Awarded Sanjay Thakur Young Economist Award by Indian Society of Labour Economics at the 48th Annual Conference for best paper published.  
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Visiting Fellow, Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi (since January 2008)
Associate Fellow, Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (Since July 2008) 
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

“Why Not a Universal Food Security Legislation”, Economic and Political Weekly, 19th March 2011 Jointly with Abhijit Sen
“Towards New Poverty Lines for India”, Economic and Political Weekly, January 2nd 2010
“Recent Trends in Poverty and Inequality: Some Preliminary Results”, Economic and Political Weekly, February 10, 2007
“Agrarian Crisis and Wage Labour: A Regional Perspective”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 49, Number 4, September December, 2006
“Poverty and Inequality in India ¬– I”, with Abhijit Sen, Economic and Political Weekly, September, 18, 2004.
“Poverty and Inequality in India –II: Widening Disparities during the 1990s” with Abhijit Sen, Economic and Political Weekly, September, 25, 2004. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

“Wages in Rural India: Sources, Trends and Comparability”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 48, Number 2, April-June, 2005
“Poverty and Inequality in India: Getting Closer to the Truth” with Abhijit Sen, Chapter 14 in “The Great Indian Poverty Debate” (eds.) Angus Deaton and Valerie Kozel, Macmillan India, 2005 
                                    

Patents (if any)