research institute for compassionate economics


r.i.c.e. has recently launched the Social Attitudes Research in India (SARI) phone survey to track social attitudes over time and experiences of discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, and religion in India. Join Sangita in a webinar hosted by the World Food Program as she discusses r.i.c.e.’s experiences in collecting data from women through mobile phones in India.Read More..

Conference on Purity, Untouchability, and Open Defecation: Starting a Conversation for a Swacch Bharat

29th September, 2015
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Convention Centre
To mark one year of the Swacch Bharat Mission, r.i.c.e. organized a conference in collaboration with the Indian Institute for Dalit Studies. The goal of the conference was to explore connections between beliefs in purity and untouchability and the practice of open defecation.Read More..

r.i.c.e.’s events

Over the years
All Over
This post lists events that r.i.c.e. has been a part of. To request a presentation from the event, please feel free to contact the presenter at the event. Some of these presentations might be available on out presentations page. See
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As part of the UNC Water and Health Conference, r.i.c.e. had organised events and poster presentations on sanitation and health in India. You can see them here., Read More..

Sanitation and Height Conference | DSE, August 2013

August 2 and 3, 2013
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi
rice had co-organised an international conference on “Child Height, Stunting, Early Life Disease and Sanitation” at the Delhi School of Economics (DSE), along with the Centre for Development Economics (CDE) at the DSE. The conference was supported by the Water and Sanitation Programme – South Asia and was held on the 2nd and the 3rd of August, 2013.
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