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Nazar Khalid

Research Fellow

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Nazar holds an MPhil in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Before joining r.i.c.e, he was a Research Assistant at Ranchi University, where he worked on  Aadhaar and the Public Distribution System in Jharkhand. He was also a consultant at the Centre for Budget and Governance Advocacy in New Delhi. His research interests include social networks, discrimination and social attitudes, education and food security.

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Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen releases a commendable ad to promote twin pit latrines!

By Nazar Khalid, on July 2nd, 2018

The Swacch Bharat Mission Grameen recently launched an advertisement campaign video with Hindi movie stars Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar. In the video the actors educate viewers about how twin pit latrines work. The ad also teaches viewers how theRead More..

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Hunger and health: Royal Economic Society video highlights prize-winning r.i.c.e. research

By Nazar Khalid, on May 30th, 2018

In last few decades, India has seen a declining household per capita average calorie consumption. This throws a puzzle, as over the same time people in India have gotten richer. Dean and Josephine investigate how India’s improving disease environment canRead More..

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Dean talks to the Institute of Development Studies on what motivated 'Where India Goes?'

By Nazar Khalid, on April 15th, 2018

In this short interview, Dean talks to the IDS about what motivated him and Diane to write their book “Where India Goes: Abandoned toilets, stunted development, and the cost of caste.” While the book addresses the puzzle of widespread openRead More..

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Aadhaar, biometrics, and the PDS in Jharkhand

By Nazar Khalid, on January 12th, 2018

Check my new article on ideas for India website. The Public Distribution System plays an important role in the lives of poor people in Jharkhand. They tend to keep their ration cards safely, go to the ration shop every monthRead More..