research institute for compassionate economics


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.



N-ISSUP publishes a short article on Diane's research on neonatal mortality and facility birth in India

By Nazar Khalid, on May 6th, 2019

N-ISSUP, the online magazine of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, published a short article based on Diane’s paper “The association between neonatal death and facility birth in regions of India” published in the Demographic Research. TheRead More..


The Wire bulletin covers r.i.c.e's research on the solid fuel use and LPG ownership.

By Nazar Khalid, on April 25th, 2019

[embed][/embed] The Wire covered r.i.c.e’s new research on the persistence of solid fuel use despite increases in LPG ownership[report runs from 00 to 4:30 mins]. Here are some points covered in the bulletin: The Pradhanmantri Ujjawal Yojna is often presentedRead More..


Check out our new research study on the persistence of soild fuel use despite increases in LPG ownership!

By Nazar Khalid, on April 11th, 2019

Exposure to air pollution has important consequences for public health. Several studies have held that a major source of air pollution exposure in rural India is the use of solid fuels, such as dung cakes and wood, for cooking andRead More..


Coercion, Construction, and 'ODF Paper pe' : Swachha Bharat According to Local Officials published in The India Forum

By Nazar Khalid, on March 26th, 2019

The India Forum- a Journal Magazine on Contemporary Issues published our article “ Coercion, Construction, and 'ODF Paper pe': Swachha Bharat According to Local Officials." This article is based on extensive qualitative interviews with government officials at the village andRead More..