Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment

"Technology Adoption and Food Security in Rural Bangladesh" Debayan Pakrashi with Asadul Islam (Monash), Christopher Barrett (Cornell), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Garth Holloway (Reading) and other researchers from IRRI, Monash, Dhaka University and BRAC, funded by the International Growth Centre, Bangladesh, London School of Economics. 2014-2015. Link

"Technology Adoption and Diffusion: The System of Rice Intensification and Food Security in Bangladesh" Debayan Pakrashi with Asadul Islam (Monash), Christopher Barrett (Cornell), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Paul Christian (Cornell) and BRAC, BRRI from Bangladesh, funded by the International Growth Centre, Bangladesh, directed by the London School of Economics and Oxford University. 2015-2016.

"Socio-Economic Study for Developmental Needs Assessment in Nearby Areas of Various Thermal Power Stations in Uttar Pradesh". Deep Mukherjee, funded by the Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. (UPRVUNL). Nov. 2015-May 2016.

Health & Wellbeing

"Psychosocial Stress among Pregnant Women: An Exploratory Cross-Sectional Survey of Reproductive and Physical Health in a Peri-Urban India". Arun Kumar Sharma with Braj Bhushan (IIT Kanpur), funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, 2014-16.


“Evaluating and Learnings from India’s Family Planning Investments” Debayan Pakrashi with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), IPE Global, IIPS Mumbai and others, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 2016-2019.

Population & Demography

"Understanding Concepts in Behavioural Economics in the context of Developing Countries: Evidence from India and Bangladesh" Debayan Pakrashi, funded by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Faculty Research Initiation Grant scheme. 2015-2017.

Public Policy

"Can We Select the Right Peers in Indian Education? Evidence from Kolkata" , Debayan Pakrashi with Paul Frijters and Asadul Islam, funded by the International Growth Centre, India Central, London School of Economics. 2014-2015. Link

"Skill Formation and Self-Employment Generation through Vocational Training". Debayan Pakrashi with Deep Mukherjee and Arun Kumar Sharma (IIT Kanpur), Paul Frijters (University of Queensland) and Asadul Islam (Monash), funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi. 2016-2018.

Sociology & Development

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