I am a fourth-year Ph.D. student at Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. My research revolves around issues of program targeting and technology adoption in developing countries. In particular, I am studying the impact of targeting a food security program on nutrition outcomes in India. In another study, I examine how different payment methods influence smallholder farmers willingness to pay for solar irrigation in Ghana. Besides development, I am also interested in the economics of policing. I am currently working on a project that is evaluating different police response models in Columbus, Ohio to determine their impact on outcomes for mental/behavioral health crises.
I have completed my Masters in Economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Delhi. Before starting my Ph.D., I was working as a research assistant at International Food Policy Research Institute.