Sisir Debnath is Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the ISB. He received his Ph D, from the University of Virginia in USA. His primary research interests are in the areas of Development Economics and Empirical Microeconomics. His paper The Impact of Household Structure on Female Autonomy in Developing Countries has been accepted to be published in Journal of Development Studies. His other paper Intergenerational Consequences of Early Age Marriages of Human Capital has already appeared in Journal of Development Studies. The Professor regularly makes presentations on Developmental Economics related topics at academic conferences in India as well abroad. He is recipient of many prestigious grants.