Gaurav Datt

Gaurav Datt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Deputy Director of the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability. He has over twenty years of research and operational work experience in the development sector. He has worked in research positions at the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C.

Content by Gaurav Datt
  • Project

    Changing lives and livelihoods in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic in rural Bihar

    The COVID-19 pandemic is both a health crisis and an economic crisis. A key response on the health front has been a lockdown and restrictions on activities to contain the spread of the virus. However, a lockdown also means an economic shutdown with a decimation of work, livelihoods and incomes for the vast majority of people. While the well-off have more staying power,...

    17 Jul 2020 | Gaurav Datt, Swati Dutta, Sunil Kumar Mishra