J. V. Meenakshi

J.V. Meenakshi is Professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, where she teaches courses in econometrics and food and agricultural policy. From 2004- 2008 she worked at IFPRI, where she headed the impact and policy research on biofortification. Her research areas include: the economics of health, nutrition and food, focusing in particular on the interface between agriculture and nutrition; characterizing cereal and water markets; and evaluation of agricultural and nutrition interventions. The primary geographical focus of her research is India, but she has also worked on several countries in sub-Saharan Africa. She serves as an associate editor of Agricultural Economics and the Indian Economic Review. She was the former member of the National Statistical Commission (NSC). Prof Meenakshi obtained her PhD in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University.