Katsushi Imai

Katsushi Imai is an Associate Professor in Development Economics at the University of Manchester. He specialises in applied econometric works on India and other Asian countries and has published widely on risk, vulnerability and poverty dynamics of households, non-income poverty (example, child and adult nutrition), and evaluation of anti-poverty programmes.

Content by Katsushi Imai
  • Blog post

    Women’s empowerment and child malnutrition in rural India

    Research has found mother’s empowerment to have a positive impact on the nutrition status of their children. This blog analyses this relationship for data from rural India for the period 1992-2006. Among other factors, it highlights the importance of mother’s education in relation to father’s education in determining children’s nutrition. Notwithstanding the...

    1 Jul 2015 | Samuel Annim, Katsushi Imai, Veena Kulkarni, Raghav Gaiha