Sanchari Roy is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Development Economics at King’s College London. Her main area of research is development economics. In particular, her work focuses on examining the various types of constraints faced by developing countries in the process of poverty alleviation and economic development. One of the core themes of her research is to understand the role of gender constraints in perpetuating poverty, with special focus on female inheritance rights. A second theme of Sanchari’s research centers around examining the challenges faced in providing effective public service delivery in developing countries, with particular emphasis on the role of information constraints. A third theme of her research explores the role of psychological constraints in perpetuating poverty, focusing in particular on non-cognitive skills and mental health.