Sudha Narayanan is Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute and was an Associate Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. She obtained a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2011, specialising in agricultural and development economics. She earlier obtained M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, India. Sudha’s research interests straddle agriculture, food and nutrition policy, and human development in India. Her current research focuses on contract farming, technology adoption in agriculture, public policies for food security and employment guarantee and agriculture-nutrition linkages. Prior to studying for a doctoral degree, Sudha worked with the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, IFPRI and the Right to Food Campaign in India and Cornell University, among others. Her past works include a book co-authored with Ashok Gulati titled “The Subsidy Syndrome in Indian Agriculture” published by the Oxford
University Press, New Delhi.