Sunil Kumar Mishra

Sunil Kumar Mishra is an economist by profession and presently working as a Fellow at the Institute for Human Development. His interest area is food security, child deprivation and tribal studies. He has published several research papers in referred journals of national and international repute. He has published two books ‘Challenges of Rural Industrialization in India (Academic Excellence, 2012) and The Challenge of Inclusive Development in Rural Bihar’ (Jointly with Gerry Rodgers, Amrita Datta, Janine Rodgers and Alakh N. Sharma) IHD &Manak Publications Pvt. Ltd in 2012.

Content by Sunil Kumar Mishra
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    Food security during pandemic times: Insights and perspectives from rural Bihar

    COVID-19 and the government-enforced lockdown has adversely impacted peoples’ livelihoods. The impact of the lockdown is very severe in the rural areas due to closures, restricted farming, and other economic activities. In a poor state like Bihar where nearly 90 percent of the population lives in rural areas and out-migration numbers are extremely high, the flow of...

    10 Dec 2020 | Sunil Kumar Mishra, Aditi Madan, Swati Dutta

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    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