Veena Kulkarni

Veena Kulkarni is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Arkansas State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology with specialisation in Demography and Development from University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests lie at the intersections of studying social and economic inequalities with focus on labour market processes and indicators, and health and educational outcomes.

Content by Veena Kulkarni
  • 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