Dr. Padmaja Pancharatnam

Designation: Senior Research Fellow
E-mail ID: padmaja@graam.org.in

Padmaja joined the GRAAM team in August 2018. She has doctoral degree in Agricultural Economics with a specialization in Resource Economics from Texas A & M University. In her thesis she examined the relationship between indicators of economic welfare and environmental quality. In addition, she has worked on projects related to food security and agricultural cooperatives.

Before joining GRAAM, she worked as a Research Advisor at the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore, for around three and half years. At CBPS, she worked in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Gender and Health.

Publications:

  • Report: ‘A Review of Expenditure and Services of ICDS in Karnataka’, co-authored with CBPS team, CBPS and UNICEF publication
  • Report: ‘Millennium Development Goals and Karnataka: Status Report’, co-authored with CBPS team, CBPS and UNICEF publication
  • Report: ‘A Feasibility and Validation Study of the Kalikayatna Initiative’, co-authored with CBPS team (submitted to Prajayatna), CBPS publication