Arindam Nandi

Associate Director of Research
Tata Centre For Development
The Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
1155 E 60th St, Suite 285, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Phone: (+1) 773-834-2970
Email: anandi (at) uchicago.edu

Visiting Fellow
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy
Washington DC, USA

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Arindam Nandi is the associate director of research at the Tata Centre for Development (TCD), Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. He is also a visiting fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Washington DC . His primary research interests are health economics, development economics, and public health. At TCD, he leads an experimental study of a neonatal and maternal health intervention and an observational study of the impact of household water supply in India. His research at CDDEP focuses on the long term effects of early childhood nutrition and other health interventions on cognitive, educational, and labor market outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. At CDDEP, he is also involved in an experimental study of the impact of a physical activity based child development program on adolescent health, cognitive, and personality development outcomes. He has jointly lead another large field study on the cost of delivering routine vaccination in seven Indian states. His recent research has evaluated the economic benefits of various health interventions and policies in India, and the political economy of gender, particularly sex-selective abortions, in India and the US. In the past, he has been a visiting scholar at the Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon. He has also worked with the World Bank on poverty reduction and economic management in India, and with the University of California Global Health Institute. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Riverside.