I am an applied micro-economist with research and teaching focus on economic development and global health. My research aims to identify the interlinkages between child & maternal health, human capital, and economic performance. Specifically, my research strives to understand the impacts of fetal & early childhood conditions on human capital accumulation in low income countries.

Associate Professor of Economics

Department of Economics & International Business

College of Business Administration

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas, 77340 USA.

Tel: +1.936 294 2461(w)/Fax: +1.936 294 3488

Research Interests

Development Economics, Global Health,

Public Policy, Impact Evaluation.

Email: skumar@shsu.edu Tweet:@santosh_econ

Google scholar citations: 515; h-index:12; i10-index: 14 [Jan, 2019]