Arindam Nandi is a fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP), having joined as a post-doctoral scholar in 2010. He is also a visiting scholar at the Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi. His primary research interests are health economics, development economics, and public health. His current research involves estimating the long term effects of early childhood factors on cognitive, educational, and labor market outcomes in developing country settings. In collaboration with the Public Health Foundation of India, he is also conducting a five-year experimental study of the impact of physical activity on adolescent health, cognitive, and personality development outcomes. He is jointly leading another field study on the cost of delivering routine vaccination in India. 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 worked with the World Bank on poverty reduction and economic management in India, and with the newly founded University of California Global Health Institute. Arindam received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of California, Riverside.
Personal research page: https://sites.google.com/site/arindamnandi/