Arindam Nandi is a fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Washington DC. His primary research interests are health economics, development economics, and public health. His research at CDDEP focuses on the long term effects of early childhood interventions on cognitive, educational, and labor market outcomes in low- and middle-income countries, and the costs and cost-effectiveness of maternal and child health interventions in India. He has jointly lead a large field study on the cost of delivering routine vaccination in seven Indian states. Dr. Nandi 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. 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 the Associate Director of Research of Tata Centre for Development at the University of Chicago, and a visiting scholar at the Public Health Foundation of India. 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.
Dr. Nandi’s personal research page is at https://sites.google.com/site/arindamnandi/.