Raghav Gaiha


  • Raghav Gaiha (PSC/PARC Research Affiliate) co-authored an Op-ed in Economic Times about the association between economic deprivation and fertility among Muslim women in India.

  • New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Kulkarni, Vani, Veena Kulkarni, Katsushi Imai, and Raghav Gaiha. 2021. "Changes in Subjective versus Objective Well-Being in India." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2021-71.

  • New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Kulkarni, Vani S, and Raghav Gaiha. 2021. "The Role of Public Trust in People's Subjective Well-Being." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2021-70.

Visiting Scholar

Ph.D., Economics, University of Manchester, 1977

Raghav Gaiha obtained a Ph.D in Economics from University of Manchester, England. He has published on poverty, nutrition, inequality and aging. He has published /edited three books: Battling Corruption Has NREGA Reached Rural Poor in India (jointly with Shylashri Shankar), OUP, 2012; Diet, Malnutrition and Disease: The India Experience (jpointly with R. Jha and Vani S. Kulkarni), OUP, 2014; and Economics of Food Security (jointly with R. Jha), Edward Elgar, 2017. He has held visiting Scholar and Visiting fellow positions at University of Manchester, University of Cambridge, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford and Yale. He has served as consultant with World Bank, ILO, FAO, IFAD and Asian Development Bank.