Professor Irma Elo and Demography PhD student Sneha Mani attended the First Annual Academy of the new doctoral program IMPRS-PHDS at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany in early November. Sneha Mani is one of 22 doctoral students who are affiliated with the program and several faculty of the Graduate Group in Demography (GGD) are also program affiliates.
Ph.D. Candidate, Demography, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2014
B.A. (Hons), Economics, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 2012
Sneha’s research interests are in demography, health, and inequality in South Asia and Latin America. Her current work focuses on understanding the health of older populations, mainly in Chile and India.
Her broad areas of interest are adult health inequalities, treatment of non-communicable diseases, and evaluating the quality and potential uses of civil registration data. Sneha has a Bachelor’s in Economics and a Master’s in Development Studies and Demography.