Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Vedavati Patwardhan

Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Environments and Populations
  • Health of People and Populations
  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

Vedavati Patwardhan is a Postdoctoral Scholar with the Gender Equality Metrics (GEM) team at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at UW Seattle. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Washington, Seattle. Patwardhan is an applied microeconomist, with research interests in development economics and demography. Her research focuses on women’s economic empowerment, maternal and child health, and program evaluation in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.