Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

An Interview with Trainee Alumna Patwardhan

Posted: 10/1/2021 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Trainee Alumna Vedavati Patwardhan, a recent Public Policy Ph.D. graduate, was interviewed by the Evans School to discuss her research on the impacts of cash-transfer programs for pregnant and nursing mothers on child nutrition outcomes. Patwardhan was recently awarded a grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for this research. Her dissertation spanned the topics of the impact of maternal cash transfers on child nutrition in India, women’s control over household income, and the effect of weather variability on women’s financial decision-making in Malawi.

Read the full interview about her research here.