Dr. Arjun Kumar, Director

Arjun is the Director of Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With a training in development economics, he has a specialization in econometrics and use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) and has been associated with many think tanks and research institutes. He has also taught economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in housing, basic amenities, urban and regional research, gender justice, sustainable development and, data and research methods. He has several publications to his name and experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute.

Google Scholar link: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=5WW4YfAAAAAJ&hl=en

PROJECTS

How to tap property tax potential

The Pioneer

Timeline: 31/08/2019

Financing urban projects

The Pioneer

Timeline: 20/07/2019

How India can tend to its farmers

EAST ASIA FORUM

Timeline: 27/08/2017

Solid Waste Management: A Case Study of Delhi

Krishna Raj Summer Fellowship Program, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Timeline: 2010

Gold Monetization Scheme: An Unfinished Agenda

IndraStra Global ISSN 2381-3652

Timeline: 21/01/2020

Households’ Toilet Facility in Rural India: Socio-spatial Analysis

Sage & Institute for Human Development, New Delhi

Timeline: 2017

India’s Residential Rental Housing

Sameeksha Trust

Timeline: 11/06/2016

Regional Variations in Access to Basic Amenities in India

Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh

Timeline: June/2016

Disparities and Deprivations in Access to Basic Amenities in Urban India: Aspects of Various Class Sizes of Towns and Cities, Poor – Non-Poor, Social Groups, Religious Groups …

Government of India, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), New Delhi www.mospi.gov.in

Timeline: March/2016

Challenges in Access to Basic Amenities by Rural and Urban households in India: Caste, Ethnicity and Class

DAV PG College BHU Varanasi

Timeline: 2015

Access to Basic Amenities in India: Identifying Lagging Regions

JDPR

Timeline: 2015

Disparities in Access to Basic Amenities across Caste, Ethnicity and Classes in Rural and Urban India

OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati

Timeline: 2015

Rural Households’ Access to Basic Amenities in India: Deprivation and Socio-economic Exclusions

Council for Social Development, New Delhi & Sage Publication

Timeline: December/2015

Indian Urban Households’ Access to Basic Amenities: Deprivations, Disparities and Determinants

National Council of Applied Economic Research

Timeline: August/2015

Housing Shortages in Urban India and Socio-economic Facets

India Development Foundation

Timeline: June/2015

The Journey of Devalaya, Shauchalaya and Aspects of Socio-Economic Groups in India: 2001 – 2011

Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh

Timeline: June/2015

Housing Amenities in Urban India- Issues and Challenges

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) Human Settlement Management Institute (HSMI) http://hudco.org/writereaddata/SHELTER-April%202015.pdf

Timeline: Apirl/2015

Housing Amenities in Urban India

hudco Publication

Timeline: Apirl/2015

Estimating Rural Housing Shortage

Sameeksha Trust

Timeline: 2014

Urban Housing Shortages in India – Aspects of Economic Category, Caste and Ethnicity

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) Human Settlement Management Institute (HSMI) http://www.hudco.org/writereaddata/shelter-oct14.pdf

Timeline: 2014

An Appraisal of Municipal Solid Waste Management in India: With Special Reference to Delhi

Fairfield Institute of Management & Technology

Timeline: 2014

Devalaya and Shauchalaya: Addressing Socio-Economic Inclusions

Lokkatha Debate on Development http://www.jsdc.lokkatha.com/

Timeline: 2014

Sanitation in Rural India: An Analysis of Households’ Latrine Facility

Lokkatha Debate on Development http://www.jsdc.lokkatha.com/

Timeline: October/2014

Basic Amenities in Rural India: Households’ Access Deprivation, Disparities and Determinants

Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune

Timeline: September/2014

Access to Basic Amenities by Urban Households in India

Journal of Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI)

Timeline: 2014

Access to Basic Amenities by Urban Households in India

Centre for Urban Studies, The Indian Institute of Public Administration

Timeline: 2014

Urban Soils and Waste Management in India

Impact and Policy Research Institute

Timeline: 16/08/2019