Prof Santosh Mehrotra on Demographic Dividend’s Potential & Reality In India | Snippets IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk

#IMPRI Center for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Population and Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment

A Panel Discussion on

Forfeited Before Realizing:
Demographic Dividend’s Potential & Reality In India

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: June 24, 2022
Time: 3:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Devender Singh

Devender Singh
Global Studies Programme,
University of Freiburg, Germany;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI


Jayan Jose Thomas edited 1

Prof Jayan Jose Thomas
Professor of Economics,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi

Neha Jain edited 1

Dr Neha Jain
Assistant Professor of Economics,
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)

P M Kulkarni edited

Prof P.M. Kulkarni
Retired Professor of Population Studies,
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Santosh mehrotra

Prof Santosh Mehrotra
Visiting Professor,
Centre for Development Studies,
University of Bath, UK

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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.