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Anushree Sinha
Senior Fellow
E-mail : asinha@ncaer.org
 
  Education

British Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK (1998-99)

Ph.D. Economics: ‘Input-Output Techniques and Income Distribution’, Jadavpur University with academic affiliation with the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. (1990)

MA Economics: Specialization in Econometrics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

BA Economics (Hons): Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

 
  Research Interests

Macro policy analysis through application of: 

  - Computable General Equilibrium Modeling (CGE)
  - Social Accounting Matrices (SAMs)
  - Input-Output Modeling (IOM)

Informal economy

Gender equity

Globalisation and development

Labour market

 
Professional Awards
UNU-WIDER Research Fellowship, Helsinki, Finland, (April-June).

Regulating for Decent Work Network (RDW) Fellowship, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland, (July 2011).

   
Professional Affiliations
Member of High Level Planning Commission Review Committee on Functioning of IAMR, Govt. of India. (2012-)

Member of the Expert Group of Third Annual Employment-Unemployment (EUS), Min. of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India. (2012-)

Member of the Working Group on National Sample Survey (Government of India) 67th Round (2009-10)

Associate of the Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK. (2007-09)

Member of Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK. (2004-08)

Member of the National Employment Commission..(2003-04)

 
Academic Association
The All India Econometric Society
The All India Input Output Association
The International Input-Output Association
The Indian Society of LabourEconomics

 

Major Publications

Sinha Anushree and Ravi Kanbur (2012): “Informality: Concepts, Facts and Models” Working Paper, January, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-7801 USA

Sinha Anushree and Ravi Kanbur (2012): Editor of special issue of Margin: Journal of Applied Economic Research, on Informality: Concepts, Facts and Models, Sage publication, Vol. 6, issue 2, May 2012.

Sinha Anushree and Armin Bauer (Eds.) (2012): Volume titled “The Environments of the Poor in Asia - Triple Wins for the Environment, the Climate, and Poverty Reduction in South Asia” to be published by Oxford University Press, India.

Sinha Anushree (2011): “Study on Trade and the Informal Economy’ in a Volume titled ‘Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts’ edited by Marion Jansen, Ralf Peters and José Manuel Salazar, ILO-EU, Published by ILO, Geneva, Switzerland (October).

Sinha Anushree, et.al. (2011): ‘Pre-launch Survey Report of Insurance Awareness Campaign’, report submitted to IRDA, Hyderabad (NCAER Publication).

Sinha Anushree (2011): Review of Oxford University Press volume titled ‘The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy’, by Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar (March, 2011), published in the Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.54, Number 1 (September).

Sinha Anushree (2011): ‘The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy’, by Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar (March, 2011), OUP publication in The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.54, No. 1 (September).

Sinha Anushree and Haider Khan (2010): ‘What gains of growth for women and informal workers in India:  A SAM based CGE analysis’, in The Rise of China and India: Impacts, Prospects and Implications Edited by Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Guanghua Wan,Palgrave Macmillan (Oct).

Parida PC and Anushree Sinha (2010): "Performance and Sustainability of SHGs in India: A Gender Perspective" in the Asian Development Review Journal (July).

Sinha Anushree (2010):Productivity of Indian Informal Workers: Do Global Impulses Matter?" in a special volume of Journal of South Asian Development’ on Informal Sector, Sage Publication (June).

Sinha Anushree (2010): Global meltdown and informality: An economy-wide analysis for India—A Policy research brief in a Volume titled “Development in Asia: Impacts and Responses to the Global Economic Crisis” Armin Bauer and Myo Thant (Eds), Published by Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines (May).

Sinha Anushree (2010): “Gender Integration in Macro Analysis for Better Policy’ in Gender Mainstreaming’ in the Asia Pacific Human Development Report by the RCC, UNDP Publication (March).

Sinha Anushree (ed) (2009): ‘Developing Input Output Tables at a State Level: An Indian Experience’, NCAER Publication (August).
Sinha Anushree (2009): Foreword ‘Gender and Discrimination-Heath, Nutritional and Status and Role of Women in India’, (edited by Manoranjan Pal, et. al.). Published by Oxford University Press, Delhi (November).  

Sinha Anushree (2009): ‘Engendering Macroeconomic Modeling for Policy Analysis’ in volume titled Engendering Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies, UNDP and Zubaan (October).

Sinha Anushree, et al (2008): Report titled ‘Impact and Sustainability of the SHG Bank Linkage Programme’ NCAER publication, (July 2008).
Sinha, Anushree and N. Sangeeta (2003): 'Gender in Macroeconomic framework' in Tracking Gender Equity under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in South Asia (eds. S. Mukhopadhaya and .M.Sudarshan), published by IDRC and Kali for Women.

Sinha Anushree and Haider Khan (2008): ‘Gender and Informal Sector Analysis in India: Economy Wide Approach’ published as WIDER Research Paper No. 2008/65, published by UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland (June).

Sinha Anushree and Kristy Cook (2008): ‘Gender and Informal Labor’ in Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Harriss-White, Barbara and Anushree Sinha (eds) (2007): ‘Trade Liberalization and India’s Informal Economy’ published by Oxford University Press, India,in January {this book has been reviewed in Economic & Political Weekly, pp. 27-29, (5 April, 08)’’ and in ‘Economic System Research, vol. 20 (4), pp. 433-43 (December, 08)’ and in Indian Economic Review, Vol. XXXXIV, No.1,( January- June, 2009)}.

Sinha Anushree and Christopher Adam (2006): ‘Reforms and Informalization: What Lies Behind Jobless Growth in India’ in a volume titled Informal Labour Markets and Development’, edited by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur published by Palgrave Macmillan in July (reviewed in the 2nd Trade and Employment Report ‘Globalization and Informal Jobs in Developing Countries’ published by WTO and ILO, October 2009).

Sinha Anushree (2006): Reviewed Book titled ‘‘National Income Accounts and Data Systems’ edited by B. S. Minhas in Economic Systems Research, Journal of the International Input-Output Association, Vol. 18, September 2006.

Sinha Anushree and Poonam Munjal (2006): ‘Informal and Home based Workers Amidst Reforms’, Margin, Vol. no. 38/3 April-June.

Sinha Anushree and Alfred Latigo (2003): ‘A Proposed Gender-aware Macroeconomic Model to Evaluate Impacts of Policies on Poverty Reduction’ Gender and Development of the United Nations Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Sinha Anushree and N. Sangeeta (2003): ‘Gender in Macroeconomic framework’ in Tracking Gender Equity under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in South Asia (eds. S. Mukhopadhaya and Ratna M.Sudarshan), published by IDRC and Kali for Women.

Sinha Anushree, N. Sangeeta and K.A. Siddiqui (2003): ‘Informal economy: Gender, Poverty and Households’ in Informal economy centrestage (eds R. Jhabvala, R.M.Sudarshan and J Unni), published by Sage Publication.

Sinha Anushree, K.A.Siddiqui and N. Sangeeta (2003): ‘Impact of Alternative Economic Policies on the Informal Sectors: A Multi-Sectoral Study’ NCAER Publication.
Sinha Anushree and N. Sangeeta (2001): ‘Gender in a macro economic framework: a CGE model analysis’ at http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/handle/123456789/29824.      http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/browse?type=author&value=Sinha%2C+Anushree
Major Workshop/Meetings

Sinha Anushree (2012): Paper titled ‘Gender Dimension of Employment and Labour’ in a workshop on ‘Gender-Responsive Economic Policy Management’, in Kathmandu at Nepal organised by UNDP during (21-23 August).

Sinha Anushree (2012): Introduction of Margin Special Issue on Informality—Concepts, Facts, Organised jointly by NCAER and Sage Publishers, NCAER Auditorium, on  25 July 2012.  

Sinha Anushree (2011): Panellist in a Consultation on ‘Conceptualizing Inclusive Growth and addressing Exclusion’ organised by UNDP and Planning Commission at Hotel Claridges, New Delhi during 24th October, 2011.

Sinha Anushree and Ravi Kanbur (2011): Paper titled Does Non-Compliance Lead to Informalisation: A State-Wise Analysis for India to be presented the Conference on “Regulating for A Fair Recovery Network’, in ILO, Geneva, during 6-8 July, 2011.

Sinha Anushree (2011): Paper titled “Gender-Aware Social Accounting Matrix Analysis with Market and Non-Market Work’, selected for Presentation at the 19th International Input-Output Conference, during June 13-17 at Virginia, USA.

Sinha Anushree (2011): Paper titled “Regional Input-Output Linkages for Policy Analysis: A Case Study for Karnataka’, selected for Presentation at the 19th International Input-Output Conference, during June 13-17 at Virginia, USA.

Sinha Anushree (2011): Presented ‘Gauging the Insurance Awareness Levels in India: Major Findings of the Pre-Launch Survey on Insurance Awareness Campaign’, in a seminar on ‘Policyholder Protection and Welfare’, organised by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, Hyderabad at Hotel The Ashok, New Delhi, 3 June, 2011.

Sinha Anushree (2010): Presented ‘How the environment and climate change changes gender relations in India’s slum poverty’, in Regional Conference on “The Environments of the Poor in the Context of Climate Change and the Green Economy: Making Sustainable Development More Inclusive”, organised by NCAER and ADB cooperation with 14 Development partners at Hotel Taj Place, during 24-26 November, 2010.

Sinha Anushree (2010): Chair in session on ‘Upland Poverty’ in Regional Conference on “The Environments of the Poor in the Context of Climate Change and the Green Economy: Making Sustainable Development More Inclusive”, organised by NCAER and ADB cooperation with 14 Development partners at Hotel Taj Place, during 24-26 November, 2010.

Sinha Anushree (2010): Delivered lecture on ‘Gender-Responsive Economic Policy Management’, in workshop at Dakar, Senegal organised by UNDP, New York during (October).

Sinha Anushree (2010): Invited in workshop on “Training of trainers’ organised by Gender and Economic Policy Management, at Dakar, Senegal organised by UNDP, New York during (July).

Sinha Anushree (2010): Delivered lecture on ‘Macro-gender Modelling’ in a Capacity Building Programme ‘Asia-Pacific Capacity Development on Gender and Macroeconomic Issue’ organised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia-Pacific Regional Centre, Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Initiative (APTII), in Manila during (14-25 June).

Sinha Anushree (2010): "Employment and Growth in Asia: What role of Trade and Informality?" At the Economics and Research Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB), in Manila, 21 June.

Sinha Anushree (2010): Invited panellist for the ADB Round table on "Asia as a Locomotive of Growth" at the Thirteenth Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis” organised by Centre for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP), in Penang, Malaysia for 9-11 June.

Sinha Anushree (2010): Invited in Global Release and Panel Discussion of the UNDP 2010 Asia-Pacific Human Development Report - Power, Voice and Rights: A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific, organised by UNDP at The Oberoi, New Delhi on (March).

Sinha, Anushree (2010): Organised seminar on The African Economic Transformation Report: Issues and Approaches by KY Amoako, Former Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa and presently President and Founder of Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET); at NCAER, Delhi, March 23, 2010.

Sinha, Anushree (2009): “Participating in ILO meeting on Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade on Employment during December 14-15, 2009 at Geneva, Switzerland

Sinha, Anushree (2009): Organised seminar on ‘A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China and India’ by Martin Ravallion at NCAER, Delhi, November 26, 2009.

Sinha Anushree (2009): Invited to participate as international expert in WTO-ILO workshop on “Current Research on Global Trade and Employment”, in WTO, Geneva, August 31 -September 1, 2009.

Sinha Anushree (2009): Invited to chair session ‘The Informal Sector in South Asia: Organizational Dynamics, Institutional Determinants, Inter-linkages and Development’, and present paper titled ‘Productivity of Indian Informal Workers: Do Global Impulses Matter?’, at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, 27-28 July, 2009.

Sinha Anushree (2009): Presented ‘Measuring Non Market Work: Contribution that Matters’ as invited participant at a ‘National Consultation on Current Employment Strategies and Women’s Work’, organized by Ministry of Labour and Employment, International Labour Organization and Institute of Social Studies Trust at Hotel Claridges, New Delhi on 7 July, 2009.

Sinha Anushree (2009): Participated as an expert on ‘Construction of Household Development/Vulnerability Index Mission Convergence, GNTCD’ at the Government of NCT of Delhi on 3rd July, 2009.

Sinha Anushree (2009):  ‘Gender Budgeting workshop for Officers of Public Sector Undertakings of Government of India’, organized by Indian Institute of Public Administration, IIPA at New Delhi, (16-17 April).

Sinha Anushree (2009): ‘Presented paper ‘Impact of Global Slowdown on Employment and Income in India: A CGE Analysis of Informality’ at The World Bank, New Delhi, (March).

Sinha Anushree (2009): Key Note Speaker on ‘Why Inclusive Growth Makes Fiscal Sense’ at the 5th Meeting of Committee on Public Finance, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Delhi (January).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘Microfinance India Summit 2008- The Poor First’ organized by Access Development Services, at the Ashok, New Delhi, (November).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘Macro-analysis of the Informal and Women Workers: A CGE Poverty Experiment’ presented at UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland, (September).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘Some thoughts on India China Labour Productivity’ in conference on ‘Southern Engines of Global Growth: Africa and CIBS (China, India, Brazil and South Africa) at UNU-WIDER, Johannesburg, South Africa, (September).

Sinha Anushree (2008): Discussant on paper titled ‘Electricity Supply Shocks and Economic Development: The Impact and Policy Implications of South Africa’s Power Outages’ in conference on ‘Southern Engines of Global Growth: Africa and CIBS (China, India, Brazil and South Africa) at UNU-WIDER, Johannesburg, South Africa, (September).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘Macro Economic Policies in India: Social & Economic Benefits and Strains’ presented at Inter Cultural Resources (ICR), Delhi, (July).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘Social Accounting Matrix Analysis with Market and Non-Market Work: A Gender Perspective’ presented at VATT, Helsinki, Finland (June). www.vatt.fi/file/torstaiseminaari%20paperit/2008/sinha-nmw-vatt-june08r.pdf  

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘A Gender-Aware Social Accounting Matrix Based CGE Methodology with Market and Non-Market Work Participation’ presented at UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland (June).

Sinha Anushree (2008): ‘The Indian Demand for Crops as a Consequence of the World Price Changes’ at the ASSOCAP (the Italian Association of Agrarian Consortium) FORUM organized by Coldiretti, on January 22, 2008 at Palazzo Rospigliosi, Rome, Italy. (Fully funded by the organisers).

Sinha Anushree (2007): ‘Urbanization of Indian Women: What Access to Work, Hygiene and Medical Care’ with Poonam Munjal, presented at UNU-WIDER project workshop “Beyond the Tipping Point: Development in an Urban World” at London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK (18-20 October).

Sinha Anushree (2007): A “Gender and Informal Sector Analysis in India: Economy wide Approach” with Haider A. Khan, in UNU-WIDER Conference on “Southern Engines of Global Growth: China, India, Brazil and South Africa” held at Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland during (7–8 September).

Sinha Anushree (2006): Invited to participate at the “Third Global Authors Meet on International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD)" , San Jose, Costa Rica, The Ramada Plaza, Herradura Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica during (6-10 November).

Sinha, Anushree (2006): Invited Speaker on ‘Globalization: Current Framework and Economic and Social Prospects in India’ at the Sixth edition of the International Forum on Agriculture and Food’ organized by Coldiretti at Villa d'Este in Cernobbio,  during (20-21 October).

Sinha, Anushree (2006): Participated as one of the Lead Co-Coordinating Authors at the "Second IAASTD Global Authors Meeting" at the Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand during (1-5 May).

Sinha, Anushree (2006): IFPRI-IAASTD-AKST project workshop “Exploring Alternative Futures for Agriculture Knowledge, Science and Technology (KST)” at IFPRI Headquarters, Washington DC, USA during (3-5th April).

   
Recent Project Directorships

Study on ‘Review of Gender-Aware Macro Models Integrating Intra-Household Bargaining Behaviour’, sponsored by World Bank, New Delhi. (2012-13)

Study on ‘Evaluation Study on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)’, sponsored by Programme Evaluation Organization, Planning Commission, Govt. of India.(2012-13)

Study on ‘Developing an Input-Output Table for Gujarat with New "Green" Industries’ sponsored by International Labour Organisation, Bangkok, Thailand. (2011-12)

Study on “Initiative on Gender-Inclusive Macroeconomic Policy Management’ sponsored by UNDP.(2011-12)

Study on “De-Novo Study in respect of Kerosene Dealers’ Commission”, sponsored by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited. (2010-11)

Study on “Gender Dimension of Social Cohesion in India”, sponsored by OECD Development Centre, Paris. (2010-11)

Study on “Pre and Post launch Survey of Insurance Awareness Campaign”, sponsored by Insurance Regulatory Development Authority.(2010-11)

Study on “South Asian -Regional Knowledge and Partnership Networks for Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth for the period 2009-2011’, sponsored by the ADB.(2009-11)

Study on “Impact of Global Slowdown on Employment and Income in India: A CGE Model Analysis”, sponsored by The World Bank, India. (2009)

Study on “An Index of Devolution for Assessing Environment for Panchayati Raj Institutions in the States-Empirical Assessment 2008”, sponsored by Ministry of Panchayati Raj, (MoPR),  Mimeo, NCAER, New Delhi.(2008-09)

Study on “Perception of disadvantaged in Seven States of India”, sponsored   by United Nations Development Programme, Mimeo, NCAER, New Delhi.(2007-08)

Study on “Jan Kerosene Pariyojana’ sponsored by Petroleum and Planning Analysis Cell”, Government of India, sponsored by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mimeo, NCAER, Delhi.(2007-08)

Study on “Impact and Sustainability of the SHG Bank Linkage Programme”, sponsored by German Development Corporation, New Delhi.(2006-08)

IFPRI-IAASTD-AKST Project: Funded by the International Food Policy Research Institute, USA to study the “Impact of Agriculture Knowledge and Technology as Global outcomes and regional outcomes over the next 50 years”. Within project selected as a Coordinating Lead Author of one chapter of the Global Assessment by the Advisory Bureau of the IAASTD Secretariat of the World Bank.(2005-08)

   
NCAER Reports (last 5 years)

Sinha Anushree (2012): ‘Estimating Jobs in Wind Energy Sector Using Input-Output Analysis for Gujarat’, report submitted to Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, ILO, Bangkok, Thailand during (June).

Sinha Anushree (2011): ‘De-Novo Study with respect to Kerosene Dealers’, Report submitted to Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Mumbai during (July).

Sinha Anushree (2011): ‘Gender Dimension of Social Cohesion in India’, Report submitted to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France, during (March).

Sinha Anushree, et.al. (2011): ‘Pre-launch Survey Report of Insurance Awareness Campaign’, report submitted to IRDA, Hyderabad (NCAER Publication).

Sinha Anushree (ed) (2009): ‘Developing Input Output Tables at a State Level: An Indian Experience’, Report submitted to USAID (NCAER Publication).

Sinha Anushree, et.al (2008): ‘Perception of Disadvantaged in Seven States of India, report submitted to United Nations Development Program, New Delhi during December.

Sinha Anushree, et.al (2008): ‘Impact and Sustainability of the SHG Bank Linkage’, report submitted to GTZ-NABARD, Mumbai during March, (NCAER Publication).

Sinha Anushree, et.al (2008): ‘Impact Assessment Study on Jan Kerosene Pariyojana (JKP)’ NCAER Report submitted to PPAC, GoI, (February).

Rosegrant, Mark, Maria Fernandez and Anushree Sinha ( 2007): ‘Draft Global Assessment on Impact of Agriculture Science and Technology on Sustainable Growth till 2050’ submitted to IAASTD, World Bank, Washington, (October).

Sinha Anushree, et.al (2007): “Evaluation study on Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme” report submitted to Ministry of Small and Medium Scale Industries, Government of India, (October).

Sinha, Anushree, et.al (2007): “Macro-economic database/I-O tables for three sates of India, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Karnataka for revenue projection” NCAER Report submitted to BearingPoint/USAID, (April).

 
 
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