Bansari Kamdar: I am a published author with my work printed in renowned current-affairs magazines and newspapers like CNN-News18, The Diplomat, The Wire and The Quint. I am currently pursuing a post-graduate degree in Applied Economics. I have another post-graduate degree in International Relations and International Communication with graduate certificates in Asian Studies and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies.
Dr. Shreyasee Das is an Instructional Assistant Professor at Temple University. She is also an affiliated faculty with the Global Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at Temple University. Her research is in the fields of gender and development economics, with a regional focus on India. Some of her current work examines household formation and marriage market outcomes in the event of a natural disaster, such as an earthquake. She also researches the impact of improving women's property rights on outcomes such as their household bargaining power and fertility decisions. At Temple, Prof. Das teaches principles of microeconomics and a course on Development Economics