Research Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute, Department of Global Development
Andaleeb Rahman is a research associate at the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University. Andaleeb works in the area of development economics, food policy, agricultural economics, social protection, rural-urban transformation, and identity politics. An applied economist by training, his research is rooted in interdisciplinary theoretical underpinning spanning the disciplines of economics, political science, sociology, and urban planning. He has published widely in reputed journals like Food Policy, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Global Food Security, and Urban Studies, among others. Andaleeb co-authored his first book on India’s food systems which came out in 2019. Currently, he is working on a new book project onsocial welfare programs in India, to be published by Palgrave Macmillan. Prior joining Cornell, Andaleeb worked at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) in Bangalore investigating the issues of climate change adaptation and its impact on livelihoods. Learn more about Andaleeb's work.