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A K Shiva Kumar


A K Shiva Kumar (Shiv), a New Delhi based development economist, policy advisor and evaluator, has over the past 40 years, taught economics, undertaken evaluations of social policies and programmes, conducted research and policy analysis, worked closely with governments, international agencies and civil society organizations in advocating for changes in public policy and legislation, and actively participated in movements for social change. As a development economist, Shiv’s research interests have focused on poverty and vulnerability, shaping social policy, and assessing the impact of policies on women and children.