Arun K.

Doctoral Degree



Arun has a PhD in Economics and an extensive field experience of over 12 years in the fields of development practice, research. His rich hands-on experience in development practice, research and training, working with many national and international agencies including Governments at different levels, and grassroots civil society organisations renders him a good understanding of Indian developmental context. His broad areas of work relate to poverty, livelihoods, gender, entrepreneurship development, resilience building and disaster risk reduction. He has over 12 reports and research papers to his credit. His recommendations, based on a field study, for promoting rubber product manufacturing in the state of Tripura were accepted by the Government of Tripura. Further, his summary report on livelihoods of the urban poor in the city of Varanasi and report on goat meat subsector analysis in the state of Chhattisgarh have been appreciated.


  • development
  • research & development
  • anti-poverty / social justice
  • entrepreneurism
  • economic policy
  • india
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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