Esha Chatterjee

PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, 2020

Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Journal Articles

    • Chatterjee, E., & Sennott, C. (2020). Fertility intentions and maternal health behaviour during and after pregnancy. Population Studies, 74(1), 55-74.

    • Chatterjee, E., & Desai, S. (2019). Physical versus imagined communities: migration and women’s autonomy in India. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 1-20.

    • Chatterjee, E., Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2018). Indian paradox: Rising education, declining womens' employment. Demographic Research, 38, 855-878.

Book Chapters

  • Chatterjee, E., & Desai, S. (2020). Regional Fertility Differences in India. In: Schoen, R. (eds) Analyzing Contemporary Fertility (pp. 133-169). The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Populations Analysis, vol 51. Springer, Cham.

  • Travel award granted by the International Development Research Centre to present an invited talk at the Canadian Economics Association annual meeting, May 30-June 2, 2019 in Banff, Alberta.

  • Travel grant to present an invited talk at Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in 2018.

  • Editor’s choice award, Demographic Research.

  • Awarded the 2018-2019 Policy Communication Fellowship, implemented by Population Reference Bureau and the African Institute for Development Policy. Attended a one week workshop in Lilongwe,Malawi as a part of the fellowship.

  • Awarded a Graduate Travel Grant from the 2017-18 Dean’s Research Initiative at the University of Maryland.

  • Awarded Department Funding for attending ICPSR Summer Workshop 2017.

  • Awarded the 2017 Suzanne M. Bianchi Summer Research Grant by the Maryland Population Research Center.

  • Awarded the 2016-2017 Harriet B. Presser Fellowship that supports a graduate student specializing in Population and Gender at the dissertation writing stage.

  • Awarded Travel Grant from The Asia Research Institute, Singapore to present at the ARI Conference on Migration and Marriage in Asia (July, 2016).

  • Awarded the William Form Summer Fellowship from the Sociology Department at the University of Maryland (2015).

 

  • September 2020- Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

  • October 2019 – December 2019 Consultant, World Bank Group. Working on a project on a global review of aging cities.

  • February 2019-March 2019 Consultant, World Bank Group. Worked on a report on demographic trends and urban development in South Asia.

  • Jan 2018-May 2018: Research Assistant at Purdue University.

  • July 2016-August 2016: Consultant, World Bank Group. Compiled a review of literature on ‘Water and Gender’.

  • June 2014 – May 2016: Research Assistant with the India Human Development Survey Group, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

  • August 2013 - May 2014: Teaching Assistant at the University of Maryland, College Park.

  • August 2012 - July 2013: Research Assistant with the India Human Development Survey Group, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

  • October 2010 - April 2011: Researcher at the Export-Import Bank of India. Worked on a project titled ‘Indo-Bangladesh: A Study of Bilateral Trade and Investment Relations’.

  • July 2011 – October 2011: Wrote a Course unit (chapter) on Large Scale Industries in India for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). This was as part of the study material for their undergraduate students.

 

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