Published Articles

2017

Thorat, Amit, Reeve Vanneman, Sonalde Desai and Amaresh Dubey. Forth. “Escaping and Falling into Poverty in India Today,” World Development. Published online Jan 30, 2017  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X17300062

Myroniuk , Tyler W., Reeve Vanneman, Sonalde Desai, (2017). “Getting a Child through Secondary School and to College in India: The Role of Household Social Capital”. Sociology of Development, Vol. 3 No. 1, Spring 2017; (pp. 24-46), University of California Press Journals. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.1.24. Published online 20 March 2017.  Accessed online 25 March 2017.

2016

Basu, Alaka and Sonalde Desai. 2016. "Hopes, Dreams and Anxieties: India's One Child Families," Asian Population Studies, 12(1):4-27.

Desai, Sonalde. 2016. "Demographic deposit, dividend and debt." The Indian Journal of Laour Economics, online 04 May 2016.

Thorat, Amit and Sonalde Desai. 2016. "Recent Evidence Shows Slow Improvement in Undernutrition in India," in Desai, Sonalde, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra and Amit Thorat (Ed.) Undernutrition and Public Policy in India. London: Routledge

 

2015

Desai, Sonalde and Reeve Vanneman. 2015. “Enhancing Nutrition Security via India’s National Food Security Act: Using an axe instead of a scalpel? India Policy Forum Vol. 11. Shah, Shekhar, Arvind Panagariya and Subir Gokarn (Eds.) New Delhi: Sage.

Barik, Debasis, Tushar Agarwal and Sonalde Desai. 2015. “After the Dividend: Caring for a Greying India.” Economic and Political Weekly, 50(24): 104-112.

Samanta, Tannistha, Feinian Chen and Reeve Vanneman. 2014. "Living Arrangements and Health of Older Adults in India," Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 70(8) 937-947. 

 

2014

Desai, Sonalde and Gheda Temsah. 2014. “Muslim and Hindu Women’s Public and Private Behaviors: Gender, Family and Communalized Politics in India” Demography, 51(6) 2307-2332.

Agarwal, Tushar. 2014. "Gender and Caste-based Wage Discrimination in India: Some Recent Evidence," Journal of Labour Market Research, 47:329-340.

2013

Barik, Debasis & Sonalde Desai. 2013. "Determinants of Private Healthcare Utilization and Expenditure Patterns in India." Ch. 5 in IDFC India Infrastructure Report, The Road to Universal Health Coverage. Pp. 52-62.

Vanneman, Reeve and Amaresh Dubey. 2013. “Horizontal and Vertical Inequalities in India.” In Janet Gornick and Markus Jantti (eds.), Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries, Stanford CA: Stanford University Press.

Desai, Sonalde. 2013. "Women in Workforce: Burden of Success, Decline in Participation." Yojana, 57: 56-59.

Andrist, Lester, Banerji, Manjistha and Sonalde Desai. 2013. “Negotiating Marriage: Examining the Gap between Marriage and Cohabitation in India”, in . Editors: Ravinder Kaur and Rajni Palriwala edited,  Marrying in South Asia: Shifting concepts, changing practices in a globalising world. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan.

Desai, Sonalde and Amit Thorat. 2013. “Social Inequalities in Education” in Basu, Sambit (Editor) India Infrastructure Report, 2012: Private Sector in Education. New Delhi: Routledge. Pp. 44-52.

 

2012

Vikram, Kriti, Reeve Vanneman, and Sonalde Desai. 2012. “Linkages between Maternal Education and Childhood Immunization in India.” Social Science & Medicine 75(July): 331-339.

 

2011

Desai, Sonalde and Amaresh Dubey. 2011. "Caste in 21st Century India: Competing Narratives.” Economic and Political Weekly, 46(11): 40-49.

 

2010

Desai, Sonalde and Lijuan Wu. 2010. “Structured Inequalities: Spatial Disparities in maternity Care in India,” Margin: A Journal of Applied Economics, 4(3): 293-320. 

Desai, Sonalde and Lester Andrist. 2010. “Gender Scripts and Age at Marriage in India,” Demography. 47(3):667-687. Abstract

Desai, Sonalde. 2010. "Caste and Census: A Forward Looking Strategy," Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 45, No. 29 (JULY 17-23, 2010), pp. 10-13.

Desai, Sonalde. 2010. “The Other Half of the Demographic Dividend.” Economic and Political Weekly, 45(40): 12-14. 

 

2009

Desai, Sonalde, Cecily Adams and Amaresh Dubey. 2009.“Segmented Schooling: Inequalities in Primary Education. In Sukhdeo Thorat and Katherine Newman (Eds.) Blocked by Caste: Discrimination and Social Exclusion in Modern India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

 Desai, Sonalde, Amaresh Dubey, Reeve Vanneman and Rukmini Banerji. 2009. “Private Schooling in India: A New Landscape,” India Policy Forum Vol. 5. Pp. 1-58, Bery, Suman, Barry Bosworth and Arvind Panagariya (Editors). New Delhi: Sage.

 

2008

Desai, Sonalde and Manjistha Banerji. 2008. “Negotiated Identities: Male Migration and Left Behind Wives in India.” Journal of Population Research, 25(3):337-355.