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Simone Schaner

Simone Schaner is an assistant professor (Research) of economics at University of Southern California

In times of pandemic, PDS shops should provide rations to all
Thu, Jul 23, 2020

India should not allow one emergency — the pandemic — to turn into another. Food security problems are not abating and there are clear steps that should be taken before it is too late.

Food before cash: Because PMJDY cash transfers will exclude many of India’s poorest
Mon, May 11, 2020

Cash is easy to carry and widely accepted. But, our analysis of nationally representative survey data, described below, suggests that these transfers will exclude many of India’s poorest and, for others, come too late.