Devasenadhipathi Umapathi

Education and Experience

Devasenadhipathi Umapathi has a doctorate in Economics from Pondicherry University, with a specialization in Health Economics.His doctoral research examined the impact of socio-economic variables and differential gender norms on the spread of HIV and its economic consequences on affected households in the study area.

Before teaming up with IDRC, Devasenadhipathi U. headed a solution authoring team in SPi Global.

Research Interest

Devasenadhipathi research interests include Health and Environmental Economics.

Current Studies

Devasenadhipathi will be responsible for sampling design, survey and econometric analysis of water demand for urban households in Noyyal basin, Coimbatore.

Project Working On

Adapting to Climate Change in Urbanizing Watersheds(ACCUWA) funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC).