Anamika Das

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Anamika Das
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
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Research Interest

Anamika Das is a development economist and her research mainly focuses on livelihood in informal sector, distribution of ecosystem services and precarious labour. In Nature4SDGs project, she is working on how ecosystem services from common pool resources under different governance systems affect overall inequality in different social-ecological conditions in Africa, India, Bangladesh and Latin America.


Das is a PhD in Economics from Centre for the Study of Regional Development (CSRD), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New-Delhi. In her PhD thesis, she studied the conditions of reproduction of informal enterprises specifically focusing on living and working conditions of artisan labour in the silk weaving cluster of Sualkuchi in Assam. She completed her M. Phil degree from the same institute. Her M. Phil dissertation focused on how Rural Non-farm Employment in Assam impacts on rural inequality. Anamika completed her graduation and masters in Economics from Guwahati University.

Work Experience


  • Research Fellow at Centre For WTO Studies at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi

Post- PhD

  • Guest-Lecturer at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at  St Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bangalore
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Nature4SDGs project


  • ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship 2016-17
  • UGC Rank Holder Fellowship 2009-11


Journal Papers

  • Sutradhar, Rajib and Anamika Das (2019): Supermarkets and Smallholders in India –A Case Study of Reliance Fresh. International Journal of Rural Management, IJRM-2018-0166.RV2

Book Chapters

  • Das Anamika (2018): Trend, Composition and Determinants of Rural Non-farm Employment in Assam and Its Implication for Rural Income distribution , in Virginius Xaxa, Debdulal Saha, Rajdeep Singha (ed.), Employment and Labour Market in North East India: Interrogating Structural Changes.Routledge, London and New York.

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