In the Media

Caste discrimination – an overlooked factor in Indian kids’ stunted growth
By Ashwini Deshpande & Rajesh Ramachandran | 29 July 2021

Researchers from Ashoka and Heidelberg universities found that the illegal, but widespread, practice of untouchability is positively associated with height gaps between 'upper caste' and Dalit children.

Dalit children more likely to be stunted, shows study
By Himanshi Dhawan | 28 July 2021

The Times of India quotes a CEDA Data Narrative as it reports the findings of the paper by Ashwini Deshpande and Rajesh Ramachandran that Dalit children are more likely to be stunted.

Time to build a valuable economy
By Pulapre Balakrishnan | 19 July 2021

Pulapre Balakrishnan writes in the Hindu about how COVID-19 has brought home to us the absence from the economy of certain crucial services.

Will there be a third wave?
By Shahid Jameel | 15 July 2021

Quartz India republishes the CEDA data narrative on the possibility of India facing a third wave of Covid-19.

Barking up the wrong tree
By Ashwini Deshpande | 13 July 2021

Ashwini Deshpande writes in the Financial Express about how UP’s proposed population-control law gets it wrong and the need to address factors leading to above-replacement fertility.