Dr. Swarna Sadasivam Vepa

Dr. Swarna Sadasivam Vepa

Honorary Visiting Professor

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M.A (Applied Economics) with specialization Agricultural Economics Dept. of Applied Economics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 1968.

Ph. D in Agricultural Economics from the Dept. of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University 1994

Research Interests

Dry land Agriculture, Food Security, Environmental Sustainability, Rural and urban Poverty and Gender Concerns

Swarna S. Vepa : “Bearing the Brunt- Impact of rural distress on Women” Sage Publishers 2009 ( Book)

Swarna Sadasivam Vepa “The Feminization of Agriculture and the Marginalization of Women’s Economic Stake”, in Gender, Food Security and Rural Livelihoods, edited by Maithreyi Krishnaraj, Stree Publications 2007

Swarna S. Vepa, “Is hunger real or imaginary? Economic Times, 6th July 2007

Swarna S. Vepa, “Gender equity and Human development” Paper sent to Indian Journal of Medical Research to be published in the October 2007 issues

Swarna S. Vepa, Paper on “Shrinking Livelihood Opportunities of Rural Poor at the Turn of the Century, - Implications to Rural Women” -Paper presented at the Seminar Organized by National Sample Survey Organization on 27-28 September 2006 (Published in The Seminar Proceedings of the National Sample Survey Organization, New Delhi, 2007)

Swarna S. Vepa, “Role assigned to women by Development advocate`` - Implications to Gender Equity”, Paper Presented at the “National Seminar on Development Issues”, organized by Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad on 23-24 June 2006, and published in “Development Issues, edited by Prof. Vijayalakshmi Reddy, Department of sociology Nizam College, Osmania University, 2007 Hyderabad.

Swarna S. Vepa, “Changing Consumption patters and Implications to balanced diets in India” in Food and Water Security in Developing Countries, edited U. Aswathanarayan, Taylor & Francis (U.K.) 2007

Swarna S. Vepa “Feminization of Agriculture and marginalization of their Economic Stake” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XL, No. 25, June 18, 2005

Swarna Sadasivam Vepa and Ruchita Manghnani, “Rice production and Rice markets,” in the book Rice in Indian Perspective, Book edited by S. D Sharma and B.C. Nayak 2005, Today and Tomorrow Publishers.

Macro Economics, Micro Economics, Indian Economy and Development Economics