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Raghav Gaiha is a former Professor of Public Policy at the University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies. His current research interests lie in income distribution, agriculture, food prices, diets, malnutrition and disease, and rural public works and institutions. His book (jointly with Dr. S. Shankar) Battling Corruption: Has NREGA Reached India’s Rural Poor will be published by Oxford University Press in March 2013. A second book (jointly with R. Jha and Vani S. Kulkarni), Diets, Malnutrition and Disease in India, is being revised for publication by Oxford University Press. Dr. Gaiha has also served as a visiting fellow/scholar at various institutions, including Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Yale, Penn, and University of Cambridge. He has also received several awards such as the British Council Visitorship (1991 and 1994), the Population Council Fellowship (1985–86), the Ford Foundation Fellowship (1980–81), and, more recently, a research grant from AusAid (2007–09). He obtained his PhD in Economics in 1977 from the University of Manchester in England.