Dr. Pallavi Rajkhowa

Country of current residence

India

Current position

Senior researcher

Current institute employer

Centre for development research, University of Bonn

Since

2021

Awards

The Development Economics Committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik and the KfW Development Bank awarded the prize for excellence in applied development research (2022) for my doctoral research titled "Personalized digital extension services, electronic marketplaces, and mobile phones: Implications of digital technology for rural development in India."

Degrees / expertise

2017-2021 : Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural Economics. Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany 

2008-2010: M.A in Economics, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Pune, India)

2005-2008: B.A (Honors) in Economics, University of Delhi (New Delhi, India)

Professional experience

Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn: 2021

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) : 2015-2017

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) : 2012-2015

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) : 2010-2012

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Professor Joachim von Braun and Professor Matin Qaim

2022

Rajkhowa P. and M. Qaim.  2022.  Mobile phones, off-farm employment and household income in rural India.  Journal of Agricultural Economics, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa, P. and L. Kornher.  2022.  COVID-19 and distortions in urban food market in India.  Indian Economic Review, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa, P., M. Qaim.  2022.  Mobile phones, women's physical mobility, and contraceptive use in India.  Social Science & Medicine, 305   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2021

Gulati A., P. Rajkhowa, R. Roy and P. Sharma.  2021.  Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Hoda, A., A. Gulati, H. Wardhan and P. Rajkhowa.  2021.  Drivers of Agricultural Growth in Odisha.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Hoda, A., A. Gulati, S. Jose and P. Rajkhowa.  2021.  Sources and Drivers of Agricultural Growth in Bihar.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Rajkhowa P. and M. Qaim.  2021.  Personalized digital extension services and agricultural performance: Evidence from smallholder farmers in India.  PLOS ONE, 10 (16)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa P. and Z. Kubik.  2021.  Revisiting the relationship between farm mechanization and labour requirement in India.  Indian Economic Review, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa, P..  2021.  Personalized digital extensions services, electronic marketplaces, and mobile phones: Implications of digital technologies for rural development in India..  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2017

Pratap S. Birthal;Ramesh Chand;P.K Joshi;Raka Saxena; Pallavi Rajkhowa; Md Tajuddin Khan; Mohd Arshad Khan; Khyali Chaudhary.  2017.  Formal versus informal:Efficiency, inclusiveness and financing of dairy value chains in Indian Punjab.  Journal of Rural Studies, Volume 54, August 2017   : 288-303   . Further Information

2015

Suman Chakrabarti; Pallavi Rajkhowa.  2015.  What is the cost of providing one rupee of support to the poor?.  Economic Political Weekly, Vol. 50, Issue No. 52, 26 Dec, 2015   . Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • New Technologies
  • Markets and services
  • Innovation and science policy
Research countries
  • India
Professional experience

Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn: 2021

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) : 2015-2017

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) : 2012-2015

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) : 2010-2012

Degrees

2017-2021 : Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural Economics. Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany 

2008-2010: M.A in Economics, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Pune, India)

2005-2008: B.A (Honors) in Economics, University of Delhi (New Delhi, India)

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ via DAAD

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Professor Joachim von Braun and Professor Matin Qaim

Former Junior Researcher

Private website:
https://sites.google.com/view/pallavirajkhowa/home

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change